• Panoramic Banner Image_Picture of the Day 2003

    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Fees & Reservations

Enrance Fees - Individuals 16 years of age and older $3.00 for 7 Days.
Details - entrance fee also valid for 7 day use at Pecos National Historical Park

FEE FREE DAYS FOR 2014 AT FORT UNION NATIONAL MONUMENT

January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend

February 15th to February 17th - Presidents Day Weekend

April 19 to April 20 - National Park Week's Opening Weekend

August 25 - National Park Service's 98th Birthday

September 27 - National Public Lands Day

November 11 - Veterans Day

America the Beautiful

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

The following passes make up the series:

Annual Pass

·$80 annual pass

·Available to everyone.

·Can be obtained in person at a federal recreation site, or by calling 1-888-ASK USGS (1-888-275-8747), Ext. 1, or online. Buy Now

·Non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Annual Pass

Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military

·Available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard and also, Reserve and National Guard members.

·Must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).

Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for U.S. Military

Senior Pass

·$10 Lifetime pass

·For U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.

·May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining a Senior Pass through the mail is twenty dollars ($20). Ten ($10) for the Senior Pass and ten ($10) for processing the application. Applicants must provide documentation of age and residency or citizenship.

·May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services.

·Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Senior Pass

Access Pass

·Free

·For U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

·May be obtained in person at a federal recreation site or through the mail using this application form. The cost of obtaining an Access Pass through the mail is ten dollars ($10) for processing the application (the Pass is free). Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship.

·May provide a 50 percent discount on some amenity fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services.

·Generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Interagency Access Pass

Volunteer Pass

·Free

·For volunteers with 250 service hours with federal agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program.

·Contact your local federal recreation site for more information about volunteer opportunities or visit Volunteer.gov.

NOTE: Golden Access and Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.

The five agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program are:

·National Park Service

·U.S. Forest Service

·U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

·Bureau of Land Management

·Bureau of Reclamation

See the site locations that issue these passes.

Pass Program Definitions

  • Available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard and also, Reserve and National Guard members.
  • Must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).

Did You Know?

Baseball

Fort Union had their own baseball team, and may have been the first baseball team in the West! They competed against teams from other communtites, including Las Vegas, Wagon Mound, Mora, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque.