P.O. Box 457
Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Fort Gibson Historic Site encompasses the site of one of the most important
forts of the American frontier. For a period of nearly 60 years, the
policies of America's westward expansion were carried out by troops
stationed at Fort Gibson.
Highest in May through August; lowest in January and February.
Fort Gibson, OK
Winter Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday-Sunday
Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed
New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Climate, Recommended Clothing
Summers are hot and humid. Winters are mild with periodic rain or snow.
Wear comfortable clothing with walking shoes.
Fort Gibson Historic Site is located on Garrison Avenue between Hazen
and Coppinger streets in Fort Gibson. The Stockade complex is located
at the intersection of Lee and Ash. It can be reached from U. S. 62
by turning north on Hwy. 80 (Lee St.) and following it through the Town
of Fort Gibson.
Adults $3.00, Seniors 65 & up, $2.50, Students 6 to 18, $1.00,
Children 5 and under, free.
Facilities and Opportunities
The Visitor Center is located in the Commissary building. Currently,
the exhibits feature exhibits on the development of the fort, and its
role in the resettlement of the Eastern Tribes, the Civil War, and the
restoration of the fort.
Maintained trails lead visitors through the site.
Programs vary through the year. Contact the site for further information.
Lodging and Camping Facilities
Not available in the park. A wide variety of motels and hotels are
available in the area.
Not available in the park. Restaurants and grocery stores are available
in the city.
Most park facilities are accessible to persons with mobility challenges.
If you require assistance, please notify park staff.
Parking is available, including parking for buses, in the site's parking
Reservations are necessary only for school groups or tour groups.
Various events, including encampments, special tours, and temporary
exhibits are presented throughout the year.
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