Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park

Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park


Location:6 miles north of Blakely off US 27.
Facilities:43 tent/trailer/RV campsites (é), pioneer campgrounds, group camp, 7 picnic shelters, 2 group shelters, trails (5 miles), swimming pool, 2 lakes, boat ramp, dock, boat and canoe rentals, miniature golf course, museum, gift shop, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), fishing, swimming, hiking, astronomy programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park is an important archeological site as well as a scenic recreational area. Seven mounds within the park were built around 250-950 AD by the Swift Creek and Weeden Island Indians. The mounds include Georgia's oldest great temple mound, two burial mounds, and four ceremonial mounds. The park's museum is partially situated inside an excavated mound, providing an unusual setting for viewing artifacts.
Address:205 Indian Mounds Rd
Blakely, GA 39823

Phone:229-724-2150
Web: gastateparks.org/info/kolomoki
Size: 1,293 acres.

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The Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park in Georgia has begun an Internet initiative to recover a number of native American artefacts that were stolen from a museum in 1974.