• 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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Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Adolfo López Mateos reaching to shake hands in front of chrome obelisk on September 25 1964

Chamizal: A Little Park With A Big Story

Come for a visit and make us part of your story!

A river, national pride, floods, celebration, borders, music, money, presidents, handshakes, heartbreak, homes, friendship, lives (and no deaths), and a great deal of suspense are written into the history of the Chamizal lands. Chamizal National Memorial tells a human story with all of the multifaceted complexities of being human. You may have never heard of this story, but we are sure you will feel it.

El Chamizal: Un Parquecito Con Una Gran Historia

¡Venga a visitar y háganos parte de su propia historia!

Un río, el orgullo de un país, inundaciones, celebraciones, límites fronterizos, música, dinero, presidentes, un apretón de manos, desalojamientos, desilusión, vidas (menos muertes), y bastante anticipación se encuentran en la historia de El Chamizal. El Parque Nacional El Chamizal cuenta una historia humana con todos los aspectos complicados de ser humano. Puede que nunca haya escuchado esta historia, pero estamos seguros que le conmoverá.

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