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.
Programs and Events
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Special Events & Programs
The special event and program season kicks off in September with Living History. Programs are held once a month from September through May. Living History programs are dependent upon weather, so check with the park for the most up to date information.
December 1st to April 1st
Palo Alto offers guided tours of the park as well as the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield Unit, and the Fort Brown earthworks. Tours allow visitors to walk these sites and learn extra details about the causes of the war, why a battles occurred here, and how the clashes developed.
Did You Know?
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.