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.
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Park Superintendent to transfer to Fort Smith National Historic Site in February
Contact: Kathryn Harrison, 580-497-2742
Park superintendent Lisa Conard Frost, in announcing to park staff that she has been selected to become the new superintendent at Fort Smith National Historic Site in Fort Smith, Arkansas stated, "You all know that it is the nature of the park service that all of us - at one time or another - must move forward to accept new challenges and responsibilities, but I will look back on the time that I have spent here in Cheyenne as one of the best parts of my 20 year career with the National Park Service."
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Did You Know?
Camp Supply, Indian Territory, was established November 1868, to support General Philip Sheridan's winter campaign against the Southern Plains Indians. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the 7th U.S. Cavalry left this camp to search for and engage "hostiles" reported to be in their winter camps along the Washita River. This historic post is located 13 miles north of Woodward, Oklahoma on Highway 183.