• Great Temple Mound


    National Monument Georgia

Fees & Reservations

Except for special events sponsored by the Ocmulgee National Monument Association no fees are charged to enter and visit Ocmulgee National Monument. During the special events of the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration (third weekend in September) event fee is $6.00 for 13 & up, 6-12 $3.00, 5 & under are free and active miltilary with I.D. $3.00. The spring Lantern light Tours (March) an event fee of $5.00 is charged for anyone 13 years and older.

1930's picture of the only known spiral mound from the Lamar Culture
The Lamar site contains the only known example of a spiral mound in North America. This unique 20 ft. tall mound was built and used by Native people from 1350 till the late 1500's. This mound is accessable during low water levels of the Ocmulgee River with a ranger lead tour several times a year. Call for reservations to this exciting ranger lead hike.

NATIONAL PARK PASS - We do not sell Senior Pass, Access Pass or Annual Pass. If you are interested in purchasing one of these passes via the Internet go to http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm

Did You Know?

Picture of ancient shell carving of spider

Intricate and complex designs carved into sea shells were one of the many art forms of the Native people of middle Georgia 1000 years ago. Meanings and symbolism of images such as this spider reach out to us through time from these ancient artists and crafts people.