• 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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.

Teacher to Ranger to Teacher Program

For other TRT opportunities, please visit the Wupatki National Monument site.
TRT - Ginger at MUTS

TRT Ginger Simons prepares for a talk during the Music Under the Stars summer concert program.

National parks enrich the lives of many in this nation. They provide access to the powerful ideas, values, and meanings ascribed to the cultural, natural and recreational heritage of the United States. However, not all have enjoyed the opportunity to connect with heritage resources to the same extent, often based on a variety of social and economic circumstances. By and large, public services in National Parks have served some elements of the U.S. public better than others. This program focuses on the education community and engages teachers from urban areas in under-served schools that may or may not be currently reached with park programs.

Did You Know?

Broadtailed Hummingbird

Depending on the time of year you visit Chamizal National Memorial, you may see up to four different species of hummingbirds. These include the Broadtailed (pictured), Rufous, Black-Chinned, and Anna’s hummingbirds. More...