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Ocmulgee National Monument

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Address: 1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
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+1 478-752-8257
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Historical site, good for walking

Interesting and well done displays. Well marked paths for walking. Good for a short outing and fresh air.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and well done displays. Well marked paths for walking. Good for a short outing and fresh air.

Thank AnnT1012
Fort Myers, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about Indian mounds but never had the opportunity to visit one. I was surprised to learn about the Ocmulgee National Monument and it's location in Macon. My visit was extremely informative and thoroughly enjoyable. I felt peaceful as I walked the site and entered the mound. I urge everyone interested in history to visit this site. I... More 

Thank josephmZ4720AP
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating NPS site that explores some of the history of the Mississippian culture that built a city on this site. There are a series of mounds and a few foundations around the park that are connected by some gentle nature trails over the fields and through a wooded area. There is also a great Streamline Moderne style... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing park with very cool indian mounds. I didn't know anything about the place before we visited, but the informative museum and movie really teaches you a lot. After you visit the art deco visitor center make sure to drive and see the mounds themselves. Amazing they are so old!

Thank mja1982
Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here several times for either organized events such as 5K runs, as well as just to spend some time walking the trails and enjoying the scenery. It's very peaceful here, especially if pick the time of day when it's comfortable. (Meaning early morning in the summer or afternoon during the winter.) Parking is easy and you almost have... More 

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Macon and looking for things to do on New Year's Eve day. Some things were closed, and it was a beautiful, clear, crisp day making this a perfect place to visit. The park ranger greeted us upon entering the museum or the indoor part of the national park. He was extremely knowledgeable and welcoming and told us... More 

Thank Kay M
Woodstock, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful outdoor place to visit. So much history and beautiful views. The park is free unless you come here for a special event. Wish I had more time to spend here.

Thank tckramer
gainesville, fl.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

I had no idea what I would find here before I came. Nice trails, Civil War history, Indian burial mounds, and even got some photos of 2 deer that I spooked which had been hiding under a foot bridge. What fun!

Thank obilon-kanobe
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Macon and frequented "Indian Mounds" as we call it many times. I now live out of town but every time I come home, I make it a point to take my kids and walk. It's the perfect place to reconnect to nature. They have walking trails and the history lesson is awesome.

Thank Cathy S
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Learned about Mississippian Indian and got a chance to look at some great views. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes because it can be lot of hiking and there are elevation changes.

Thank Brandon H

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