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 event, check out Things To Do.
Did You Know?
Like his rider, Zachary Taylor’s horse became a national hero. Praised for his bravery in battle, “Old Whitey” became the subject of portraits, poetry, and music. When Taylor became President in 1850, the horse was allowed to graze on the White House lawn.