Palo Alto Battlefield is located on the north side of Brownsville, TX, near the city of Los Fresnos, TX. The park lies at the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 1847/Paredes Line Rd. and FM 511/FM 550.
The park is approximately five miles north of downtown Brownsville, TX.
From US Highway 77/83
Brownsville is readily accessible via a number of area airports. The closest terminal is the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport in Brownsville. Other options include:
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Dozens of future Union and Confederate Generals fought in the 1846 battles on the Rio Grande. Some of the prominent names include: James Longstreet, George Meade, Ulyssess S. Grant, Braxton Bragg, James Mansfield, and John Pemberton. More...