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Fort Washita Historic Site

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:30
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Interesting Oklahoma history.

The old fort was much larger than expected. A number a restored buildings and many foundations of... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Charles R
Lawton Oklahoma
Hidden historic gem in Oklahoma

Most interesting especially for those interested in the "Old West" and Native American History... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
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3348 State Road 199, Star Route 213, Durant, OK 74701-8503
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The old fort was much larger than expected. A number a restored buildings and many foundations of the old structures on the site. Very well kept grounds and impressive civil war cemetery. Small but informative museam and very friendly staff. Includes a large number of...More

3  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Most interesting especially for those interested in the "Old West" and Native American History. Ruins of the old Fort (c. 1842).with signs in front so you know what you are looking at. Also home to a section of the old original wagon trail to California...More

1  Thank kdh78
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Now open Tues-Sat starting at 0900, but printed flyers included Monday, and there was someone there who most graciously provided a good overview of the Fort, The Allotment System, and some Chickasaw history. The grounds were fresh and green after recent rains. We saw the...More

1  Thank TravelFan34602
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We have visited Ft. Washita several times for different occasions. (The last time was not last year but wouldn’t let me pick earlier year) The ghost tours in October are great! The Rendezvous is always fantastic with the BEST homemade Kettle Corn ever!!!!! This historic...More

1  Thank bethboothe1978
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've been visiting Ft Washita since I was a child and still have as much fun when I take my grandchildren today. You can visit the ruins of the barracks, the cemetary, the haunted cabin or search for the ghost of Aunt Jane. There's an...More

4  Thank okiloki
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a beautiful place to walk around and take family pictures. Lots of old buildings and trees for backdrop. You will learn a little when you're there if you talk to Jim or anyone that works there! Friendly folks and good times! Stop by...More

2  Thank littlewhitechi
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I have camped at the fort many times, so many I can't count. I did a lot of activities there with Boy Scouts, in fact my eagle project was to build the current front fence to the fort. It is s great place for kids...More

3  Thank jatravelinman
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went with the grandkids for a picnic and to spend some quality time with them. We had such a wonderful day exploring and relaxing. They have some old buildings that are perfect for Photos.

1  Thank Loraine N
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. There are several building still standing, most have been burned but the foundations are still there! Very cool!

Thank Emt301
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up near this fort and have always been intrigued by it. It is fun to visit and brings frontier living to life.

Thank Ken F
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Cindy C
7 August 2018|
Response from kdh78 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see an ampatheatre so did not attend any films. Sorry I cannot help, but the Fort is still worth a visit.
29 March 2018|
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Response from okiloki | Reviewed this property |
No hook ups but there are public restrooms. I have no idea how late they are open though. It's a great place to visit and you might even run into the ghost of Aunt Jane, if you stay all night.
17 April 2017|
Response from Tracy S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm not sure go to their website and it will give you more information.