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Natchez Mound(s) Direction?

We were aware of this unique site having read about it but unfortunately we struggled with the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KiwiTesse
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Wellington, New Zealand
On the Natchez Trace Parkway

Not a hard climb to the middle section, but the heat prohibited continuing to climb to the top for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tpulley2010
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Austin, Texas
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Emerald Mound is the second-largest Indian mound in America.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“natchez trace” (49 reviews)
“short detour” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Natchez, MS
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"natchez trace"
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"worth the climb"
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"short detour"
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"natchez indians"
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"pre columbian"
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"paved walk"
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"eight acres"
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"information posted"
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"information boards"
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"football field"
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"ceremonial center"
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"impressive sight"
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"ceremonial site"
in 3 reviews
"native americans"
in 6 reviews
"amazing site"
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"beautiful drive"
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"great stop"
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Reviewed yesterday

We were aware of this unique site having read about it but unfortunately we struggled with the lack of signage from turning off the main road. It didn’t help with a flawed GPS, however apart from one sign we did not see any further directions...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a hard climb to the middle section, but the heat prohibited continuing to climb to the top for anyone over 60.

Thank tpulley2010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of many stopping place on the Natchez Trace Parkway, it was slightly interesting. It would have been better with more information given at the site.

Thank terryhammond8834
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really much to see here except a large earthen mound. If this interests you, make sure to stop by and check out the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. There, you are able to view three mounds with detailed signage and an on-site museum.

1  Thank Ginny Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction is a little way out of town. It was interesting to see the height of the mound and know that the Indians used baskets to carry the dirt to make such a big mound. Other than a display sign there are no artifacts...More

Thank sdd50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was incredible! One of the coolest places I’ve been to in a while. My kids and even my husband were blown away by the size of this mound. You have to see it to believe it.

Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing historic and archeological site. This is an eight acre raised ceremonial site used by the Natchez people for several hundred years. The scale and structure are very impressive. One is left with a better understanding of how these native Americans lived.

Thank Phillip K
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I have seen Indian mounds all over the country. I did not realize how big this one was going to be. According to the sign at the base, it is the second largest in the entire U.S. To imagine what it looked like when it...More

Thank jbf00_77
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Have visited several times and it is always clean and well kept grounds. The drive is relaxing and a nice place to pic-nic and just rest after a day of driving.

Thank dipper1946
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

A unique place to visit. Take a roll down the almost 90° angle of the mound. You're not chicken, are you??

Thank Lisa H
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