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

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado


In order to request a park brochure, please call the park at 719-438-5916 or 719-729-3003.

Email our staff at SANDInfo@nps.gov.

Write to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site at P.O. Box 249, Eads, CO 81036.



Park brochure front available in pdf form.


Park brochure back available in pdf form.


Did You Know?

Camp Weld Conference

On September 28, 1864 Cheyenne Chiefs Black Kettle and White Antelope, with other Cheyenne and Arapaho, met in council with Colorado Governor John Evans and Colonel John Chivington. Held at Camp Weld near Denver, Major Edward Wynkoop, commander at Fort Lyon arranged the council and anticipated peace.