• 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

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  • 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 »

  • 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.

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Teacher-Ranger-Teacher

A Teacher-Ranger-Teacher heads back to the classroom for a school visit.

Can't make it out to our park? Not a problem!
Chamizal National Memorial park rangers will travel to you! We offer programs that bring visitor services into the classroom.
 

Science Fair Judges
Students love explaining their experiments to uniformed park rangers! Please request rangers at least 2 weeks prior to your science fair. Pre-K through 5th

Career Day Talks
Rangers will visit classrooms to share the NPS mission and provide information on the various career paths of park rangers. Pre-K through 12th

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...