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Ocmulgee National Monument

1207 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217-4320
+1 478-752-8257
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Great place to spend the day outside! There are easy to moderate hiking trails. It is scorching hot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelly S
Macon, Georgia
Site is good, staff ok

We were surprised that it was open on thanksgiving. However, one of the staff members indirectly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Memphis, Tennessee
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A tribute to the Native American tribes that lived in the Macon area for 17,000 years.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1207 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217-4320
+1 478-752-8257
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to spend the day outside! There are easy to moderate hiking trails. It is scorching hot in the summer but many trails are in the shade with river access.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised that it was open on thanksgiving. However, one of the staff members indirectly sushed us out at a little after 4.30 in order to close even though the other staff member did tell us we had time to drive over to the...More

Thank srgl0betr0tter
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can read and walk this is an interesting self guided tour of ancient Indian tribes and folklore.

Thank Cognitivedoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place , opens the door for the long pre colonial history of Georgia. The mounds are even better at dawn or sunset

Thank traveling_Ge0rge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Recommend it to everyone. Brought my two labs. Walked up down and around about 5 miles. Learned so much about the Mississippian Indians. At the end, when we were thirsty, we found water fountains and one for dogs too. It was...More

Thank michellegrunberg86
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A must see in Macon, Ga! Fantastic national park not far from the historic downtown area! Prehistoric mounds. Great visitor center and walking trails

1  Thank chende11
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Visited October 2016: The Ocmulgee National Monument is in Macon, Georgia just off exit 2 on I-16. The eathworks were built over 1,000 years ago by American Indians during the the Mississippian Period. The size and scope of the Ocmulgee National Monument is incredible with...More

1  Thank Cubmaster99
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We wanted a place to stop along the route from Atlanta to Savannah and this was a really nice surprise! They have a great museum - not too big and not too small. The closest mound to the museum is really the best one as...More

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a fascinating glimpse into the life of the Mississipian culture. Ranger Jim was friendly, informative and helpful in making our visit pleasant and interesting. For those sensitive to the sun, try to go either in the morning or right before closing. There is...More

Thank HR0518
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I absolutely love the information and great pride that is displayed during the tours and throughout the display of the museum. The gift shop is very nice. I appreciate that the knowledge shared isn't hearsay, yet actual information you can cross check yourself. Thank you...More

Thank Sharee L
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5 November 2017|
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Response from advoctae | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Check their webiste.
25 December 2015|
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Response from GaryandDenise2013 | Reviewed this property |
Except for special events sponsored by the Ocmulgee National Monument Association no fees are charged to enter and visit Ocmulgee National Monument. Since my review was focused on the Spring Lantern Light Tours of the... More
9 March 2015|
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Response from Gabriele S | Reviewed this property |
See the directions from Go Dawgs,; they are right on the "mounds" if you will. Once you get there give yourself plenty of time to wander. The trails are great and the museum highly informative. You wouldn't just want to... More