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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, OH

National Park Service


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.

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
16062 State Route 104
Phone: (740) 774 1126


Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is located in south-central Ohio at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

By Plane

The nearest airport is the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) located 55 miles north of the park. From the airport, take I-270 south. Exit on US Route 23 heading south. Exit at State Route 207 just north of Chillicothe and turn right, follow signs to the park via State Route 207 & State Route 104.

By Car

The park's Mound City Group Visitor Center in Chillicothe, Ohio is located on US Route 104, two miles north of the US Route 35 overpass. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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