Earthen mounds and embankments forming huge geometric enclosures grace the landscape of the Ohio River Valley. These monumental structures were built by Native American hands almost 2,000 years ago. Hopewellian people gathered at these earthworks for feasts, funerals and rites of passage. Come learn about these sacred spaces and reflect upon the lives of these American Indians. Read More
Sacred Spaces - A Place for Reflection in the Past and Today
- 30 seconds
Enjoy this birthday video as we celebrate 100 years of serving the American public and protecting our precious resources throughout this majestic land. Join us and help celebrate our first 100 years and stay with us to help protect and preserve your national parks for the next 100!
Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks
The bid for World Heritage is picking up. Read the official submission and learn how you can help.
Mound City Group Visitor Center
Make the Mound City Group visitor center your first stop when visiting the park. Explore the museum and view the award-winning intro film.
Accommodations & Food
Visiting the park from out of town? Looking for some good eats and convenient, affordable lodging? Look no further, click here & discover.
Annual Events at the Park
The park hosts several annual events on-site throughout the year. Find out what event is next and all the info about it as well.
History and Culture of the park
Learn about the historic and prehistoric history of this incredible park. Over 2,000 years of history await you at Hopewell Culture NHP.
Become a park Junior Ranger
Learn how you and your family can all earn your own park Junior Ranger badge while learning cool stuff!
Earn Your Centennial Jr. Ranger Badge!
The limited edition Centennial Jr. Ranger badges are now available at the park! Ask a ranger how you can earn your limited edition badge.
Every Kid In A Park Pass
4th graders can now earn their free parks pass! This special pass waives entry fees to thousands of federal sites in the United States.
Hopeton Earthworks Opening Ceremony
On the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, Hopewell Culture NHP celebrates the grand opening of its 5th of 6 sites.
Hopewell Culture NHP StoryCorps Film
Hear and see the compelling story of two park employees and how they found their park at Hopewell Culture NHP.
Video and Multimedia Productions
Park video productions and assorted multimedia can be found here. All videos are downloadable as are multimedia presentations.
Directions to the park sites
Directions to the park's visitor center and the two other accessible sites can be found here with a link to customized directions.
Road Conditions and Travel Information
Find out what condition the roads around the park are in before you get in your car during severe weather.