• 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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  • 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.

Indoor Activities (Actividades Interiores)

Land surveyors using the technology of the 1800s

Our museum tells the history of the boundary between the United States and Mexico, as well as the Chamizal story. (Nuestro museo ensena la historia de la frontera E.U. y Mexico y tambien la historia Chamizal.)

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The Memorial offers a number of activities to participate in while visiting the park. Self-paced activities include viewing the History Museum, and visiting the three gallery spaces.

Scheduled programs include Junior Ranger Crafts and the Junior Ranger Program.

Be sure to also check out the Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in the Memorial's theater nightly.

El Memorial Chamizal tiene varíos actividades cuando visitan el parque. El Museo Historico y tres galerias.

Programas incluye el Junior Ranger Crafts y Programa Junior Ranger.

Tambien va el Almanace o Calendario de Eventos del Teatro.

Did You Know?

Chalk Drawing

Over 5,000 U.S. residents had to be moved from their homes and businesses in the area of El Paso that was to be handed over to Mexico, in agreement with the terms of the Chamizal Convention of 1963, at the government’s expense. More...