Lodging and camping facilities
The park offers no lodging or camping facilities. The City of Brownsville offers a number of hotels and RV parks. Reservation information can be obtained from the Brownsville Convention and Visitor Bureau.
Nearby RV and primitive camping facilities can be found at Adolph Thomae, Jr. Park and Isla Blanca units of the Cameron County Park System. Camping opportunities can also be found at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park in Mission, TX and at South Padre Island KOA.
Did You Know?
The battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma introduced a new form of news gathering. Following the clashes, many newspapers sent reporters to the Rio Grande to cover the unfolding events, ushering in the era of the war correspondent.