• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Fees & Reservations

FEES: Visitation to the park is free of charge.

RESERVATIONS: We recommend making a reservation if you want a presentation or guided tour from one of the park guides or an interpretive ranger. Otherwise, the 1 1/2 mile walking tour is self-guiding. Trail Guide booklets may be obtained at the trailhead, or the visitor center

PRESENTATIONS: To view the park’s film or to request a walking tour or talk, contact park staff at the visitor center. Walk-in requests for film presentations or ranger led programs are welcome and encouraged at no charge. School group or tour group presentations are recommended to be made in advance.

AMERICA the BEAUTIFUL - NATIONAL PARKS AND FEDERAL RECREATIONAL LANDS PASS PROGRAM: Since the park does not charge a fee we do not sell these passes. For your convenience we provide this link for this information. Link to Lands Pass Program

Did You Know?

Granite map depicting the attack at the park overlook.

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site was established to protect, and interpret the site where at dawn on November 27, 1868 the Southern Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle was attacked by the 7th U.S. Cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.