• 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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    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.

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Areas
Parques Nacionales en La Area

White Sands National Monument
(575) 679-2599
100 miles away

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
(915) 828-3251
110 miles away

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
(575) 785-2232
55 miles away

Fort Davis National Historic Site
(432) 426-3224 ext. 220
207 miles away

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
(575) 536-9461
217 miles away

Other Attractions

El Paso's Historic Mission Trail
(915) 534-0600
10 miles away

Magoffin Home State Historic Site
(915) 533-5147
3 miles away

Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
(915) 857-1135
30 miles away

Franklin Mountains State Park
(915) 566-6441
10 miles away

Wyler Aerial Tramway
(915) 566-6622
5 miles away

Local Partners & Information Resources
Participantes y Informacion

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Did You Know?

U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Mateos

During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.