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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

Red Rock Records Vault

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

Cheyenne, OK Historic Buildings

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

Roll One-Room School

Step across the threshold of this restored one-room school and see the teacher and scholars in 1910 dress. Relive McGuffy Readers, ciphering, inkwells and pens, lunchtins, outhouses, marbles, roll the hoop, ante over, lye soap, and more in this "hands on" history experience.

Cheyenne, OK Pioneer History

Antelope Hills

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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

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