The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and we're celebrating all year long! Throughout 2016, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at FindYourPark.com.
A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial efforts. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!
Check back for experiences in this park. To find other national park experiences, visit the experiences search.
Over the years Palo Alto Battlefield has offered lesson plans incorporating language arts, math, sciences, and social studies. This year the park explored something new – art. Read more
Service Learning: Connecting Local Youth to History and Heritage. Twenty-five Los Fresnos High School students started a service learning project with Palo Alto Battlefield NHP. Using Ohio volunteer muster rolls and working closely with a park ranger, these youth entered over two regiments into an interactive searchable database. Read more
Palo Alto is using Distance Learning to connect visitors to the park to other NPS site across the country. Read more
Palo Alto's Junior Ranger Adventure gets kids up and outside. Read more
Connecting South Texas youth to the NPS through the Flat Ranger program. Read more