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go here often to just walk the trail around the mounds, it is always beautiful. there is an office... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tammy d
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Chillicothe, Ohio
Visitor Center is very​ informative

There are lots of burial ground Hills Mound seven is the largest and the tallest. Mound City is... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Susan M
,
Warren, Michigan
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The 13 acres of this Hopewell site contain 23 ceremonial mounds.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

go here often to just walk the trail around the mounds, it is always beautiful. there is an office with gifts and people that are ready to answer any questions. they even do yoga here during the summer , a pumokin carving during the fall...More

Thank tammy d
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

There are lots of burial ground Hills Mound seven is the largest and the tallest. Mound City is right next to the Scioto River. There are hiking Taz that go around the outside of Mound City. I thoroughly enjoyed hiking and seen the Mounds. It...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Be sure you go to the right area. We visited the mound group first and found nada. Mound CITY is where you want to be. Good facilities. Beautiful at dawn. Interesting and worth a stop. Be sure to bring sunscreen, hat, and bug spray.

Thank Brandy B
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The museum there plus the mounds and earthen walls are fascinating. Don't Miss This amazing national heritage site!

Thank Maryanne A
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Mound City is what this site was called before it became a national historic park managed by the National Park Service. The mounds covered a much larger area until the army destroyed most of them to create Camp Sherman during World War I. It is...More

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This site had beautiful grounds as well as lots of history. They have a nice walk down by the River as well. It's amile long but it flat and for the most part, in the shade so pleasant for hot days.

Thank Deborah D
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I am not sure why this is listed as a separate site since it is on the same grounds and right outside the door of the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park. There is no fee just to walk among the mounds but the visitors center...More

1  Thank MTravi
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Note: this includes my review of the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this intriguing place. We visited the park on a windy-but-sunny Monday and had the place nearly to ourselves. I've been interested in seeing and experiencing the Moundbuilder...More

Thank Ceanothus
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

23 plus earthen mounds over previous cremated charnel houses of the ancient Native American cultures indigenous to Southern Ohio.Enjoyed the knowledge of the Rangers. Also visit Trip Earthworks on US T 50 while in the area.

1  Thank Kyle S
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a wonderful day in the lovely outdoors visiting Mound City. It was awe inspiring and mind boggling to see what our ancestors planned and built with so little mechanical technology!

1  Thank Becky D
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