Pets are allowed on the trails and within the picnic areas, but they must be on a 6 foot leash. Pets are not permitted inside public buildings, such as the Visitor Center, offices, museum and public restrooms, with the exception of service animals on a leash. There are gates on either side of the Visitor Center with access to the trails.
Note: We recommend you not leave your pets in the car at all when temperatures are above 68 degrees, even with the windows cracked!
When you bring your pets to the park remember to:
Did You Know?
In 1877 there was a smallpox epidemic at Fort Union. The hospital was so full that they had to set up tents outside to accomodate the overflow of patients.