Things To Do

Ranger Programs
Interpretive programs are offered daily at 10am and 2pm. In the event you are unable to visit the park during these scheduled programs, ranger staff can provide an interpretive talk on demand. For details, contact park staff at (719) 729-3003 Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.
 
At the Site:

  • Learn about the Massacre from an interpretive ranger.
  • Picnic in the trees of the former Dawson homestead.
  • Walk to the top of the Overlook Hill.
  • Look for rare birds, insects, and flora.
  • Admire the High Plains landscape as you continue along the bluffs trail.
  • Honor the dead by paying respect at the repatriation burial area
 

Special Events:

There are no special events to report



The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm For additional information, please call the park at 719-729-3003 (Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm) or visit www.nps.gov/sand.

 
 

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Mailing Address:

910 Wansted
POB 249

Eads, CO 81036-0249

Phone:

(719) 438-5916

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