• 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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  • New Hours!

    Beginning October 1, the grounds of the memorial will be open to the public from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. This applies to all foot traffic and vehicles. For questions, call (915) 532-7273.

  • ¡Horario Nuevo!

    A partir del 1ero de octubre, se abren los terrenos del parque desde las 7 a.m. hasta las 10 p.m. Esto vale para el tráfico peatonal igual al de vehículos. Si tiene preguntas, llame al (915) 532-7273.

  • Phone System Problems

    We are currently experiencing problems with our automated phone system. For general information or to speak to someone in the visitor center, please dial 915-532-7273, extension 113, between 10 am and 5 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Problemas Telefónicos

    Actualmente existen problemas con el sistema telefónico. Para información general o para comunicarse con el centro de visitantes, marque 915-532-7273, extensión 113 entre las horas de 10 am y 5 pm. Disculpe la molestia.

  • Limited Access to Cultural Center on 10/20 and 10/21/14

    Floor maintenance activity may limit access to part or all of the visitor center, museum exhibits and park store on Monday, 10/20 and Tuesday, 10/21/14.

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Be Our Friend and Join Los Paisanos de El Chamizal
Los Paisanos de El Chamizal is the memorial's Friends Group. The organization and its members work to support the educational mandate of the Chamizal National Memorial. As the memorial's sole advocacy group, members provide support through hosting high profile community events and gallery receptions, fundraising projects, and participating in long range planning for the memorial. Los Paisanos also provide invaluable support by volunteering during park sponsored events.

For more information about joining and supporting the memorial, please visit the Los Paisanos website or e-mail info@los-paisanos-chamizal.com.

Los Paisanos de El Chamizal es el Grupo de amigos del monumento. La organización y sus miembros trabajan para paoyar el mandato educativo del Chamizal National Memorial. Como el único grupo defensor del parque, los miembros brindan apoyo realizando eventos comunitarios y recepciones prominentes, recaudando fondos para proyectos y participando en la planificación de gran alcance del monumento. Los Paisanos de El Chamizal también brindan apoyo incalculable llevando a cabo actividades de voluntariado durante los eventos patrocinados por el parque.

Did You Know?

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The Chamizal Convention of 1963 settled a 100-year long boundary dispute with Mexico. The Memorial is the only NPS site that commemorates the unique way the Chamizal Dispute was settled –through goodwill, diplomacy, mutual cooperation and cross-cultural understanding. More...