• Flying artillery crew in action.

    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor center

A replica Model 1841 6-pound field gun makes for a great photo op.

Palo Alto Battlefield NHP (Public Domain)

Visit Us Soon

The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The park is closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, and January 1st.

Trails, Tours & Events

The battlefield overlook and trails are open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The park's special event and program season runs from September through May. Guided tours are available from December 1st through April 1st.

For latest info on program and event, check out Things To Do.

Did You Know?

Battle of Palo Alto

The battle of Palo Alto included four men who would become President. General Zachary Taylor and Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant each moved on to occupy the White House in the United States. Generals Mariano Arista later served as chief executives of Mexico. More...