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Etowah Indian Mounds State Park

Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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A great view of Missippian Indian history

The museum was small but very informative. The outdoor space was great to explore. Worth the stop... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Ancient structures

When you consider that these mounds were built by hand by piling dirt one basketful at a time, they... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Savannah, Georgia
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“small museum”(14 reviews)
“fish wrap”(11 reviews)
The park contains a hiking trail to the mounds, as well as a museum of Indian artifacts.
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813 Indian Mound Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30120-6415
+1 770-387-3747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the First Saturday hike. $6 per person to access the site and museum. Website says they have 6 mounds, but it’s more like 3 (we never were sure exactly where the other three were at the end of our visit. The biggest mound...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KMB_GA
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The museum was small but very informative. The outdoor space was great to explore. Worth the stop, takes about an hour to tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Savytraveler1234567
Reviewed 6 November 2018

When you consider that these mounds were built by hand by piling dirt one basketful at a time, they are incredible. The fact that they a standing after centuries is amazing. There are not a lot of places where you can knowingly walk in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YcnanGA
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Visiting area with family. Educational, very nice museum, and for a bonus, a geocache! It was a beautiful day to visit and walk around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited on a very hot day so we decided not to take the tour. The mounds are clearly visible from the road that runs next to them. They are massive! This is a very good educational site as many school buses were in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wulfie2
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

If you are into Indian history and artifacts like I am you will enjoy this place. If not, go get a happy meal and save your bad reviews for Mc Ds. This is a large scale settlement so being some water if you plan to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 157mrs
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you have any interest in native American history you must stop here and see these mounds. Only a short diversion from I-75.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank powhat10
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Very good program to show how Indians lived on the land and there are three separate mounds to climb-highest is 63 feet. Museum has nominal cost to enter which also includes a movie about the Indians. There is also a short walking trail but bring...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank J8896YQlauries
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It’s ok, but kinda boring. Nothing over the top here, I’ve been 3 times taking friends who wanted to see it. It’s totally alright...just not really anything about it that makes you say... wow...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 785clintl
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in archeology and The Mississippian culture this is a don’t miss. Lovely museum and short film. The large carved stone male and female effigies still have original paint and are fascinating. The 63 foot tall mound is worth climbing and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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11 February 2017|
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Response from JWilcox5 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on a leash. If you enter the property you will indeed have to pay admission. Hope this helps.
5 September 2016|
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Response from josephinem264 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are in Cartersville.