Programs and Events
The park's special event and program season kicks off in September with Living History programs. These 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.
Guided tours at Palo Alto run from December 1st to April 1st. The tours allow visitors to walk the battlefield trails with a Ranger and learn extra details about the causes of the war, why a battle occurred here, and how the clash developed.
Did You Know?
Numerous counties in the State of Iowa take their names from people and places of the U.S.-Mexican War. Palo Alto County, of course, honors the first battle of the war.