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Black Kettle National Grassland


category : National Grasslands
Black Kettle National Grassland Black Kettle National Grassland covers about 32,000 acres in western Oklahoma and 2,000
acres in Texas and is home to deer, turkey, and quail hunting.

Recreation areas have been developed around Skipout Lake, Spring Creek Lake, and Dead Indian Lake in Oklahoma and offer fishing, boating, camping and picnicking.

Dead Indian Lake - 11 miles north of Cheyenne on US 283 - Open Year Round. 80 acres, grassland, picnic tables, fireplaces, fishing pier, swimming, 12 primitive sites, restrooms, boatramps/docks, nature trail. 580-497-2143

Skipout Lake - 10 miles west of Cheyenne on SH 47, or 2 miles south and 3 east of Reydon - Open Year Round. Picnic areas, outdoor grills, boat ramps/docks, 8 primitive sites, restrooms.
580-497-2143

Spring Creek Lake - 14 miles north of Cheyenne on US 283, 8 miles west on SH-33 - Open Year Round. 50 acres of grasslands, picnic area, outdoor grills, drinking water, fishing, boat ramps/docks,swimming, 8 primitive sites, restrooms. 580-497-2143

Black Kettle Wildlife Management Area

Call for an information packet, which includes a map of the area, camping information and access entries.


Admission: No Fees Charged
Hours: Open Year-Round
Address: State Highway 47
Phone: 580-497-2143
Fax: 580-497-2379

Come visit us in Cheyenne, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Strong City-Kendall Log Cabin

The homestead house from the Strong City-Kendall area is an original log cabin from the early 1900s that has been restored and furnished to period details. Look for all hidden treasures with self-guided posters to help you see more into the life of the pioneers.

Cheyenne, OK Pioneer History

Horseshoe Hills

This landmark is a unique formation of hills creating a natural horseshoe shape. Custer and his men camped there the night before the attack on Chief Black Kettle, serving as an ideal place to hide Custer'

Cheyenne, OK Landmarks

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site protects and interprets the site of the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle that was attacked by the 7th U.S. Cavalry under Lt. Col. George A. Custer just before dawn on November 27, 1868

Cheyenne, OK Battlesites

Pioneer Memorial Wall

The Pioneer Memorial Wall lists the names of settlers and residents of Roger Mills county. Accompanying the memorial wall is a brief history monument of the settlement of the county and its development from the 1541 crossing by Coronado, through the Indian occupation, the "Land Run,"

Cheyenne, OK Memorials

Battle of Washita Sculpture

Inside the Roger Mills County Courthouse in Cheyenne is a breathtaking, life size sculpture in bronze entitled "The Washita." This sculpture was created by the artist Ernest Berke in 1984. The sculpture "Washita"

Cheyenne, OK Arts

Things to do National Grasslands near Cheyenne, OK