• Early Spring at Mound City Group

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Animals

Sedge wren at Hopeton Earthworks.
An abundance of diverse wildlife use park grounds for nesting, breeding, raising their young, feeding, shelter, and as a stopover site while migrating to other destinations. Birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates can be found throughout the year in all types of habitat. There are no Federally-listed species known to utilize park land, but several state-listed species have been observed.
 

Did You Know?

Painting of the Battle of Lake Erie

British soldiers captured during the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812 were marched to a prisoner of war camp (Camp Bull) located between the present day Mound City Group visitor center, and the northern part of the city of Chillicothe. More...