Basic Information

Weather conditions at the park vary considerably. Temperatures range from over 100°F in summer to under 20°F in winter. Visitors can expect blowing dust and sand year-round, especially during infrequent storms. Some of these storms produce violent tornadoes or large blizzards, so prepare accordingly.

Entrance Fees:

Sand Creek Massacre NHS Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no fee to visit Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.

Sand Creek Massacre Visitor Center

The park visitor contact station is located at the park, which is eight miles north of the town of Chivington. It provides education and orientation materials and has a sales outlet for educational merchandise.

Last updated: June 8, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

910 Wansted
POB 249

Eads, CO 81036-0249


(719) 438-5916

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