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Mound City Group Visitor Center
The park's Visitor Center is open daily for limited hours of operation from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The park museum and restrooms inside of the visitor center building will be open during these hours. The park film and the park bookstore remain temporarily unavailable until further notice. Please call the park for additional information or if you have questions.
The grounds at Mound City Group are open from dawn to dusk. There is no overnight camping allowed at any of the Hopewell Culture NHP sites.
The visitor center is closed January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th.
Park grounds at the Mound City Group, Hopeton Earthworks, Hopewell Mound Group, and Seip Earthworks units are always open from dawn to dusk.
All shelter houses and picnic tables are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We do not take reservations for any of the shelter houses or picnic tables.
Currently, Seip Earthworks has limited visitor facilities consisting of a covered picnic shelter and portable restroom units which are located near the old Seip farmhouse at the end of the paved limited-access road. Parking is available at the front of the grounds only, immediately off of U.S. Route 50. The road that extends to the old Seip farmhouse is gated and not available for public access. There are interpretive signs and mowed-grass trails throughout the grounds.
Hopewell Mound Group
Hopewell Mound Group has public restrooms, a covered picnic shelter, mowed-grass trails and 2.5 miles of interpretive trails. The parking lot has ample spots for cars and larger vehicles.
High Bank Works & Spruce Hill Works
High Bank Works is currently closed to the public. There is no access to the site for the general public. Please Contact Us if you have questions about the High Bank Works site.