Caution: Slippery Conditions
Due to the expected snow & ice, slick sidewalks and parking lots are likely to exist @ all three sites (Seip Earthworks, Hopewell Mound Group & Mound City). Crews will be working to mitigate any slippery surfaces. Please use caution when visiting. More »
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is situated in south-central Ohio at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. It is located in the northern area of the city of Chillicothe.
The nearest major airport is the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) located 55 miles north of the park in Columbus. For more information, click here.
For a local area driving map, click here.
For driving directions, click on the google maps image below.
The park's Mound City Group Visitor Center is the park's only visitor center. It is located in Chillicothe, Ohio on State Route 104, 1.6 miles north of the intersection of U.S. Route 35 and State Route 104. The address is 16062 State Route 104, Chillicothe, Ohio, 45601.
Directions from Columbus and all points due north
Directions from Portsmouth and all points due south
Directions from Indianapolis, In. and points west
The GPS Coordinates for Mound City and our other outlying units are listed below.
PLEASE BE ADVISED: most GPS devices will not lead you to the main visitor center at Mound City Group when typing in the site name. The GPS coordinates are listed below so that you can manually override your GPS device. Consult your device's owner's manual for directions on how to do so.
Mound City Group:
Hopewell Mound Group:
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...