Sand Creek

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site updates operational hours

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Hours of Operation

  • Thursday through Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Columbus Day

  • October 10, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Veterans Day

  • November 11, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day

  • November 24, 2022 - Closed

Christmas Day

  • December 25, 2022 - Closed

Park Store Operations

    Commissioners call for meeting with Xcel, landowners to discuss power line setbacks

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    Following a request by property owners earlier in the month, the Kiowa County Commissioners have asked for a meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy to discuss a 10-mile setback from the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in routing a proposed power transmission line.

    Sand Creek Massacre visitor center closing February 1

    PROMO 64J Logo - Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Sign - Jeanne Sorensen

    Starting February 1, the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Visitor and Education Center located at 1301 Maine Street in Eads will be closed due to staff shortage.

    The Sand Creek National Historic Site and visitor contact station will remain open Thursday to Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The occupancy is being limited to one family/group at a time.

    Masks are required for everyone, regardless of location or vaccination status in all National Park sites, buildings, and crowded outdoor spaces.

    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site announces service award for Jeff Campbell 

    PROMO 64J Logo - Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Sign - Jeanne Sorensen

    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site would like to congratulate Jeff Campbell on his selection as the awardee for the Intermountain Regional 2020 George and Helen Hartzog Award for Enduring Service. This "lifetime achievement" volunteer award celebrates the contributions of an individual volunteer over many years of service. Each year nearly 300,000 volunteers across the National Park Service (NPS) donate more than 6.5 million hours of service. Through their extraordinary work and dedication, these volunteers make an exceptional contribution to their parks and communities.