The Fort was open to the public during the months of June through September. Twenty-seven volunteers contributed 1282 hours. Duties included operating the visitor center, taking admission fees, working in the gift shop, restoring the native Plant Garden, misc. maintenance and repairs, fumigated the hide room. Volunteers also participated as re-enactors for Saturday’s at the Fort. They hauled off tamarisk stumps, cut down dead trees, chopped weeds, built and repaired fence, got the VC ready for the public, installed signs, and set up the tepee village.