• 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons (Horas y Temporadas de Operacion)

The Memorial's Visitor Center and Abrazos Gallery are open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Federal Recreation Passes are only sold in the visitor center and cannot be obtained in the Administration Office.

The Memorial's Administration Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Park Grounds are open daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

The Memorial, including the grounds, is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

El Centro de Visitantes de el Memorial y las Galerias Abrazos estan abiertas diariamente de 10:00 am 5:00 pm.

Las Oficinas de Administracion de el Memorial estan abiertas de Lunes a Viernes de 800 am 4:30 pm

Los terrenos de el parque se abren diariamente de 7:00 am a 10:00 pm.

El Memorial esta cerrado el Dia de Gracias, Navidad, y Año Nuevo.

Did You Know?

Rio Grande cemented riverbed - view from Juarez

4.1 miles of the riverbed between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez were cemented as part of the Chamizal Convention of 1963. Before the treaty, torrential spring rainfall would cause the Rio Grande to turn into a wild and unforgiving river, causing loss of life and property. More...