Sand Creek Massacre site starts summer schedule next week

PROMO 64J Logo - Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Sign - Jeanne Sorensen
Published Friday, February 21, 2020

The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in northeast Kiowa County will switch to its summer schedule beginning Sunday, March 1.  The site will be open Thursday through Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. 

The site will remain open for all three 2020 summer federal holidays - Memorial Day (May 25), Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day (September 7).

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site offers daily programs on site at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. These programs focus on the people, places, and events of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Group tours of the park may be arranged in advance, when staffing permits, by contacting the park at 719-729-3003.

Entrance to the Sand Creek Massacre NHS is free. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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