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Indian Shell Mound Park

Iberville Drive, Dauphin Island, AL
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Spiritual and Calming

This rather unpretentious park has been a spiritual journey for me personally through the years and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
0-6FAO
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NW Indiana
Neat little park in Dauphin Island

It only took us 15 minutes to walk through the park, interesting history and some great photo ops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
loribS9254DJ
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Mount Horeb
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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average36%
  • Poor9%
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“old trees” (4 reviews)
“birding trail” (3 reviews)
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Iberville Drive, Dauphin Island, AL
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This rather unpretentious park has been a spiritual journey for me personally through the years and is one of the main reasons I come here from NW IN. It contains large mounds of layers of shells utilized as food for native Americans that can still...More

1  Thank 0-6FAO
Reviewed 2 days ago

It only took us 15 minutes to walk through the park, interesting history and some great photo ops with spanish moss hanging from the trees!

Thank loribS9254DJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well-marked trail leads you around to a bit of history...Native American. These live oaks are 200 to 400 years old, some having ferns that are attached to them epiphytically (look it up!). You will also see smooth palmetto and yaupon holly. Bug spray!

Thank TBeaupre
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It's a simple but unique spot for hike that is connected to the history of the island. The trees and flora make it a peaceful break in the busy day.

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Walking through a piece of history. Wear mosquito spray in order to enjoy the walk. Places to sit along the way too.

1  Thank April H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you are a birder or enjoy a leisure stroll through the woods, this is the place to do it! I've visited this area a few times in the spring during migration and have seen numerous migratory birds. And, I've got quite a few lifer's...More

Thank DarleneEschete
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Over time it has become quite overgrown from when I remember it as a child. Not much to see. We stopped by while on a bike ride. nearby can get a good view of Little Dauphin Island and the Dauphin Island bay at Alabama Dept...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A great place to walk, bird watch, or picnic. Not a very big area and you can view the whole thing in less than 30mins.

Thank Mac112206
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The mounds of shells are kinda interesting, but certainly not a highlight. If you have lots of time on the island then go walk the trail and see the mounds. Otherwise, you can skip.

Thank sdwk
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Being history buffs, we love that this site is protected and available for visitors, however we could only find a single info board on the history. It's actually a little difficult to determine exactly where the mounds are because of the vegetation. It is gorgeous...More

Thank cindyannsmith
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