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)

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The visitor center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park's busy season runs from November through May. During the month of May, the visitor center and trails are often busy with school field trips in the mornings.

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

Trails, tours & events

The battlefield overlook and trails are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The park's special event and program season runs from September through May.

Guided tours and programs are available from December 1st through March 31st.

For latest info on program and events, check out our Calendar.

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