• 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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  • New Hours!

    Beginning October 1, the grounds of the memorial will be open to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. This applies to all foot traffic and vehicles. For questions, call (915) 532-7273.

  • ¡Horario Nuevo!

    A partir del 1ero de octubre, se abren los terrenos del parque desde las 7 a.m. hasta las 10 p.m. Esto vale para el tráfico peatonal igual al de vehículos. Si tiene preguntas, llame al (915) 532-7273.

  • Phone System Problems

    We are currently experiencing problems with our automated phone system. For general information or to speak to someone in the visitor center, please dial 915-532-7273, extension 113, between 10 am and 5 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Problemas Telefónicos

    Actualmente existen problemas con el sistema telefónico. Para información general o para comunicarse con el centro de visitantes, marque 915-532-7273, extensión 113 entre las horas de 10 am y 5 pm. Disculpe la molestia.

  • Limited Access to Cultural Center on 10/20 and 10/21/14

    Floor maintenance activity may limit access to part or all of the visitor center, museum exhibits and park store on Monday, 10/20 and Tuesday, 10/21/14.

News Releases

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October 06, 2014
Open House - Puertas Abiertas
Chamizal National Memorial will host a Community Open House on October 9. El Parque Nacional El Chamizal abrirá las puertas a la comunidad el 9° de octubre.

September 30, 2014
New Hours
Beginning October 1, 2014, the Chamizal National Memorial grounds will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

February 14, 2014
Nuestra Herencia
Nuestra Herencia mural project restoration

April 20, 2010
Introducing Chami the Ground Squirrel
The creation of Chami the Ground Squirrel!

May 07, 2009
Teacher Ranger Teacher
Teach Ranger Teachers bring the National Park Service into their El Paso classrooms.

March 24, 2008
Approval for Continued Professional Education Provider
Chamizal is now offering professional development credit workshops for Texas teachers.

Did You Know?

Boundary Markers

The land that Chamizal sits on belonged to Mexico until the 1960s. You can walk along the historic US-Mexico border when you visit the memorial. More...