• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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  • Parking Lot Repaving Project

    The Visitor Center parking lot and the Overlook parking lots will be repaved on Monday, September 29. These areas will still be accessible to the public, however, traffic flow may change during the project. Please be aware during your visit.


Frog on the banks

Frog on the banks.

NPS Photo

The following amphibians have been confirmed to inhabit Washita Battlefield NHS: Barred Tiger Salamander, Blanchard's Cricket Frog, Bullfrog, Great Plains Narrowmouth Toad, Plains Leopard Frog

Did You Know?

Chief Magpie sitting on the banks of the Washita River.

As a teenager, Magpie survived the 1868 attack on the Washita River, and lived to fight Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer once again at the Battle of Little Big Horn.