Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Poverty Point National Monument

Poverty Point World Heritage Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Located in northeastern Louisiana, Poverty Point National Monument can be visited in any season. This site, which contains some of the largest prehistoric earth works in North America, is managed by the state of Louisiana. These state park facilities are open to the public. Learn more on the Louisiana State Parks Poverty Point website. Please note that there are NO federal facilities!

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