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    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

Summer Programs

Battlefield trail

Beat the heat and join us for an early morning walk.

Palo Alto Battlefield NHP

Summer Programs Series
June 1st to June 28th

Ranger Walks

Beat the heat and learn about the U.S.-Mexican War. Join us for an early morning walk at one of the sites of the first battles of the war. Ranger Walks are available at Palo Alto Battlefield OR **Resaca de la Palma Battlefield. Make sure to bring your walking shoes, a hat, and plenty of water. Ranger Walks are held on Wednesdays and begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Please RSVP at 956-541-2785 x333.

**There are no restroom facilities at Resaca de la Palma Battlefield.

 
Ranger's Choice

Program topics vary and are geared towards younger visitors. These indoor programs are held on Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. at the park's visitor center.

Please RSVP at 956-541-2785 x333.

Did You Know?

Battle of Palo Alto

Like his rider, Zachary Taylor’s horse became a national hero. Praised for his bravery in battle, “Old Whitey” became the subject of portraits, poetry, and music. When Taylor became President in 1850, the horse was allowed to graze on the White House lawn.