Macon, Georgia: Indian Burial Mound - Ocmulgee National Monument

Park includes preserved Indian burial mounds, a mound with recreated walk-in earth lodge, and a museum about the Native Americans who lived in the region.

Address:
1207 Emory Hwy., Macon, GA
Directions:
Entrance along south side of US 80/129 where Emery Hwy and Jeffersonville Rd split.
Hours:
Property gates open daily 9-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
478-752-8257
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Look up in the mound.

Indian Burial Mound - Ocmulgee National Monument

Take the time to explore inside the burial mound.

[Yvette Pryor, 06/05/2021]
Indian Burial Mound - Ocmulgee National Monument

Very nice national park. Museum was closed because of Covid-19, but lots to see around the grounds. Take time to walk through the mound you can tour.

[Doug, 02/17/2021]

Indian Mound.

Indian Burial Mound - Ocmulgee National Monument

Indian mound complex.

[Jim, 06/03/2012]

The park includes America's Only Spiral Mound, and an earthen mound house you can peer into.

Indian Burial Mound - Ocmulgee National Monument

Indian mounds, including one you can walk into and others to climb, along with a renovated museum are the main features of Ocmulgee National Monument. I had not been there in 15 or more years, and was glad that we could still access the site. You could see the top of Fort Hawkins monument from the top of the great temple mound (We went to Fort Hawkins earlier the same day.).

We were unable to explore the whole park that day and are definitely planning to go back very soon!

[Nola, 06/20/2011]

The walk-in mound is a recreated, naturally cooled "earth lodge" council chamber, with an audio presentation explaining its purpose.


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