• 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.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

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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.

Multimedia Presentations

This concrete boundary marker along the edge of Chamizal National Memorial marks the historic boundary between the United States and Mexico.

Chamizal Speaks contains videos of Chamizal's park rangers giving public talks on various subjects.
Chamizal Speaks contiene videos de los guardaparques de El Chamizal hablandole al publico sobre varios temas. (en Ingles)

 
Chami, our mascot, is a spotted ground squirrel that teaches visitors and school groups about the importance of wildlife protection.

Just for Fun is a collection of videos featuring park rangers having fun on the job.
Just for Fun es una coleccion de videos presentando a los guardaparques divirtiendose en el trabajo.

 
Chamizal National Memorial Visitor Center

Chamizal FYI provides visitors with information about the memorial, safety videos, and our introductory park videos.

 

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Did You Know?

U.S. and Mexico flags

The Mexican flag is flown at Chamizal National Memorial out of respect for the sentiments that made the Chamizal Convention of 1963 a reality. The United States flag will always be on the left as you face the Memorial. More...