Isolated Slick Patches
Recent snowfall has created isolated slick spots throughout the park. Please use caution when visiting Mound City Group, Hopewell Mound Group and/or Seip Earthworks as isolated icy conditions may exist on sidewalks, trails and parking lots. More »
Discovery Day at Mound City Group
Contact: Melinda Repko, 740-774-1126
Join in the fun at the park's annual Hopewell Discovery Day. Experts will be on-hand to identify artifacts and fossils, and explain flint knapping techniques. This is a great opportunity to bring out those rocks, fossils and arrowheads that have been collecting dust on your shelves! Ohio History will be brought to life with the Ohio Historical Society's, History to Go Van presenting their "American Indian Experience" program. Visitors of all ages will be able to interact with authentic and replica artifacts of Ohio's native cultures, use a pump drill, play a life skills game or try throwing a spear with an atlatl! Admission is always free!
Click here for directions to the Mound City Group visitor center.
Did You Know?
Established on March 2nd, 1923 as Mound City Group National Monument, the park was the first federally created National Park Service site in Ohio. President Warren G. Harding, a native of Ohio, established the national monument using powers granted to him under Section 2 of the 1906 Antiquities Act. The park was eventually re-named Hopewell Culture National Historical Park on May 27th, 1992 after congressional legislation was approved in the House and the Senate. More...