• 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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Kids & Youth

Ranger with Junior Ranger and Puppets

Puppet shows have been a popular program for many years. This Junior Ranger shows off her own paper puppet to Ranger Becky and a member of the puppet cast.


Become a Chamizal Junior Ranger. Stop by the visitor center and pick up a Junior Ranger book. Junior Rangers can earn a patch or a badge and be sworn in as an official National Park Junior Ranger.

Check out our Park Fun page for more great activities and printable material.

Special events like National Junior Ranger Day bring participants, park rangers and new friends together for a day of fun.

Go to our Calendar of Events schedule and the Gallery Page to find out what's happening at the park during your visit.

2012 Junior Ranger Day
One lucky Junior Ranger meets Chami the Spotted Ground Squirrel during our Junior Ranger Day celebration.

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