Operating Hours & Seasons
The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Visitor Center is located one half mile west of Cheyenne, Oklahoma on Highway 47A. The visitor center is home to both the park's administrative offices and the U. S. Forest Service's Black Kettle National Grasslands.
Visitor Center: The visitor center is open 7 days a week from 8am to 5pm except Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, and January 1st. It houses a Western National Parks Association bookstore, an exhibit area depicting the clash of cultures leading to the attack, and a theatre where park visitors can enjoy the park's 27 minute film, Destiny at Dawn: Loss & Victory on the Washita.
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.