Discover Hopewell Earthworks
Contact: Melinda Repko, 740-774-1126
The Scioto River Valley and the Chillicothe area was a once flourishing center of amazing Hopewell earthworks. Join us for the Discover Hopewell Earthworks Tour led by Dr. Jared Burks, part of our annual Hopewell Discovery Day event. The bus tour begins at 7:00 a.m. with a sunrise tour of Mound City. Refreshments will not be provided. Guests are encouraged to bring their own water and snacks, and dress for variable weather. The Discover Hopewell Earthworks tour is free but by reservation only. To reserve a spot on the bus please call 740-774-1126 or click here to email Melinda Repko. This is a unique opportunity to re-discover our amazing sites! Hopewell Culture National Historical Park's, Mound City Group visitor center is located at 16062 State Route 104, Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601. For directions, click here.
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...