Warbonnet Battlefield Monument

Area Status: Open
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Pine Ridge Ranger District - Warbonnet Battlefield Monument

Location of historical importance in the conflict of the late 1800's.


Parking is available with a short walk to both the Warbonnet Battlefield Monument and Cody Yellowhair Monument.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Year round.
Fees None.
Water: No
Restroom: No.

General Information

Directions: From Hot Springs, SD Highway 71 south to intersection of Toadstool Road.. 37 miles South to Hat Creek Road... 1 mile Hat Creek Road south and west to Montrose.. 9 miles then to the hill north to Warbonnet Battlefield Monument From Crawford, NE Crawford to intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 2, north to Highway 2 and Toadstool Road.. 4.2 miles Toadstool Road to Orella Road ..12.4 miles Orella Road to Montrose..11 miles then to the hill north to Warbonnet Battlefield Monument.

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Interpretive Areas

Site of the 1880 (?) battle between the cavalry from Fort Robinson and a band of Cheyenne led by┬┐ The monument sits on top of a fairly steep hill.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
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