Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park marks the 1846 clash of Mexican and U.S. troops, preserves the battle site, and includes history tours.
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the scene of this clash between nations and informs visitors about its national and international importance. As the only unit of the National Park Service with a primary focus on the US-Mexican War, Palo Alto Battlefield also interprets the entire conflict--including the details of its origins and the broad range of consequences.
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