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    Fort Union

    National Monument New Mexico

Operating Hours & Seasons

Sunset at the Mechanics Corral
Sunset at the Mechanics Corral
Photographer: Volunteer Richard Gonzales
Operating Hours & Seasons

Open daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Winter Hours: Labor Day to Memorial Day 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The remaining 2014 entrance fee-free days are:

  • September 27th – National Public Lands Day
  • November 11th – Veterans Day

Did You Know?


In 1883 the Fort Union Dramatic Club, aided by the Twenty-Third Infantry band stationed at the post, performed in a two-night variety show in Las Vegas to raise funds for a post school. Tickets cost 75 cents for reserved seating and 50 cents for general admission.