Oklahoma Map

Request Free Visitor Guides
Request Free Visitor Guides

1

Select a Free Visitor Guide below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Oklahoma Area.
Click here to view all the guides avialable for Oklahoma.

General Interest Guides

Amarillo Amarillo Amarillo
Texas PanhandleFrom Palo Duro Canyon to Historic Route 66 to The American Quarter Horse Museum to the Big Texan Steak Ranch and much, Amarillo has something for everyone. To learn about Amarillo's exciting attractions, history and culture.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.

Black Kettle National Grasslands, Oklahoma Travel Guide

Complete Vacation, Recreation and Tourism Information

The Black Kettle National Grasslands protect 31,300 acres of grasslands and small lakes, and provides recreational venues for western Oklahoma and portions of Texas. The land has a rich Native American, westward expansion, and Great Depression history. After the devastation of the 1930s Dust Bowl, the area was purchased and rehabilitated by the federal government. In 1960 the area was designated a National Grassland.

At the Black Kettle Recreation Area visitors can hike, camp, and picnicking. In addition, Skipout Lake and Spring Creek Lake offer boat ramps, fishing, and swimming. Undeveloped sections of the grasslands are also open for exploration. Here nature watching and photography opportunities are plentiful and diverse. The grasslands are home to deer, turkey, beavers, bald eagles, and Monarch butterflies. Parts of the grasslands are open for hunting and are popular with quail, turkey, and deer hunters. The grasslands are also host to two commercial endeavors, cattle ranching and gas and oil drilling.

The town of Cheyenne, population 778, serves as a headquarters for exploration of Black Kettle National Grasslands. Museums, art galleries, and antique shops in the town, including the Black Kettle Museum, document the history of the region. The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site marks the site of an 1868 attack by George Custer and the U.S. Cavalry on Chief Black Kettle's Cheyenne village.

Black Kettle National Grasslands is 150 miles west of Oklahoma City. It is accessible via Interstate Highway 40 and U.S. Highway 283. Accommodations in Cheyene include motels, bed and breakfasts, and dude/guest ranches. More accommodations are available in Elk City, 28 miles southeast.


Copyright © 1997 - 2017 The Go Travel Sites. All Rights Reserved.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
:
:
:
 
 
 
:
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No
:
:

1

Select a Free Visitor Guide below

2

Complete the form to receive your guides by mail
Amarillo Amarillo Amarillo
Texas PanhandleFrom Palo Duro Canyon to Historic Route 66 to The American Quarter Horse Museum to the Big Texan Steak Ranch and much, Amarillo has something for everyone. To learn about Amarillo's exciting attractions, history and culture.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.