• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

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  • Phone System Problems

    We are currently experiencing problems with our automated phone system. For general information or to speak to someone in the visitor center, please dial 915-532-7273, extension 113, between 10 am and 5 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Problemas Telefónicos

    Actualmente existen problemas con el sistema telefónico. Para información general o para comunicarse con el centro de visitantes, marque 915-532-7273, extensión 113 entre las horas de 10 am y 5 pm. Disculpe la molestia.

  • Construction Activity Near E Paisano Drive and S San Marcial Street

    If entering the park from E Paisano Drive and S Marcial Street please be extra cautious. Pay close attention to the temporary road signs during the ongoing construction activity there.

  • Construcción por las Calles San Marcial y Paisano

    Al dirigirse hacia el parque desde el lado de las calles Paisano y San Marcial, tenga mucho cuidado. Preste atención a la señales temporales de construcción mientras realizan esa obra.

  • Alcohol Ban for Visitor Safety

    From June 1 through August 31, the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages without a permit is prohibited. During Music Under the Stars concerts, alcohol may be purchased within the memorial boundary. More »

  • Prohibición del Alcohol por Seguridad de los Visitantes

    Del 1 de junio hasta el 31 de agosto, se prohibe tener y consumir bebidas alcohólicas. Durante los conciertos de Música Alfresco, se permite tomar alcohol de las ventas autorizadas dentro del parque solamente.

Distance Learning Opportunities

Web Conferencing at the Memorial
 
Web Conferencing

Park Rangers during a web conference session discussing the NPS arrowhead.

NPS

Chamizal National Memorial invites you and your students to explore the memorial and the National Park Service without any parent permission slips!
 

Using web conferencing technology, your students can participate in a real-time learning experience with park rangers on various subjects that meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. All you need is access to a computer, internet, web cam, and a microphone - stuff that's probably already in your classroom!

Signing up for this program is fast, easy and free. Call or e-mail the park's education staff at (915) 532-7273 x130 or e-mail us.

Current Program:
NPS in Federal Government 94 KB
9-12th Grade, Government Classes

Upcoming Programs:
Understanding River Movements
4-5th Grade, Science Classes

Political Characters in the Chamizal Story
6-8th Grade, Theater & Social Studies Classes

Did You Know?

Chamizo Plant

Chamizal National Memorial is named after a plant. Chamizal means "land where the chamiso grows". The Spanish word "chamiso" is the common name for four-wing saltbush (atriplex canescens). More...