Amache National Historic Site is in southeastern Colorado about 1.5 miles west of the town of Granada, 17.5 miles east of Lamar, and half an hour drive from the Kansas border. The site is located off Highway 385/50 along the Santa Fe Trail.

From Granada:

Travel west on Highway 385/50 for one mile. Turn left at the Amache sign onto County Road 23 5/10.

From Lamar:

Travel east on Highway 385/50 for 17.5 miles. Turn right at the brown Amache sign onto County Road 23 5/10.


Denver International Airport is the nearest major airport to Granada, which is approximately a 4-hour drive. Colorado Springs Airport is another good option, which is approximately 3 hours by car. Lamar, Colorado is served by Amtrack and is approximately a 20-minute drive.

Last updated: March 15, 2022

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Amache National Historic Site
PO Box 44

Granada, CO 81041

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