• 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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NPS Focus

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The National Park Service cares for nearly 400 unique sites all across the country. From Alaska to Puerto Rico, and from American Samoa to the northern tip of Maine, each of the parks preserves an important aspect of the United State's cultural and natural heritage.

NPS Interpretation & Education
The place for teachers and learners of all ages.

Teaching with Historic Places

Why National Parks
A ranger led unit of study focusing on the diversity of parks.
Call Chamizal's education staff to schedule the program. (915) 532-7273 x130

NPS in the Federal Government
A real-time web-conference with park rangers discussing where the National Park Service fits within the federal government structure.

 

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...