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Terrible Road But Worth Driving to See

This is an amazing historical treasure that is worth a quick visit. You can walk to the top. There... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Silver Creek, Georgia
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We drove the Natchez Trace and drove down this little dirt road to view this interesting part of... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Mansfield, Arkansas
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Emerald Mound is the second-largest Indian mound in America.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest Indian mound on the Natchez Trace Parkway. It is a mile off, but don't miss it. It is awe-inspiring. There remains a mystery of how it was built and used.

Thank theatregoer2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, we didn't really know what to expect, but visiting this site gave us very interesting information about the Mound Builders. The site seems well preserved and geared to please tourists taking the time to stop. We were glad we stopped, climbed to the top,...More

Thank Moniquepeep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting however hard to see from parking lot. Road very rough with low hanging wires. Difficult to visit in RV. But there is a turn around.

Thank BiKat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from the highest doom is beautiful! The walk to the main field is easy. The assent to the top mound is a little more challenging, but worth it. Very well maintained

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing historical treasure that is worth a quick visit. You can walk to the top. There is a small parking area. It doesn’t take long to visit. There is no visitor center, just the large mound and some signs describing the history.

Thank ATSenior
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We drove the Natchez Trace and drove down this little dirt road to view this interesting part of history. Amazing to see what can be built with just a basket full of dirt at a time.

Thank Cgds1
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a great stop along the Natchez Trace. We enjoyed reading the about the mound at the on-site plaques. Getting to climb to the top was loads of fun, too! You don't realize how big it is until you're panting at the top. Stop...More

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I enjoy and appreciate learning about history in different towns and places. Standing in the spot that took days, weeks to build was exciting. Imagining the time period and activities that occurred to accomplish this grand mound.

Thank veronicapeltier
Reviewed 9 July 2018

First, if history bores you, then just skip this. I've read reviews were people said it's boring and just a bunch of hills, and if you aren't interested in the past, this is the lens you will view this site. However, if history fascinates you,...More

2  Thank Christina M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I found this boring. There was just an earthen mound and a little bit to read. We made this a quick stop on our drive of the Natchez trace

Thank Anita B
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