Operating hours & seasons
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 events, check out Things To Do.
Did You Know?
Joseph K. Barnes, a surgeon with the U.S. army on the Rio Grande in 1846 later became Surgeon General of the United States. He tended to Abraham Lincoln and James Garfield on the occasions when those Presidents were mortally wounded by assassins.