Plan Your Visit

Texas tortoise walking through the grass.
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A Growing Park

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park is a newer unit of the National Park Service. The park is growing and continues to develop its facilities and visitor services. The addition of the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield means services and programs will continue to grow in the coming years.

Experience Your Park

You have the chance to watch a Nation Park take shape. The park encourages visitors to come by the visitor center, talk to a Ranger, walk the trails, and take part in the development of this important site. The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Battlefield overlook shelter

Basic Information

A little planning goes a long way. Make the most of your visit and use this page to help you plan ahead.

Living historians performing a musket demonstration

Things To Do At Palo Alto

Palo Alto Battlefield offers a variety of experiences, events, and activities. Explore what YOUR park has to offer.

Park directional road sign

Directions to Palo Alto

Getting to the park can be a little tricky. Use this info to help you make your way to the park.

Last updated: January 4, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

600 E. Harrison Street
Room 1006

Brownsville, TX 78520


(956) 541-2785 x333

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