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.
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.
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.
Construcción por las Calles San Marcial y Paisano
Al dirigirse hacia el parque desde el lado de las calles Paisano y San Marcial, tenga mucho cuidado. Preste atención a la señales temporales de construcción mientras realizan esa obra.
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 »
Prohibición del Alcohol por Seguridad de los Visitantes
Del 1 de junio hasta el 31 de agosto, se prohibe tener y consumir bebidas alcohólicas. Durante los conciertos de Música Alfresco, se permite tomar alcohol de las ventas autorizadas dentro del parque solamente.
Agreement with Pan American Health Organization and Ecoclub
Contact: Anne Doherty-Stephan, 915-532-7273 x124
Chamizal National Memorial, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) United States-Mexico Border Office, and Ecoclub "El Chamizal" representatives are pleased to announce an upcoming ceremony during which each organization will sign the first Memorandum of Understanding of its kind between the National Park Service and PAHO. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to formalize this partnership which furthers the common goals of each organization to engage children and youth in leadership and teamwork activities and environmental awareness programs that encourage healthy, active lifestyles while connecting local communities to their natural and cultural heritage as part of the First Lady's "Let's Move Outside" Initiative.
The ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. on the Esplanade outside the Visitor Center between the flags of the United States and Mexico. The public and the media are invited to witness the signing ceremony, which will be followed immediately by light refreshments.
For questions or more information, please contact Chief of Interpretation, Education, and the Arts Anne Doherty-Stephan at (915) 532-7273 ext. 124.
Did You Know?
Chamizal National Memorial is named after a plant. Chamizal means "land where the chamiso grows". The Spanish word "chamiso" is the common name for four-wing saltbush (atriplex canescens). More...