Ocmulgee National Monument

Nature & Wildlife in Ocmulgee


Five miles of trails, including the Opelofa, Loop, Bartram, McDougal, and Mound Village Trails, connect the major features of the park. During the Early Mississippian Period (AD 900-1150), a thriving culture flourished here on the Macon Plateau. These true farmers planted crops in extensive fields and lived in ...

Natural World

Ocmulgee National Monument is located along the Ocmulgee River in central Georgia at the "Fall Line," a unique strip of land stretching from South Caroline across Georgia into Alabama. Eons ago, ocean waves pounded the southeastern shoreline of the North American continent. The warm sea deposited sand, silt and ...