• 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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  • 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.

Santa Fe Opera @ the Memorial

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Scene from 2007 Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Spring Tour Program - from the production "Trinity"
Santa Fe Opera
 

Each spring, the Memorial works with the Santa Fe Opera to present a new production to local school groups. For information on upcoming productions, contact our education technician at (915) 532-7273 ext 112.

Visit the Santa Fe Opera website to learn more about the company and their community programs.

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...