• Flying artillery crew in action.

    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

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

In 1846, the U.S. army marched from Corpus Christi on March 8 and arrived at the Rio Grande on March 28. Today, travelers commonly cross the area in about 3 hours.