Little Bighorn, A Place of Reflection

This area memorializes the US Army's 7th Cavalry, Crow, and Arikara scouts and the Lakotas, Cheyennes, and Arapaho in one of the American Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the US Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors. Read More

A rolling field punctuated by numerous grave markers in the foreground.
History and Culture

Discover the complex history of the battle, why it was fought, and who was involved.

The  7th US Cavalry Memorial was built on Last Stand Hill.
7th US Cavalry Memorial

In 1879 a temporary monument of stacked logs was erected on Last Stand Hill. A new permanent monument built of granite was erected in 1881.

The Reno-Benteen Memorial is made out of granite.
Reno-Benteen Battlefield

Drive the 4.5-mile tour road to the Reno-Benteen entrenchment where 350 7th Cavalry soldiers survived the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

The Memorial is in the shape of a circle. On the inner walls sit panels for each tribe that fought.
Indian Memorial

The Indian Memorial was dedicated on June 25, 2003. It was built to honor all of the tribes who participated in the Battle.

Lakota Chief Sitting Bull
Photo Galleries

View historic and modern images of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Tour information
Apsaalooke Tours

Apsaalooke Tours is a tour company operated by the Crow Nation Office of Tourism.

Last updated: December 19, 2023

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Mailing Address:

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
P.O. Box 39

Crow Agency, MT 59022-0039


(406) 638-3236

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