Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Last Saturday Hike
Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether you want learn some of the site's history or just see some nature, come on out and enjoy part of the last day of the year at Etowah Indian Mounds and hike with a ranger around the site, before it closes for the New Year. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate the first week of the New Year by going for a short leisure hike around Etowah Mounds. The hike includes a tour of the mounds and nature trail. The hike will be about 1. 5 miles long and takes about 1 1/2 hours (depending on the weather, wildlife seen, and the questions asked). $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Etowah Heritage Day
Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn how cultures of the past still permeate our modern lives. Start with a beginners Genealogy Lecture and Workshop in the morning, starting at 10 AM. Then, there will be a lecture on Creek and Cherokee culture by Dr. Max White at 1:00 PM. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Primitive Tools and Weapons Day
Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Watch the re-creation of ancient Native American tools and weapons. Demonstrators will explain how to make, use, and care for things that were very important for survival thousands of years ago. $2.00-$6.00 770-387-3747.
Handicapped Accessible 
Friends Nighttime Tours
Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 6 PM to 9 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Step back in time at the Etowah Indian Mounds. Come follow staff and volunteers through the torch-lit site for a nighttime tour of the mounds. Stop for a while and listen to some stories by a campfire near the river before heading back to the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-387-2747.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Archaeology and Artifact ID Day at Etowah Mounds
Saturday, May 5, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate Archaeology Month by bringing in your artifacts to be identified. Discover what archaeologists do and how they learn from artifacts. There will be various activities throughout the day to help you understand how archaeology works and why it's important.. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Down by the River-National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come take a Short guided hike down the nature trail and along the Etowah River with an Interpretive Ranger. While hiking you may want to watch the wildlife, so bring your binoculars, a camera, and some water. The Hike will be about an hour and a half long, depending on the wildlife we see, and is less than 2 miles long. $2- $6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Day of Discovery and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come Get Outdoors with us at Etowah Mounds for some outdoor fun while learning about Native American life, archaeology, and nature through fun activities like "The Scavenger Hunt Challenge" where guests explore the grounds and get involved in activities to complete the hunt. $2 - $6 $5 parking. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Etowah Games Day
Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 10 AM to 1 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about games that some early Native Americans played. Try your luck at rolling a chunky stone, a game of beans, slinging a ball at a pole with a la cross stick, or a simple string game, among other activities going on this day. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Etowah Indian Mounds Annual Clean-up 2018 - Your State Park Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Have fun celebrating National Public Lands Day and Your State Park Day, with other volunteers at Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site, by putting together birdhouses to be used around the site. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the site. $2- $6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Skills of the Past
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
International Archaeology Day is celebrated each October. At Etowah we celebrate it each year on the first Saturday of the month. Come see demonstrations of primitive skills that were essential to the Native Americans of the Southeast in prehistoric times. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.