Basic Information

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:


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 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.

The park does issue the Annual 4th Grade Pass . For more information about how your 4th grader can print the necessary voucher for this pass, visit our Fee & Passes page or the Every Kid in a Park website.

Ranger Led Activities and Tours

For daily programs and activities check out our Guided Tours and Talks Page

Already planning a trip for the upcoming year? Here's the 2017 Event Schedule (4 MB)


Safety is out 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 (FAQS)

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.

Contact Information

By Mail:

Fort Union National Monument
P.O. Box 127
Watrous, NM 87753

By Phone:
(505) 425-8025

By Email:

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By Fax:

Last updated: September 12, 2019

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 127
Watrous, NM 87753


(505) 425-8025

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