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.
Explore Chamizal National Memorial in a brand new way!
Each outreach trunk is designed to accommodate a classroom of up to thirty 3rd to 5th grade students. Reservations are free and required to accommodate high demand. Call (915) 532-7273 for more information.
Celebrating Diplomacy combines TEKS from social studies, language arts, fine arts and math through a series of fun lessons that explore our bicultural community of the El Paso/Ciudad Juarez region.
Activities range from reading a recipe and making guacamole, designing papel picado, to writing comparison sheets on books included in the trunk, and singing folk songs.
This trunk can be checked out for use on your campus for up to three weeks.
Every Student is a Scientist combines science and math TEKS through a series of activities that are designed to be completed at the Chamizal. The trunk contains just about everything you would need to gather and analyze field data:compass, digital sound recorders, thermometers, stop watches, clipboards, etc.
This trunk is only available for use at Chamizal National Memorial. Call the park’s Education Department at (915) 532-7273 x112 to receive a copy of the suggested curriculum for this trunk.
Did You Know?
The only natural boundary between the United States and Mexico is the Rio Grande River, which was established in 1848 by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The Rio Bravo, as the river is known in Mexico, makes up about 1000 miles of the 2000-mile border between the two countries.