Directions and Transportation

Driving map to Sand Creek massacre NHS
Driving Directions to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.




The Park is located approximately 23 miles east of Eads, Colorado. From Eads, take Highway 287 South for 2.7 miles, then turn left onto Highway 96 East. Continue through the town of Chivington, to Chief White Antelope Way (a well maintained dirt road, formerly County Road 54). Turn north on Chief White Antelope Way for approximately 8 miles. Two Interpretive Pullouts will be on the east side of Chief White Antelope Way. Turn east on County Road W for 1.3 miles. The Park will be on your left.

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.


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Last updated: March 11, 2019

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1301 Maine Street
P.O. Box 249

Eads , CO 81036-0249


719 438-5916

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