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    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

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  • Road Maintenance

    Maintenance on parks roads and parking areas will begin Monday, September 1st and will continue through Friday, September 5th. Access to roads and parking areas may be limited at times. Call the park for the latest on road and parking conditions.

Lodging

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?

Battle of Palo Alto

Sarah Bowman, a cook and laundress who traveled with the U.S. Army, received praise for her fearless service as she endured the Mexican bombardment of Fort Texas.