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Address: Iberville Drive, Dauphin Island, AL

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Small park with a few trails

I just visited here to say I saw it. There are a couple of signs to say what the place is and it really is just a mound of dirt and shells with walking trails in the woods. It's... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Corning
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I just visited here to say I saw it. There are a couple of signs to say what the place is and it really is just a mound of dirt and shells with walking trails in the woods. It's history underfoot and can be seen in a few minutes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Well this was not what I expected, the front sign was nice, the trees were beautiful, but it was not well kept, the bugs were horrible, I'm sure if you could set there long enough there would have been some interesting creatures, may have been the wrong time of the year? I might go back to see if it was... More 

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natchez
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This place is pretty close to how the Indians would have left it. The trails are kept clear for walking and there are a few benches scattered through the park. This is a great spot for birding during the spring and fall migrations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited last April and again this year. Expect may might be better but April was wonderful. Pretty place lots of birds, many species and birders from all over who pointed out birds our untrained eyes would have otherwise missed seeing. Will be back earlier next year. L & B Church

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Gas City, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The lady I was with wanted to go, and it turned out very interesting. Take the time to visit and view the birds, the plant life, and yes....even the shell mound.

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Collierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is hard to tell exactly where the actual mounds are as you walk the park but that didn't matter because it's so beautiful there! The giant oak trees that are around 800 years old are simply amazing!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The history IS impressive but the park itself really isn't. Hard to find. Prettier places elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We spent an afternoon on Dauphin Island and, as a last stop, stopped to see this park, not sure what to expect. We were there late in the day, after 5pm. There were a few bikes and another car parked near a trail so it was evident there were others here at the same time. Once past the sign at... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This place doesn't look like much when you first approach it. You follow some trails thru the trees and the elevation changes, and you realize you are standing on huge mounds of oyster shells left there by Native Americans hundreds or thousands of years ago. It's a very pretty walk, and there are some areas in there that appeared to... More 

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ava
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Small park, but the trees are amazing. Great photo ops, or a nice stroll. Whether you are older or have small kids, this park is easy to get around.

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Address: Address: Iberville Drive, Dauphin Island, AL
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dauphin Island

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