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 »
Great American Cleanup at HMG
Contact: Melinda Repko, 740-774-1126
On Saturday, April 6, 2013, volunteers are needed for a joint cleanup event at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park and the Tri-County Triangle Trail. This is part of the Great American Cleanup, held across the USA every spring. This, the nation's largest annual community improvement program, aims to beautify trails, roadsides, and other public places.
Meet at 9:00 AM at the Hopewell Mound Group parking lot. Bring work gloves and drinking water. We will have trash bags, and a limited supply of work gloves.
Hopewell Mound Group is located 3 miles northwest of Chillicothe on Sulphur Lick Rd., ¼ mile from Maple Grove Rd. near the west end of Anderson Station Rd. Driving maps and directions are available by clicking here.
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...