The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Visitor and Education Center located in Eads has returned to normal operating hours.
Starting November 19, 2022, a new exhibition The Sand Creek Massacre: The Betrayal that Changed Cheyenne and Arapaho People Forever, opens at the History Colorado Center in Denver.
Chuck Bowen and Mike Bowen will launch their new book, We Found the Lost Sand Creek Site, October 26 at the Cultural Events Center located in the Lamar City Complex in Prowers County. The program is at 6:30 p.m., with a book signing to follow at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a sampling of artifacts on display including arrowheads, bullets, and cannonball shell fragments.
Wednesday, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service Director Chuck Sams visited the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
Hours of Operation
- Thursday through Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- October 10, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
- November 11, 2022 - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
- November 24, 2022 - Closed
- December 25, 2022 - Closed
Park Store Operations
The public is invited to join the inhabitants of Bent's Old Fort September 2-3 to experience the sights and sounds of Bent, St. Vrain, & Company in 1847.
The public is invited to join the inhabitants of Bent's Old Fort July 4 to celebrate American Independence during the 2022 Old-Fashioned 4th Celebration.
Dr. Gary L. Roberts will give a presentation on the Sand Creek Massacre at the Grand Theatre in Rocky Ford.
A new National Park Service report shows that 6,201 visitors to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in 2021 spent $430,000 in communities near the park.