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, please visit the Port Columbus International Airport website.
For a local area driving map, click the map to the right.
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?
The first publication of the Smithsonian Institution in 1848 was an extensive survey of archeology sites that included all of the sites at Hopewell Culture NHP. The book was authored by Ephraim Squier (left) and Edwin Davis (right), residents of the town of Chillicothe where Hopewell Culture NHP is located.