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Etowah Indian Mounds State Park

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Visiting area with family. Educational, very nice museum, and for a bonus, a geocache! It was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve B
Arcadia, Florida
Amazing history

We visited on a very hot day so we decided not to take the tour. The mounds are clearly visible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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The park contains a hiking trail to the mounds, as well as a museum of Indian artifacts.
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813 Indian Mound Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30120-6415
+1 770-387-3747
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting area with family. Educational, very nice museum, and for a bonus, a geocache! It was a beautiful day to visit and walk around.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very hot day so we decided not to take the tour. The mounds are clearly visible from the road that runs next to them. They are massive! This is a very good educational site as many school buses were in the...More

Thank wulfie2
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

If you are into Indian history and artifacts like I am you will enjoy this place. If not, go get a happy meal and save your bad reviews for Mc Ds. This is a large scale settlement so being some water if you plan to...More

Thank Mr S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

If you have any interest in native American history you must stop here and see these mounds. Only a short diversion from I-75.

Thank powhat10
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Very good program to show how Indians lived on the land and there are three separate mounds to climb-highest is 63 feet. Museum has nominal cost to enter which also includes a movie about the Indians. There is also a short walking trail but bring...More

1  Thank LAURIE S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It’s ok, but kinda boring. Nothing over the top here, I’ve been 3 times taking friends who wanted to see it. It’s totally alright...just not really anything about it that makes you say... wow...

Thank Clint L
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in archeology and The Mississippian culture this is a don’t miss. Lovely museum and short film. The large carved stone male and female effigies still have original paint and are fascinating. The 63 foot tall mound is worth climbing and the...More

3  Thank vdempsey
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We checked out the Georgia historic site pass from our local library so that we could visit this state park. The grounds are beautiful and the stairs to the mounds were no joke! The small museum and film were very interesting and did a good...More

1  Thank cainfamof5
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to the mounds. The museum has some impressive artifacts. Once you see the tools in the museum that the Indians used to make these mounds, it makes it that much more impressive that they were able to pull it off. Definitely...More

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The mounds are fascinating, and the museum is small but excellent. The grounds are beautiful, and it is great just to stroll by the river ( and see the fish traps). Great place for children to explore, play, and imagine. Plus plenty of free parking.

1  Thank Susan H
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Response from JWilcox5 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on a leash. If you enter the property you will indeed have to pay admission. Hope this helps.
5 September 2016|
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Response from josephinem264 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are in Cartersville.