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.
Revised 3-12-15

Last updated: February 5, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

910 Wansted
POB 249

Eads, CO 81036-0249


(719) 438-5916

Contact Us