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?
Jean Luis Berlandier served as an Engineer with the Mexican army on the Rio Grande, but also had a career as a botanist. Berlandier participated in several explorations of Texas in the 1820s and 1830s and compiled extensive documentation of the plants and wildlife of the region. More...