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Palo Alto Battlefield is located on the north side of Brownsville, TX, near the city of Los Fresnos, TX.
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 the Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas, McAllen-Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, and the General Servando Canales Airport in Matamoros, Mexico.
The park lies at the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 1847 ( Paredes Line Road) and FM 511, approximately five miles north of downtown Brownsville, TX. From Rt. 77/83 take the FM 511 exit and drive east approximately two miles to reach FM 1847. The park visitor center is located on the east side of 1847.
Did You Know?
In 1870, residents of Brownsville placed a stone monument at Palo Alto in the first effort to commemorate the site.