All park sites closed on Thanksgiving (November 28), Christmas (December 25), and New Year's Day (January 1).
The 145th Anniversary Event Rescheduled
The 145th Anniversary Event on Sunday December 8, featuring Dr. Elliott West, has been postponed due to deteriorating weather conditions in Oklahoma.
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?
Washita Battlefield Visitor Center is also home to Black Kettle National Grasslands. Black Kettle National Grasslands, a unit of the U.S. Forest Service, works along side the National Park Service to help maintain and care for Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.