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Rock Eagle Mound

350 Rock Eagle Road, Eatonton, GA
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Eatonton
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Most recent review
- Aug 3, 2014
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Charleston, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We traveled here to see some Native American history and were not disappointed. The backdrop of the CCC building was great.

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Cumming, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went to the Rock Eagle 4-H center for a 4-H program. While there we stopped at the Rock Eagle Mound. The kids enjoyed seeing it, and getting to the top of the tower.

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Salem, VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The drive into the area where Rock Eagle is found is very scenic - especially early on a Saturday morning when no one else is around. There is a rock walkway leading to the massive rock tower, From the tower you can look down and see the Rock Eagle Mound. However, the rock walkway is not "walker-friendly" for anyone unsteady... More

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Eatonton, Georgia
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8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a great place to visit for free. It's very interesting and pretty amazing. Can't appreciate it without climbing the tower, so not for the elderly or disabled. The effigy is located inside the 4-H park/camp. This is a beautiful park with a private lake and trails, a museum, Sunday buffet, picnic areas/pavilion etc. Located in Eatonton on Hwy... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is a fun, quick visit for anyone interested in history or ancient cultures; while the site itself is well laid-out, has good parking, and is easy to get to, there's not much in the way of explanatory information or background. There's a large informational sign at the parking lot entrance to the site, but aside from that, there's not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

First of all there is no charge to stop by and see the effigy. There are signs to explain why the mound is there and how it was built and what they have found in it. It is a great piece of native american history, it's easy to get to, not much walking, not handicapped accessible and when you climb... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a quick jaunt off I-20 and a nice add-on to a trip to Madison. It's a great WPA site that provided work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, and still provides a free and interesting staycation venue for those short of cash from the Great Recession. There are picnic tables and hiking trails once you've gazed long... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

very fascinating place for fans of ancient culture/history. Great mystery surrounds this effigy. Very well maintained. Nice info signs on property, Just stunning to see from above. well worth the stop. Free! admission!

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Gainesville, Georgia
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54 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I've been intrigued by this since I was young so we took the kiddos to visit. Parking is nearby and so are picnic tables. The girls wandered around and enjoyed the beautiful day and park. It is a quick stop so don't plan to spend all day - the surrounding 4H park is gorgeous. You must be able to climb... More

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Macon, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This is an interesting archeological feature easily accessible from US 441/US 129 near Eatonton. You may want to research online before visiting as little information is available at the site. There is the mound, an observation tower, parking lot, and a nearby picnic area and that is about all. It is part of the large Rock Eagle 4H Center.

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