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Address: 800 S San Marcial Street, El Paso, TX
Phone Number: 915-532-7273
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I had read the previous reviews and people had told me not to go but its a NP and there must be a reason for that. So I went and saw and it took all of 10mins. It's down the road... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had read the previous reviews and people had told me not to go but its a NP and there must be a reason for that. So I went and saw and it took all of 10mins. It's down the road from the zoo but don't make a special trip.

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El Paso, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Horses are available to rent for a good price. Lots of space to ride them. Took a grill, cooked a discada, rode the horses and ponies. Lots of security makes you feel comfortable.

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Herndon, Virginia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Really interesting little National Memorial. It tells the story of how a border dispute was caused then solved peacefully, which is somewhat unusual. It's also got a nice exhibit on the survey of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo and how the Mexican and American team were able to overcome the recent war and cultural differences to complete the survey. It's also... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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338 reviews 338 reviews
264 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stopped by the visitor's center real quick. The museum just explains how the US and Mexico came to terms with a new International border. The park outside was surrounded by busy streets. The grass needed to be cut. Not one of the better NPS sites.

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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

So much to learn at the Memorial!! I was amazed by the history of El Paso, and how much of El Paso was actually part of Mexico, & how much I didn't learn in school!! During the summer months, there are free outdoor concerts every weekend - with an outdoor dance floor .... people of all ages gather with friends... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We came to the memorial to burn some time before catching a flight out if town. The memorial is dedicated to the peaceful end to a land dispute between Mexico and the United States. It's a great idea for the land, but overall it isn't anything overly special. The memorial has special events that sound to be excellent, but outside... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I honestly don't know why this is a national park. It is more like a shabby city park than anything else. There is nothing there to do outside of scheduled activities. Close to 2 freeways so you get to enjoy the sound of traffic and smell of exhaust while strolling through the dead grass in the sparse grounds. The only... More 

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

It's a small visitor center with some outdated displays they intend to redo shortly but still a source of very interesting info, and the staff is friendly and ready to share some history with you. This would be a great spot to visit with a history class. There is an event every Sunday evening outside that sounds promising as well.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Visitor center did not seem to be open hours posted on the sign. Park is in average condition and did not seem to be in the greatest of areas. Lots of special events were scheduled but seemed more geared to the local. Not worth going out of your way to and make sure you accidentally don't turn onto the bridge... More 

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East Liverpool, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Easy to find, park rangers were friendly. Its a place to get a stamp if you like the Passport books that the National Park does.

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