All park sites closed on Thanksgiving (November 28), Christmas (December 25), and New Year's Day (January 1).
The 145th Anniversary Event Rescheduled
The 145th Anniversary Event on Sunday December 8, featuring Dr. Elliott West, has been postponed due to deteriorating weather conditions in Oklahoma.
The Visitor Center book store has a variety of literature which includes biographies, military & general history, native culture, children's stories, parks & nature, fiction, and activity books. The store also carries t-shirts, stuffed animals, posters, magnets, incense, buffalo items, and other popular souvenirs.
The store does not sell the National Park passes, however, NPS passport books and stamps series are available. The Washita and Great Plains Trails for Western Oklahoma cancellation stamps are available to visitors at the Visitor Center.
The Western National Parks Association offers several discount days throughout the year including Veteran's Day weekend, National Parks Week, and National Public Lands Day. Discounts to educators, WNPA members, and NPS cooperating associations are available.
All books and products have been reviewed and approved by park staff to assure quality and variety.
Did You Know?
As a teenager, Magpie survived the 1868 attack on the Washita River, and lived to fight Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer once again at the Battle of Little Big Horn.