• Flying artillery crew in action.

    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas



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 Visitors 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. For a complete list of RV camping facilities, contact the Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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.