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Mounds State Park

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Beautiful Place

Peaceful place to enjoy all nature has to offer. There are dragonfly species only found in and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa G
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Great local State Park

Amazing interaction with Ranger - awesome butterfly gardens and information. Mounds were super... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer D
Zionsville, Indiana
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Mounds State Park, located off I-69 east of Anderson, features 10 unique earthworks built by prehistoric Indians known as the Adena-Hopewell people. The largest earthwork, the Great Mound, is believed to have been constructed around 160 B.C...more
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4306 Mounds Rd, Anderson, IN 46017-1837
+1 765-642-6627
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peaceful place to enjoy all nature has to offer. There are dragonfly species only found in and around Mounds State Park. Camping is very relaxing. You can go online and locate the exact camping spot for you. They have full sun and full shade sites...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing interaction with Ranger - awesome butterfly gardens and information. Mounds were super interesting though very different than I had anticipated - I wont share all the details and ruin the surprise you are in for.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Took the four JrRat boys to Mounds Thanksgiving morning. Wandered around and took some pics. I enjoy the mounds as I am a fan of the Hopewell-Adena cultures and I am fascinated that they duplicated their mounds at every site. It's kind of, you see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Best walking trails throughout the park. Both easy and more difficult for seasoned hikers. Gorgeous park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank atlake82
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great place to go and walk around enjoying nature. It’s interesting to see the mounds and learn the story behind them. We don’t have children, but saw many families there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I have camped here since I was a little guy with my parents and grandparents. I would say I have camped here 20 - 25 times. We are going next week 8-29-18. It is very clean and well maintained. The only things that are a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We go to mounds park frequently. Beautiful and peaceful. We have a family reunion and Christmas at the cabin every year. Love that the cabin has plenty of room and a full kitchen. Recently they have put up signs around the park about the amusement...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tarebear6464
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a small state park located by an airport. The park was well maintained and the sites are typical of most parks. Some are close and in the open but they do offer sites that are farther apart and back up to the trees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank granof03
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This park has huge trees, well planned trails. A quiet well maintained park. The signage was well written and well maintained too. We're glad that the Native American mounds are preserved and protected.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cusackfamily
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I visited on a hot Saturday in August. My purpose for going was hiking. I did the park loop and a couple of the interior trails that included stairs and "boardwalks". It was a very pretty walk and the trails are very well maintained. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frank D
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3 September 2017|
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Response from jeffreys57 | Reviewed this property |
I used an annual pass, but if you don't have that it's $7 per vehicle for in-state and $9 for out of state. That's a one time fee if you are camping....example, if you're camping three nights, you just pay the gate fee once... More
20 January 2017|
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Response from Fairen O | Reviewed this property |
Yes you pay admission and it is marked to expire. And the park closes overnight so probably won't be able to leave your car.
Patricia F
22 July 2016|
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Response from kim w | Reviewed this property |
The pool was closed the day we were there in July. Attendant didn't even know why.