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Be weather aware. Weather conditions change rapidly in northwestern Oklahoma. For Oklahoma road conditions, especially Highway 283 North from Sayre to Arnett, call 1-888-425-2385 for current road conditions.
Washita Battlefield Trail
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?
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.