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Southern Pacific Linear Park & Historic Battlefield Trail


  1. Amphitheater
  2. Benches
  3. Bike / Walk Trail
  4. Bike-Share
  5. Monuments
  6. Statues
  7. Water Fountain
Yes, city of Brownsville parks and trails are OPEN.  However, in an effort to support the safety and well-being of our community, all City of Brownsville, pools, playgrounds, fitness installations, pavilions, gyms, rental facilities, public amenities and facilities are closed until further notice.  

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we take these measures to prevent the community spread of COVID-19.  Stay safe, stay healthy. 

Currently ONLY public parks, hike and bike trails are open.
If you decide to visit a park or trail, please abide Second Amended Emergency Order guidelines.  Protect yourself and others. Make sure you're wearing a face mask (face covering) and always practice social distancing.  Maintain distance--Stay 6 feet away from other people.   Avoid mass gathering. No crowds, no groups. 

COB PARD staff will be working to help maintain the standard upkeep, maintenance, stewardship of site facilities.  

Cameron County Public Health has activated a call center for
information, questions, and guidance specific for Cameron County.

Phone: (956) 247-3650

About this Park

As you bike, run, or walk along the Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trail you are following in the footsteps of a rich history.

Over 160 years ago with the annexation of Texas, the United States became a party to the 10-year dispute with Mexico over which river defined the southern border of Texas. This dispute culminated in the Mexican-American war.
The trail is lined with local plants, birds, and info stations.