• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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    There is a Red Flag fire warning for western Oklahoma and a Burn Ban in Rodger Mills County currently in effect until further notice.



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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.


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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?

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Washita Battlefield Visitor Center is also home to Black Kettle National Grasslands. Black Kettle National Grasslands, a unit of the U.S. Forest Service, works along side the National Park Service to help maintain and care for Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.