17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation
Welcome to Ocmulgee National Monument this park is a memorial to the relationship of people and natural resources. Native Americans first came here during the Paleo-Indian period hunting Ice Age mammals. Different cultures occupied this land for thousands of years. The Mississippian culture arrived here around 900 constructing mounds for their elite. Today the mounds still remain for all to see.
Civil War Sesquicentennial
During the Civil War two battles took place in Macon; both took place on the park grounds. In 2014, the park will commemorate the battles.Read More
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration
September 20-21, 2014 from 10:00am-5:00pm. Native American will be sharing their culture with dancing, singing, storytelling, and crafts.Read More
Nene Kerretv Trail "Path to Discovery"
The trail is to get more people active outdoors. The trail is 16miles in the Macon area. Once you have walk the 16 miles you will earn a t-shirtRead More
Did You Know?
The Lamar site at Ocmulgee National Monument contains the only known example of a spiral mound in North America. This unique mound was built around 1350. The mound is accessible during low water levels of the Ocmulgee River with a ranger lead tour several times a year.