• Historic painting of aftermath of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Little Bighorn Battlefield

    National Monument Montana

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  • LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD ROAD PAVING PROJECT UPDATE

    On August 25th to the 29th please be aware on these days there may be delays due to chip sealing and pavement stripping on the road.

  • Cutting back Ranger Talks after Labor Day

    There will be no 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Ranger talks after Labor Day. However there will be a 10:00 a.m. Ranger Talk and also at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.. Usaully cancellation on Ranger talks occur this time of the year due short staff.

Park Statistics

Acreage
Gross Area Acres for FY 2004 - 765
Gross Area Acres for FY 2003 - 765

Visitation

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2008- 263,690

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2007- 293,325

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2006- 301,146

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2005- 331,563
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2004- 346,111
Total Recreation Visits for FY 2003- 426,650

Budget
FY 2004 Annual Budget is $1,029,000
FY 2003 Annual Budget is $1,034,000

Did You Know?

Warrior firearms

From archeological evidence the warriors who fought in the battle used about 45 different types of firearms, ranging from muzzle loaders, cap and ball to the advanced Henry and Winchester repeaters. Its believed about 10% of the warriors had firearms and the majority fought with their traditional weapons.