Directions and Transportation

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




Sand Creek Massacre NHS is located approximately 23 miles east of Eads, Colorado.

1) From the town of Eads take Hwy. 287 South / 96 East for 2.7 miles.

2) Turn left onto Hwy. 96 East for 11 miles, continue through the town of Chivington.

3) 1/2 mile after Chivington, turn left, North, onto Chief White Antelope Way, County Road 54, for 7 miles.

4) Turn right, East, onto County Road W for 1.3 miles.

5) The entrance to the site is on your left. Parking is available across from the picnic area.

Caution Large Vehicles and Motorcycles: 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 surrounding communities.


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Last updated: April 9, 2022

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Mailing Address:

1301 Maine Street
P.O. Box 249

Eads , CO 81036-0249


719 438-5916

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