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?
Freemasons were among the first to advocate for the preservation of Fort Union, the site where two Masonic lodges had been founded. On January 23, 1929, the members of Chapman Lodge No. 2 at Las Vegas (one of the lodges which had its origins at Fort Union in 1862) selected a committee to "have Fort Union declared a national monument."