Fort Union is situated at 6,760 feet above sea level. Daytime temperatures between June and September may exceed 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter temperatures often drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures may vary within 50 degrees in a 24-hour period. During the winter, it is not uncommon for the temperatures to drop below 0°F (-18°C.) During the summer, expect high temperatures, intense sunlight and extreme low humidity.
Fees - $0.00
There is NO FEE to enter Fort Union National Monument. Enjoy your visit!
Annual "Every Kid In a Park" 4th Grade Pass - $0.00
Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper voucher. The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September - August.) Paper vouchers can be obtained by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website and can be exchanged for the pass at Federal recreation sites that charge Entrance or Standard Amenity fees.Digital versions of the voucher will not be accepted.
The Visitor Center provides accessible restrooms, a large open exhibit area, and has height compliant water fountains. Handicapped parking spaces for standard sized vehicles are available in the Visitor Center parking area. Several "oversized" parking spaces in the parking lot can accommodate campers, buses, and large RV's. The 15 minute orientation film is provided with captioning. Assisted hearing devices for the film can be obtained at the visitor center front desk.