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

    Sand Creek Massacre

    National Historic Site Colorado

Things To Do

At the Site:

  • Learn about the Massacre from an interpretive ranger.
  • Picnic in the trees of the former Dawson homestead.
  • Walk to the top of the Overlook Hill.
  • Look for rare birds, insects, and flora.
  • Continue along the bluffs trail to admire the High Plains landscape.
  • Honor the dead by paying respect at the repatriation burial area

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