Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park

Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park


Location:Off US 45, 5 miles south of Jackson.
Facilities:Group camp, showers, picnic areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails, museum, gift shop, historic area.
Activities:Camping, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The grouping known as Pinson Mounds consists of at least 15 earthen mounds (including the second tallest ceremonial mound in the United States), a geometic enclosure, habitation areas, and related earthworks. A number of cremation and activity areas have been found nearby. Fieldwork is normally conducted in the summer, and visitors are welcome to watch the archeologists at work.
Address:460 Ozier Rd
Pinson, TN 38366

Phone:731-988-5614
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/pinsonmounds
Size: Almost 1200 acres.

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