Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site
Location: Cheyenne, Oklahoma
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Interpretive trail, scenic views
Strenuosity: 2 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: Poison-ivy
Description: A new visitor center helps to interpret the events of the frigid morning of November 27, 1868 when Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer led the 7th Cavalry in a surprise attack on a winter camp of Cheyenne families.