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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

Veterans' Monument

The Veterans' Monument is the largest monument west of the Mississippi with veteran's names of all wars and conflicts inscribed, and the only county memorial in the United States that lists all of its veterans. Outside viewing at any time, but come by during business hours to view the "Washita"

Cheyenne, OK Monuments

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

The Story of the Battle of the Washita

Introduction The cultural collision between pioneers and Indians reached its peak on the Great Plains during the decades before and after the Civil War. U.S. Government policy sought to separate tribes and settlers from each other by establishing an Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma)

Cheyenne, OK

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

Red Rock Records Vault

Built in 1908, the red rock records vault survived the courthouse fire in 1916

Cheyenne, OK Historic Buildings

Things to do National Grasslands near Cheyenne, OK