• 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.

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?

Broadtailed Hummingbird

Depending on the time of year you visit Chamizal National Memorial, you may see up to four different species of hummingbirds. These include the Broadtailed (pictured), Rufous, Black-Chinned, and Anna’s hummingbirds. More...