Our national monuments are places where the full history of our nation can be revealed, revered and in many cases, mourned. Little Bighorn isn’t just a place where 260 U.S. Cavalry and George Custer are laid to rest, it is also the Battle of Greasy Grass, the place where thousands of Cheyenne and Lakota successfully defended their land and ways of life. READ MORE…

Don’t Miss…

Deep Ravine Trail: An easy ½ mile round-trip trail within the grounds. Interpretive signs are along the way. Suitable even for the tiniest hikers.

Custer National Cemetery: This is one of 155 national cemeteries in the United States and lies within the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument grounds. It serves as a place of rest for nearly 5,000 known and unknown U.S. soldiers killed in action or veterans of the U.S. military. 

Custer Battlefield Trading Post & Cafe: You can’t miss the brightly colored tipis as you make your way to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument entrance. They have an excellent book selection and Native American made artwork, jewelry and more.

Stay + Explore…

If you’ve got a bit more time, maybe even a weekend, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area spans over two states and is worth the drive. Boat on Bighorn Lake, camp or hike in Bighorn Canyon, or checkout the Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center.

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