• 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 »

  • 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.

Directions (Direcsiones)

Welcome to Chamizal National Memorial!
Park Entrance from San Marcial

Visitors traveling east or west on I-10, exit 22B Hwy 54 and travel south on Hwy 54. Following the brown Chamizal National Memorial directional signs, turn right onto Paisano Drive. Turn left at light onto San Marcial Street. The memorial entrance is on the left.


After driving into the park, follow the one-way paved road around the outdoor stage area to the large paved parking area located in front of the administrative building. The Memorial's main parking area offers lighted and secured parking for 162 vehicles, with an additional 5 spaces for handicapped parking. The area behind the outdoor stage is not open for public parking.

Overnight parking is not permitted.

Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? If so, good for you! Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy.

El Chamizal National Memorial está ubicado en la zona sur-central de El Paso, Texas. Se encuentra justo al norte del canal de cemento del Río Grande e inmediatamente adyacente al puerto de entrada del Puente de las Américas, entre la frontera internacional de EE UU y México. Los visitantes que viajen al este o al oeste por la I-10, deben salir al sur en la carretera principal 54 y seguir las señales de orientación marrón del Chamizal National Memorial. Si viaja al sur por la carretera 54/carretera Patriot, tome la salida marcada de Juarez, México. NO siga al Puente de las Américas, sino gire a la derecha a la calle Paisano y continúe hasta el siguiente semáforo en la calle S. San Marcial y gire a la izquierda. Verá la entrada al Chamizal National Memorial a su izquierda.


Después de entrar con el vehículo al parque, siga el camino pavimentado de un solo sentido alrededor del área del escenario al aire libre, hacia el área de estacionamiento pavimentada más grande ubicada frente al edificio administrativo. El área de estacionamiento principal del monumento ofrece estacionamiento iluminado y seguro para 162 vehículos, con 5 espacios adicionales para discapacitados. No podrá estacionarse en el área detrás del escenario al aire libre.

Pasar la noche aqui no es permitido.


Public Transportation
El Paso is serviced by Sun Metro (local) Busline. For schedules and routes call (915) 533-6645 or visit their website.

Transportacion Publica
A El Paso le de servicio Sun Metro linea local de camiones. Para horarios y rutas por favor llame al (915) 533-6645 o visite su
pagina en la red.

Did You Know?

U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Mateos

During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.