Sand Creek

New Sand Creek book by Chuck and Mike Bowen now available

PROMO 660 x 440 Miscellaneous - Prairie Sage Brush Sand Creek Kiowa County Colorado - Chris Sorensen

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.

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site updates operational hours

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

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.