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Ocmulgee National Monument

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Living history on display

My spouse and I did the S,C.A.R.E. (Sudden Cardiac Arrest Research and Education) 5K on 20 October... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherry L
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Warner Robins, Georgia
Awesome History!!!

What a historical place!!! Indian history is fascinating!!! The mounds at this site were huge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CathyP1953
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation! Welcome to Ocmulgee National Monument. This park is a memorial to the relationship between people and natural resources. Native Americans first came here during the Paleo-Indian period to hunt Ice Age...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217-4320
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My spouse and I did the S,C.A.R.E. (Sudden Cardiac Arrest Research and Education) 5K on 20 October 2018. It's always a pleasure to go to the Ocmulgee Mounds-well maintained, living history. Great Park rangers-will answer any question you have. Wonderful place to visit and experience...More

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a historical place!!! Indian history is fascinating!!! The mounds at this site were huge!!! The video was so educational at the Visitors Center....so informative!!! The rangers were so friendly!!! Be sure and drive around the park and experience the beauty of nature!!!

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the Ocumolgee national monument many times and have enjoyed it every single time. There are trails for exploring, interactive exhibitions (walk inside of the mound), a museum with friendly staff, and a picnic area. Everywhere you go you are surrounded by a...More

Thank DraganaL25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went back-and-forth on if we wanted to stop here on our way to Atlanta, and I am so happy we did! The trees were changing colors, leaves were falling, air was crisp, and history was interesting. I wasn’t really sure if...More

Thank kristins624
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Parks are still about the best thing our Government does these days in times of national gridlock. And while the history here and restored mound are very intriguing, the visitor center and associated displays are very dated and even outdated. I really shouldn't...More

Thank Divemasterking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is more than a site, it has several walking trails to enjoy ( although not if it is too hot!!), and a pretty good visitor centre. We watched an introductory video which was helpful in esplaining how the original inhabitants, Creeks, built their civilisation,...More

Thank birminghamcorbiere
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Located on the eastern edge of Macon, the little-known National Monument Ocmulgee represents civilization which occupied the banks of the Ocmulgee River thousands of years ago. There is no admission fee to this small park, and the visitor's center built by the CCC in the...More

Thank jnj2305
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I've got to admit, I like history. So when I travel, I always look for unusual, historical places and events to get a "history fix." In Macon, GA, there's a unique historical place right in the city! Within sight of downtown, Ocmulgee National Monument features...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

an interesting stop and lovely park. I think I was expecting more. Was able to enter only one mound. had our dog with us so we were unable to do the museum.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed September 22, 2018

A nice way to learn that the Native Americans inhabited this land for a long, long time before the Europeans came! If you desire a walk in the nature just few minutes from the city center, Ocmulgee is a place to go. The trails are...More

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mmahn2018
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Gabe10101 | Reviewed this property |
From their website: Pets are allowed on the park grounds on a leash. Pets are not permitted in the visitor center unless they are a service animal. Just google it and you'll usually find the answer.
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BethanyM22
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Previous responses are all valid points. Mounds themselves might be a challenge with a wheelchair but doable. The excavated floor mound with viewing Windows probably not an option as entry is low and narrow. The Visitor... More
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rhmorrow
November 5, 2017|
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Response from advoctae | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Check their webiste.
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