Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

The Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park was a valuable place during the Paleo-Indian period for its many Ice Age mammals. This prehistoric Native American site has recovered 12,000 years of human habitation evidence from Ice-Age hunters to the Muscogee people of historical times. The park provides a unique history of American Indian culture to visitors with its 20-foot-high mounds used from 1350 to the late 1500s by the native people. As you walk through the historic park, you’ll see rare and endangered plant and wildlife species, giving you a real authentic historical outlook and understanding of this area. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

The Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park offers guided tours and events to introduce visitors to Native American craftsmanship, history, and cultural activities like dancing and storytelling. The Ocmulgee mounds are accessible during low water levels with a ranger lead tour. You can view preserved continuous records of human life in the Southwest from the earliest times to the present. Explore historical sites, hike the six-mile trails, or visit the museum housing more than 2,000 artifacts spanning the history of the Macon Plateau dating back to 10,000 B.C.E.

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How To Get To Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

Coming from Macon, head north on Mulberry Street toward Walnut Street Lane. Take a slight right onto Spring Street and then a right at the first cross street onto Walnut Street. Go 0.3 miles and turn left onto Second Street. Travel for 0.6 miles and make a slight right onto US-23 South/GA Highway 129. The Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park will be on the right. 


1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217

Fee: Entry fee $0

The Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park provides a sample of the Paleo-Indian Muscogee people and general Native American history. If you’re considering staying awhile, an RV is an ideal and relaxing way to stay as you take pleasure in this prehistoric Native American site and its surroundings in Georgia.