The monument is open daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
We are currently in winter hours operations.
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.
There is NO FEE to enter Fort Union National Monument. Enjoy your visit!
If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Land Pass and fee-free days in the national parks.
Ranger Led Activities and Tours
For daily programs and activities check out our Guided Tours and Talks Page
Planning a trip in 2021? Check out our schedule of upcoming events!
Safety is our number one concern so to help you prepare for a safe and enjoyable visit, check out our safety page.
Information on our accessible trails, along with ambulatory, audio and visual aids that the monument provides, check out our Accessibility Page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about the historical aspects of the monument.
Pets are allowed on the monument grounds. Please be sure to check out our Pets page to find out about the best and safest way to prepare your pet for your visit.
Download a variety of brochures about Fort Union National Monument.
For information about special use permits at Fort Union National Monument, please visit the permits page.
Fort Union National Monument
P.O. Box 127
Watrous, NM 87753