• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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Washita Battlefield Trail

Washita Trail Guide
 

The park trail system allows visitors to experience and learn about the events that took place along the Washita River. Fifteen stops along the dirt and grass trail describe key points about the 1868 conflict. As of right now, the trail is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Mud can accumulate from recent snow or rain.

Did You Know?

Animal tracks in the snow.

Washita is an anglicized version of two Choctaw words “Owa Chito” meaning “Big Hunt.” Today it is pronounced Wash-i-taw.