More Than 12,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation

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

Participants dancing in a circle
Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration

We are gearing up for the 2024 Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration! The event will be September 14th and 15th.

People walk up the path to the earth lodge.
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers help with many aspects of park services. See how you can help!

Field Trips
Field Trips

We love having schools come out to the park for a field trip! Click here to find out more details.

The Largest Archaeology Dig in American History
Largest Archaeology Dig in America

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

Last updated: May 3, 2024

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1207 Emery Hwy
Macon, GA 31217


478 752-8257 x222

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