Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Colorado Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

The Sand Creek Massacre is located in Kiowa County, Colorado. To visit the site, follow Colorado State Highway 96 east off Highway 287 near Eads, or west off Highway 385 at Sheridan Lake. Near Chivington, turn north onto County Road 54/Chief White Antelope Way or at Brandon, turn north onto County Road 59. Follow these roads to their intersections with County Road W. The park entrance is along CR W a mile east (right) of CR 54 or several miles west (left) of CR 59. Eight miles of dirt/sand roads lead to the

Phone

(719) 438-5916

Activities

HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Colorado Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Colorado Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Colorado Recreation Areas | Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Official Website | Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Map

The Sand Creek Massacre: profound, symbolic, spiritual, controversial, a site unlike any other in America. As 675 cavalrymen came around a prairie bend, the camps of Chiefs Black Kettle, White Antelope, and Left Hand lay in the valley before them. Chaotic, horrific, tumultuous, and bloody, the events of November 29, 1864 changed the course of history.