Meet your New Mexico National Parks

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Date: July 30, 2016
Contact: Lorenzo Vigil, 505-425-8025

Release Date:Immediate

Contact:Lorenzo Vigil,, 505-425-8025

Meet your New Mexico National Parks- Centennial Celebration August 10, 2016

Watrous, NM: Did you know there are 15 National Parks and 3 National Historic Trails in New Mexico?Over 1,714,000 visitors enjoyed their time at a New Mexico National Park last year.On Wednesday August 10, 2016 come and visit with rangers from your New Mexico National Parks at the Fort Union Drive-In outdoor movie theater in Las Vegas NM.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about each park in an outdoor setting and then once it gets dark enjoy park movies on the big screen.The Fort Union Drive-In in Las Vegas, NM has partnered with Fort Union National Monument to assist in the commemoration of the National Park Service's Centennial celebration.Gates at the Fort Union Drive-In will open at 5pm with booths from the respective National Parks available to the visiting public.The Drive-In will have their concession stand open.

This is a FREE event.Come and enjoy a great evening in Las Vegas and connect to your backyard National Parks from New Mexico.

For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025, visit, or like on us on Facebook at

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Last updated: July 30, 2016

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Watrous, NM 87753


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