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Sand Creek Massacre National Historical Site, CO

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Distance Round Trip 3.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 3,967 feet
Elevation Gain 99 feet
Accumulated Gain 134 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.47
Interest Historic
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11  2017-10-18 Stoic
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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The Sand Creek Massacre - 8 Hours that changed the Great Plains forever

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.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    https://www.nps.gov/sand/planyourvisit/directions.htm
    This site is a National Historical site, ran by the National Park Service.
    There are no fees.
    page created by Stoic on Nov 04 2017 5:34 pm
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