• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Volunteer

volunteers

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Living History volunteers provide visitors with a deeper experience at our historical sites. These passionate people share information on what life was like over 140 years ago on the grassy plains.

 
volunteering

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We are grateful to our local community for all the help they provide. We encourage the development of stewardship for our public lands. The beauty of the landscape is magnified by the support of earnest people who volunteer their time and effort.

Contact the park at 580-497-2742 to find out about more volunteer opportunities at Washita Battlefield. Download WABA volunteer application.

Did You Know?

Doxey Shale

The distant hills north of Washita Battlefield are called the Horseshoe Hills. These hills were formed as a result of erosion of the softer surrounding material about 250 million years ago, leaving the harder Doxey Shale behind.