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:
Did You Know?
Americans celebrated the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma with songs, artwork, and poetry. One enterprising company even marketed a men’s hat called the “Palo Alto.” Sales were so brisk that a “Resaca” women’s hat soon followed.