• Blankets, hides, and other offerings hang at massacre overlook

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

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  • April Night Tour of Sand Creek

    Sand Creek Massacre NHS is offering an evening tour and presentation on April 19, 2014. Appointments are required; please see the linked page for more information on scheduling and information. More »

Laws & Policies


As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to legally possess firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.

As a starting point, please visit the Colorado Bureau of Investigation at http://cbi.state.co.us/ccw/ or read an official NPS document.

Please remember that the discharge of firearms is illegal in national parks.

Did You Know?

Sand Creek Ceremonies

The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is visited by people from throughout the region, nation, and world. The site's challenging and unique story provides for many special commemorative and educational opportunities. More...