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 Park Goes DIGITAL
Contact: Kathryn Harrison , 580-497-2742
In our on-going efforts to reach out to our old friends and introduce the park to new friends, Washita Battlefield National Historic Site has recently created a Facebook page. "We invite everyone to visit us," said Superintendent Tucker Blythe. "In fact," he went on to say, "As the National Park Service prepares for its' Centennial in 2016, a key component of this planning has always been to embrace online and mobile technology including social media. With our new Facebook page we are telling our story to a wider audience, as well as taking that first step to join the digital revolution."
To access Washita's Facebook page, go to: www.nps.gov/waba. On the home page, go to the Features section and find the Facebook logo; click on Read More. In the first sentence, click on Facebook and you'll be able to join the conversation!
Did You Know?
According to legend, the Great Spirit created the Indian Blanket to honor an Indian artisan. Also known as the Firewheel, this state wildflower of Oklahoma can be found while walking the trail at Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.