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Contact: Lorenzo Vigil, 505-425-8025Fort Union National Monument Announces Junior Ranger Day 2017
Watrous, NM: Fort Union National Monument announces its annual Junior Ranger Day celebration on Sunday, April 16th, 2017. Come out for a family-friendly day of events that include a black powder demonstration and a scavenger hunt. The black powder artillery demonstration will start at11:00 a.m. At 1:00 p.m. families will be led on scavenger hunt through the fort, looking for a variety of natural and man-made objects found in the park. Throughout the day, 4th grade students can pick up an Every Kid in a Park Pass from the rangers, which gives them and their families a free annual pass to federal parks, lands and waters.
To visit the monument, take Exit 366 off I-25 at Watrous, NM, onto State Hwy. 161, 8 miles. Park hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025. You can find our free APP in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. Search for Fort Union National Monument. Visit www.nps.gov/foun, or like on us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FortUnionNM.