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.
17,000 Years of Continuous Human Habitation
Plan your school field trips to the park. We have a museum, film, nature trails, and picnic area for the children to explore.
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: May 8, 2017