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    Artillery Demonstration
    Artillery demonstration; photo by Richard Gonzales

    Fort Union National Monument is currently open during WINTER HOURS, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.         Closed December 26 and January 1

    Saturdays & Sundays

    10:00 AM - Tour   

    Join a ranger on a 1.25-mile walk through the monument grounds and discover the broad influence Fort Union had on the shaping and development of the Southwest during the 19th century. Tours last about 90 minutes. Visitors are encouraged to wear sturdy walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 

    2:00 PM - Interpretive Talk

    These 20-minute talks range in topics, including the Santa Fe Trail, Army life, the military campaigns of Fort Union, the various components and structures of the fort, and more.


    Additional information on programs, events, and activities can be found on our website.

    Allow approximately two hours for visit and come prepared to walk with sunscreen, water, a hat, and sturdy shoes.

    Ranger led tour; photo by NPS