• 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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February 14, 2014
Nuestra Herencia
Nuestra Herencia mural project restoration

November 21, 2013
New Opportunities for Food and Beverage Vendors
2014-2015 Food and Beverage Vendor Opportunities During Special Events

April 29, 2013
2014 Permit Application Period Now Open
Theater booking packages and/or Special Use Permits for 2014 are now available.

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?

Rio Grande / Rio Bravo river

The only natural boundary between the United States and Mexico is the Rio Grande River, which was established in 1848 by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The Rio Bravo, as the river is known in Mexico, makes up about 1000 miles of the 2000-mile border between the two countries.