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.
Please remember that the discharge of firearms is illegal in national parks.
Did You Know?
There are a number of eyewitness descriptions of the Sand Creek Massacre. Among them the journal of John Dailey. Dailey fought at Sand Creek with the 3rd Colorado Regiment. On November 29 he wrote, "They [Indians] were peppered with gun ball and grape most effectually, slaying them by the hundred."