• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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  • 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.

Things To Do

Metcalfe Gallery flat[1]

Metcalfe Museum

Useful websites to plan your vacation or a weekend of discovery:

Metcalfe Museum: http://metcalfemuseum.org/
USDA Black Kettle National Grasslands: www.fs.fed.us/r3/cibola/districts/black.shtml

Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma: www.greatplainstrail.com or www.owpha.org

Roger Mills County, OK: www.rogermills.org

Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cheyenneokchamberofcommerce.com/

Elk City Chamber of Commerce: www.elkcitychamber.com

Foss Lake State Park: http://www.facebook.com/#!/foss.state.park?fref=ts or http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.2848Washita

Washita National Wildlife Refuge http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Washita

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monuments http://www.nps.gov/alfl/index.htm


Did You Know?

Pre-dawn Attack

As Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his men rode towards Black Kettle's camp, they endured four days of blizzard conditions. Several troopers were affected by the inclement weather, including field surgeons, Henry Lippincott and William Renicke, both of whom were stricken with snow blindness.