Letchworth Mounds State Park

Letchworth Mounds State Park


Location:15 miles east of Tallahassee, off US 90 on Sunray Road South.
Facilities:Boardwalk leading to the park's tallest mound (é), hiking trails, picnic tables. Visitor Center is planned.
Activities:Hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking; guided tours available with two weeks notice.
Special Features:Part of an archeological complex that extends beyond the park's boundaries, the Letchworth Mounds include a small burial mound recorded in 1972 as well as a larger mound complex recorded five years later. Florida's tallest Native American ceremonial mound, which is 46 feet tall, is located here. It's believed that the people who built the mound were members of the Weedon Island Culture, a group of Native Americans who lived in North Florida between 200 and 800 AD.
Address:4500 Sunray Rd S
Monticello, FL 32344

Phone:850-922-6007
Fax:850-488-0366
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/letchworthmounds
Size: 188 acres.

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