• 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 »

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    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.

News (Noticias)

US and Mexican Flags Flying
We are the only park to fly both the US and the Mexican flags at our visitor center.

The Memorial regularly issues press releases and a teacher newsletter to keep visitors informed about upcoming interpretive and education programs, special events, and policy changes.

Please refer to the Calendar of Events for a complete list of events at Chamizal's theaters and visitor center.

You can also keep informed on our Facebook page where we post park photos and up-to-date event information. You can share with us and others your experiences at Chamizal National Memorial. "Like" us and tell us what you think!

Chamizal also maintains a channel on YouTube where we can upload videos. Check us out!

Did You Know?

Siglo de Oro,

The Siglo de Oro Drama Festival, the longest running festival of its kind in the world, is held at the Memorial yearly and has attained an international reputation for featuring quality presentations from Spain's Golden Age, in both English and Spanish, by theatrical groups from all over the world. More...