Delayed opening due to weather
Due to the inclement weather, the Mound City Group visitor center will open at 11:30 am (12/10/13). More »
Caution: Slippery Conditions
Slick sidewalks and parking lots are likely to exist @ all three sites (Seip Earthworks, Hopewell Mound Group & Mound City) because of the snow & ice. Crews are working diligently to mitigate slippery surfaces. Please use caution when visiting. More »
Sacred Spaces - A Place for Reflection in the Past and Today
Earthen mounds and embankments forming huge geometric enclosures grace the landscape of the Ohio River Valley. These monumental structures were built by Native American hands almost 2,000 years ago. Hopewellian people gathered at these earthworks for feasts, funerals and rites of passage. Come learn about these sacred spaces and reflect upon the lives of these American Indians.Read More
World Heritage List Opportunity
Learn more about the proposal for World Heritage that includes all five sites of Hopewell Culture NHP, Newark Earthworks & Ft. Ancient Earthworks.Read More
Stories of Hopewell Culture NHP: Camp Sherman
Learn more about the brief, yet significant story of the U.S. Army's WWI training cantonment in Chillicothe, Ohio, Camp (William T.) Sherman.Read More
Join the conversation on our social media pages
Look for Hopewell Culture NHP social media! At home or on the go, you can get the latest news, interact with others and share your park memories.Read More
America's Greatest Classrooms
Hey teachers - the National Park Service has a new website, designed just for YOU! This short video showcases how it can help you in the classroom.Read More
How do we know?
How do we know what we know about the Hopewell? For answers, watch this video produced by our summer Teacher-Ranger-Teacher, Trina Strausbaugh.Read More
View official park photos on flickr
Hopewell Culture now has an official flickr site to display photos relating to the park. New photos and albums will be posted as often as possible.Read More
Become a Hopewell Culture V.I.P.
Each year, Volunteers In Parks donate thousands of hours to support the NPS mission. For a rewarding and meaningful experience, become a V.I.P.Read More
Ohio's 9th National Park Site, the Nation's 401st
Ohio now has nine NPS sites throughout the state of Ohio! The newest site is Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Xenia.Read More
Wanted: Junior Rangers!
We encourage all visitors to learn more about Hopewell Culture and earn their Jr. Ranger badge. Learn how you can earn a World Heritage badge too!Read More
Did You Know?
Obsidian has been found at a few Hopewell earthwork sites. The majority of obsidian, several hundred pounds, was found in one mound at Hopewell Mound Group. Much of the obsidian is from Obsidian Cliff in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming - over 1,500 miles away. More...