• 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.

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?

Chalk Drawing

Over 5,000 U.S. residents had to be moved from their homes and businesses in the area of El Paso that was to be handed over to Mexico, in agreement with the terms of the Chamizal Convention of 1963, at the government’s expense. More...