• 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.

Chamizal's Bookstore (La Libreria del Chamizal)

Are you looking for something unique that has a touch of the border region's flare? Chamizal National Memorial's bookstore is loaded with items that represent the unique culture of the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez region. The store is operated by Western National Parks Association. Bookstore purchases help support interpretive and education programs at Chamizal National Memorial.

 
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Examples of Oaxacan wood crafts for sale in the bookstore.
 
books
Examples of titles available in the bookstore.
 
 
Mexican-style Chocolate!
Try our newest additions - Taza Mexican-style chocolate and handcrafted molinillos for creating Mexican-style hot chocolate.
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Come Visit Us!

If we've piqued your interest, please visit us Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 915-532-7273.

Vienes Visitanos!

 
Chamizal National Memorial items
The Chamizal patch, hat pin, and ballcap are all available.
We have Chamizal magnets too.
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postcards
New postcards are available - images of our
Nuestra Herencia mural, the boundary marker
along the historic Rio Grande channel, and ballet
folklorico dancing.
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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.