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Fort Union waives entrance fees on Monday

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Submitted to the Optic

Fort Union National Monument will be joining national park sites around the country in celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a fee free day. Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors to Fort Union National Monument on Monday. Visitors arriving in the park will be allowed to enter free of charge.

“Winter can be a wonderful time to visit Fort Union,” says park Superintendent Charlie Strickfaden. Fee free days are a great opportunity to discover a new season in your favorite national park.”

The fee free designation applies to entrance fees only.  

The National Park Service will be offering additional fee free day throughout 2013, including April 22 – 26 (National Parks Week), Aug. 25 (National Park Service Birthday) Sept. 28 (National Public Lands Day) and Nov. 9-11(Veterans Day weekend.)

For more on what there is to see and do in Fort Union National Monument,  visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/foun.