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Ocmulgee National Monument

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Address: 1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
Phone Number: 478-752-8257
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A tribute to the Native American tribes that lived in the Macon area for...
A tribute to the Native American tribes that lived in the Macon area for 10,000 years.
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Great family day, plenty of open space to let the kids run, perfect for exercising/fitness

This is an all around easy stop for just about anyone though it does involve a lot of walking. We take the kids here, our fitness group, or go just for alone meditation/reflection... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Macon, Georgia
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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is an all around easy stop for just about anyone though it does involve a lot of walking. We take the kids here, our fitness group, or go just for alone meditation/reflection time.

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Forsyth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Recently visited this historic site. Wonderful eye opener regarding paleo-Indian cultures that used to live in the area. Gives you greater appreciation of area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great place to visit for light hiking and when it gets hot move indoors to the museum and learn about native Americans of middle GA. Years ago when I was broke it was a great place to take the kids to burn energy for free, I still go but now I'm able to donate so maybe others can enjoy... More 

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lot of history here about the prehistoric Indians, their civilization, and the mounds they built. Lots of area to walk, cool things to see, and a great visitors center with nice park rangers. Check out the short movie before you begin exploring.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

There is a lot of great history here. The site is beautiful and gives you a lot of info from history. If you are looking for historical places to visit, I would definitely recommend looking at this place.

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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Middle Georgia has a lot to see if you take the time to look! This is a site well worth visiting. A great place for a picnic, stroll and gain insight on the land and its people.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stopped in Macon on our road trip, to break up the trip. We enjoyed the mounds and teaching the kids about Native American life at the museum, could have spent more time there if it wasn't so hot

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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place is great to come to. A good walk and exercise. There is a sidewalk taking you to the different mounds, or there are different natural trails to walk on. You can go inside one of the Indian mounds which is very cool! There is another that has a lot of steps, but when you reach the top you... More 

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

I grew up going to the Indian Mounds but as an adult there are things I wished someone would have pointed. I have taken my daughter and tried to do that. Well worth the visit be prepared to do some walking! Better to do in the cooler months!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It was extremely hot and humid when we visited. There's a well-maintained walking trail to the top of the monumental hills which provide a nice view over the swamps and the Atlanta skyline in the distance.

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Additional Information about Ocmulgee National Monument

Address: 1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
Phone Number: 478-752-8257
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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