• 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

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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 »

  • Trail Improvements Begin July 2014

    From July 8 through September 30, 2014 crews will resurface sections of the park's walking trail and install new drainage culverts. Sections of trail will be temporarily closed. For your safety, please obey all closure signs. 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.

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 5:00 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 5:00 am a 10:00 pm.

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

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...