• 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 »

  • Trail Improvements Begin July 2014

    From July 8 through September 30, 2014 crews will resurface sections of the park's walking trail and install new drainage culverts. Sections of trail will be temporarily closed. For your safety, please obey all closure signs. More »

Professional Development

Ranger with Teachers

Park staff conduct a teacher's workshop focused on the Science behind the movement of a river's channel.

Chamizal National Memorial is a certified CPE provider for the state of Texas!

The memorial works with local school districts and national organizations to provide professional development opportunities to area educators. Most of our programs are free of charge for teachers in public, private and home-school classrooms.

Please call 915.532.7273 for additional information.

Did You Know?

Boundary Markers

The land that Chamizal sits on belonged to Mexico until the 1960s. You can walk along the historic US-Mexico border when you visit the memorial. More...