Operating Hours & Seasons
April 1 - November 30:
The park is open 7 days a week, 9:00 am through 4:00 pm.
Summer programs begin on April 6. Park Ranger Interpreters will be offering 15-30 minute talks at the Visitor Center at 10 am and 2 pm. Programs may be rescheduled or canceled on short notice; please call the site at 719-729-3003 for more information.
Entrance to the Sand Creek Massacre NHS is free.
For additional information, please contact the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site at 719-438-5916 or 719-729-3003
December 1 - March 31:
The park will be open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am through 4:00 pm and closed on weekends.
During winter hours, weekend guided tours of the park may be possible, if staffing permits. Contact the park Administrative Headquarters at (719) 438-5916. Please provide a minimum two week notice when inquiring about visiting the park during winter weekends.
The park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.