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Address: 800 S San Marcial Street, El Paso, TX
Phone Number: 915-532-7273
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The park opens early but be aware that doesn't mean the visitor center with all the info opens early. The visitor center opens at 10 am so I missed probably most of the info. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

The park opens early but be aware that doesn't mean the visitor center with all the info opens early. The visitor center opens at 10 am so I missed probably most of the info. The mural outside is interesting but I think the original version (especially the one on the left) was better and more meaningful (the info regarding the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The music weekends are great to bring your chairs and soft drinks. The evening are wonderful to enjoy. Bring bus sprays for the mesquitos!! This is held all summer, very enjoyable. Its open to the public.

El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The National Memorial is an easy visit, it is free with plenty of green space for children to run and play. There is a quick walk through history to understand the importance of the National Memorial site. They do host a lot of cultural events here, so I encourage everybody to check to see if there is anything going on... More 

South Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The other half on Chamizal is in Juarez. If you brave the border, make sure you know where you are going. 1/2 times I received flack from US border patrol for crossing....well intended, but perhaps a more fitting issue a few years ago.

New Port Richey, Florida
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stopped here to because we liked the idea of looking across the border to Mexico even though we didn't plan to visit Mexico. The park is very pleasant with picnic tables and trees scattered on a grassy area. The big red x of the border crossing is visible, but not the river. When we were there it was really... More 

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Bristol, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had our National Park Travelers Convention here. This is a smaller park but with a lot of history. They are going to be redoing some of the displays soon and can't wait to come back to see it. The Rangers were very friendly and helpful and pointed out several other attractions we should visit to add to out history... More 

Havre de Grace, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you have never heard of the memorial, then you are not alone. We are national park junkies who love collecting the passport stamps. We were close enough to make a trip to this site to see what it was all about. Yes, the disputed boundary between the US and Mexico was most interesting, but in my opinion, the resolution... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a wonderful monument to the peaceful way in which a major border dispute was resolved. It sure would be nice to have a more open border but 9/11 took care of that for the foreseeable future. We attended a meeting at the site and with a presentation by a ranger and an historical discussion of the development of... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The park honors the peaceful agreement of a more than 100-year border issue between Mexico and USA that resulted from the natural change of course of the Rio Grande River between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso. A Park Ranger gave us very enlightening knowledge about the memorial. He was very instructive and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The staff was great and learned a lot. Free to enter and view the park. Fun fact: our southern boarder was not so " set in stone " as you would have thought. Well it was fixed in the 1960's thanks to JKF. Hence the reason he is on the mural

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