• 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.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

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  • New Hours!

    Beginning October 1, the grounds of the memorial will be open to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. This applies to all foot traffic and vehicles. For questions, call (915) 532-7273.

  • ¡Horario Nuevo!

    A partir del 1ero de octubre, se abren los terrenos del parque desde las 7 a.m. hasta las 10 p.m. Esto vale para el tráfico peatonal igual al de vehículos. Si tiene preguntas, llame al (915) 532-7273.

  • 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.

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?

Chalk Drawing

The Chamizal Convention of 1963 settled a 100-year long boundary dispute with Mexico. The Memorial is the only NPS site that commemorates the unique way the Chamizal Dispute was settled –through goodwill, diplomacy, mutual cooperation and cross-cultural understanding. More...