The park hosts special events throughout the year. These events include lectures on cultural and natural resources, site tours, and special activities for children. All programs are free and are open to visitors and groups of all ages. Events, unless otherwise noted, take place at the Mound City Group visitor center located at 16062 State Route 104, Chillicothe, OH 45601. If you have any questions or would like more information than what is listed below, please call (740)774-1126.
Park Calendar of Events
Upcoming Park Events
Bird Festival at Mound City Group
Archeology Workshop for Teachers
Teachers! Join us at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park for a week in the park learning about Ohio Prehistory, archeology, and ways to apply hands on techniques with your students. You will work side by side with park archeology and education staff. Spend an entire week in your local National Park while earning contact hours from Ohio University- Chillicothe. Download the registration form and sign-up today! Visit the Archeology Workshop for Teachers page to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
Summer Solstice Celebration
The Robert L. Harness Lecture Series
Junior Archeology Days
Summer Weekend Hiking Series
Meet at the Hopeton Earthworks located at the 1100 block of Hopetown Rd. in Chillicothe.
Hopewell Discovery Day
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.