• A plush carpet of green grass covering the Mound City Group in summer

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Schedule Of Events

Events Calendar

Use the tools on this page to browse the park's calendar for all current and upcoming events. You can enter a date range that you wish to search within or you can enter a keyword to find an event. Visit the Special Events page to see a full list of our annually occurring events.

 
Ranger Melinda during a Patio Talk, 2013

A ranger speaks with visitors while on tour at Mound City Group

NPS Photo

Scheduled Mound Tours

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the park offers guided mound tours twice a day at Mound City Group visitor center. Tours are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and begin at 10:00 am and also at 1:00 pm. Tours begin on the back patio and will progress into the mound enclosure. Visitors are welcome to enjoy part of the tour at the patio or the entire tour through the mound area. Average tour times will vary, but you can expect anywhere between 30 minutes to one hour with a Ranger.

If you're visiting with a group, you can request a guided tour of the park should your visit not fall on the days of the regularly scheduled tours. Please call the park a few days in advance to advise us of your visit so that we can confirm there will be sufficient staff on hand to provide the tour. Visit the Contact page for park contact information.

 

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Night-Time Bat Adventure

    Monday, July 14, 2014

    Holy nocturnal-flying-mammal-detection-program, Batman!!! Join us for a night-time program dedicated to the world of these unique social creatures. More

  • Art in the Park

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    Arts Afire, the Mound City Group Summer Art Program. Experience Your National Park Through Art! Students will learn history and park stewardship through art. Arts Afire takes place on Tuesdays in July. More

  • Junior Archeology Days

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    This is your child's chance to become a Hopewell Culture NHP Junior Archeologist! Have fun while learning the science behind what an Archeologist does and learn about archeology in your National Parks, including Hopewell Culture NHP. More

  • Guided Canoe & Kayak Trips for Summer

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    Join a park ranger from Hopewell Culture National Historical Park for a guided paddle on Paint Creek! More

  • 2014 Harness Lecture Series - William Kennedy

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    The 2014 Harness Lecture Series concludes with William Kennedy speaking about prehistoric architecture of the Ohio River Valley. More

  • Native Plant & Pollinator Garden Tour

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join us for a different kind of garden tour at the home of Hopewell Culture NHP’s Park Biologist. Learn how a small backyard within city limits can become a safe haven for birds, butterflies and other native pollinators. More

  • Yoga in the Park

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join a local instructor and park rangers for weekly morning Yoga sessions at the Mound City Group visitor center. More

  • Art in the Park

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Arts Afire, the Mound City Group Summer Art Program. Experience Your National Park Through Art! Students will learn history and park stewardship through art. Arts Afire takes place on Tuesdays in July. More

  • Guided Canoe & Kayak Trips for Summer

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Join a park ranger from Hopewell Culture National Historical Park for a guided paddle on Paint Creek! More

  • Junior Archeology Days

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    This is your child's chance to become a Hopewell Culture NHP Junior Archeologist! Have fun while learning the science behind what an Archeologist does and learn about archeology in your National Parks, including Hopewell Culture NHP. More

  • Yoga in the Park

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Join a local instructor and park rangers for weekly morning Yoga sessions at the Mound City Group visitor center. More

  • Trail Exploring: Native Plant Gardening

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Explore the trails at the park with one of the park biologists. Topics will vary during these regularly scheduled programs but they will provide visitors with a look at the natural side of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. More

  • Art in the Park

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Arts Afire, the Mound City Group Summer Art Program. Experience Your National Park Through Art! Students will learn history and park stewardship through art. Arts Afire takes place on Tuesdays in July. More

  • Junior Archeology Days

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    This is your child's chance to become a Hopewell Culture NHP Junior Archeologist! Have fun while learning the science behind what an Archeologist does and learn about archeology in your National Parks, including Hopewell Culture NHP. More

  • Guided Canoe & Kayak Trips for Summer

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Join a park ranger from Hopewell Culture National Historical Park for a guided paddle on Paint Creek! More

Did You Know?

State Route 104 entrance

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...