• 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 »

  • 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.

Management

Superintendent's Compendium 7.96 MB pdf
Rules and guidelines for Chamizal National Memorial

Foundation Document for Planning & Management (2007) 9.20 MB pdf
Outlines the purpose of Chamizal National Memorial

Comprehensive Interpretive Plan (2009-2013) 478 KB pdf
An outline for visitor and education services

For Chamizal statistics, please visit the National Park Service Statistics page

Painting by Carmen "Kany" Rodriguez
Painted by Carmen 'Kany' Rodriguez
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Did You Know?

Ambassadors Mann (U.S.) and Tello (Mexico)

The two official signatures on the Chamizal Convention of 1963 are not those of the President of the United States and Mexico, but of Ambassador Thomas Mann of the United States and Ambassador Manual Tello of Mexico. More...