Directions and Transportation

Map to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
Driving Directions to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.


The Sand Creek Massacre is located in Kiowa County, Colorado. To visit the site, follow Colorado State Highway 96 east off Highway 287 near Eads, or west off Highway 385 at Sheridan Lake. Near Chivington, turn north onto County Road 54/Chief White Antelope Way or at Brandon, turn north onto County Road 59. Follow these roads to their intersections with County Road W. The park entrance is along CR W a mile east (right) of CR 54 or several miles west (left) of CR 59.

Caution Large Vehicles and Motorcyclists: Eight (8) miles of dirt/sand roads lead to the site.

Currently there is no public transportation available between Sand Creek Massacre NHS and the surronding communities.


For more information on planning your visit, please look at one of these other pages:

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Last updated: February 16, 2017

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Mailing Address:

910 Wansted
POB 249

Eads, CO 81036-0249


(719) 438-5916

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