17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation

Welcome to Ocmulgee National Monument. This park is a prehistoric American Indian site.  American Indians first came here during the Paleo-Indian period hunting Ice Age mammals. Many different American Indian cultures occupied this land for thousands of years.  Around 900 CE, the Mississippian Period began. They constructed mounds for their elite, which remain today.

2018 Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

2018 Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

Our annual Indian Celebration will be held on September 15th & 16th 2018. From 10:00-5:00. Admission is charged

Earth Lodge Floor is 1000 Years Old

Earth Lodge Floor is 1000 Years Old

The Earth Lodge floor is original and was carbon dated to the year 1015.

Field Trips

Field Trips

Plan your school field trips to the park. We have a museum, film, nature trails, and picnic area for the children to explore.

The Largest Archaeology Dig in American History

Largest Archaeology Dig in America

Ocmulgee National Monument had the largest archaeology dig in American history with over 800 men working and discovering 3 million artifacts

Last updated: November 6, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1207 Emery Hwy
Macon, GA 31217

Phone:

(478) 752-8257 x222

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