• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Washita Battlefield Trail

Washita Trail Guide
 
 

The park trail system allows visitors to experience and learn about the events that took place along the Washita River. Fifteen stops along the dirt and grass trail describe key points about the 1868 conflict. As of right now, the trail is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Mud can accumulate after recent rain or snow.

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.