Kolomoki Mounds State Park

 

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This historically significant park is the oldest and largest Woodland Indian site in the southeastern United States, occupied by Indians from 350 to 750 A.D. Georgia’s oldest great temple mound, standing 57-feet high, dominates two smaller burial mounds and several ceremonial mounds. The park’s museum is built around an excavated mound, providing an unusual setting for learning who these people were and how they lived. Inside, visitors will find numerous artifacts and a film.

Kolomoki Mounds is also known for its wide range of outdoor activities. Two lakes provide fishing and boating, and a campground is nestled under hardwoods and pines. Hikers can choose from three scenic trails. The Spruce Pine Trail offers views of lakes Yahola and Kolomoki, while the Trillium Trail and White Oak Trail meander through the forest. Children will enjoy the playground, pedal boats and miniature golf.

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 31.468633 | W -084.948533
Located 6 miles north of Blakely off U.S. Highway 27.


Address
205 Indian Mounds Road
Blakely, GA 39823-4460
Early County
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Phone
229-724-2150
877-591-5575

Sunset Pontoon Boat Tour
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Enjoy your evening at Lake Kolomoki taking a sunset tour followed by dinner. A leisure ride around the lake for 30 minutes then enjoy a burger, chips, and drink by the water. Pre-registration is required, please call the park office. Only 4 tours times are available at registration.  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Soak It In
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 2 PM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt located at the lower Day Use. Great prizes are available for those lucky participants who find the golden egg. All eggs will be filled with other prizes as well. All ages are welcome and will be divided up 0-3, 4-7, 8+...  $5 per participant $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Friends of Kolomoki Volunteer Day
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Join us as we spruce up the park to prepare for Summer. Help us clean trails, wash boats, and clean the campground. Everyone is invited to help as we celebrate Volunteer Week. Whether you drop in for an hour or help us for two hours any help is appreciated. Meet at the Visitor Center for check-in. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Parkgazers turn Stargazers
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Astronomy in the park with the Coca-Cola Space Science Center offered by Early County Science Club. Meet at Group Shelter 2 as we walk to the plaza for the event. Donations are welcome and hot chocolate will be served. Please call the park office for more details. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Memorial Day Beach Bash
Sunday, May 28, 2017 4 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Join us at Lake Kolomoki beach as we kick off summer. Blow up water slides, train rides, canoe races, sand castle building contest and music are just a few things to look forward too. There will also be hamburgers, hot dogs and snow cones for sale. Please call the park office with any questions.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Jr Ranger Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 5, 2017 until Jun 8, 2017 
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Children ages 8-12 can participate in this four-day camp where they will learn about the environment, conservation, safety and wildlife to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Daily outdoor activities will be scheduled as well. Registration required, please call the park office for more information.  $70 for the week, per child. 229-724-2150.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Full Moon 5k Run and Fun Run
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot as we race through the park guided only by solar lights and the moon. Medals will be given to each age division winner and cheer on the children 12 and under in the Fun Run. Registration begins at 7:30 PM and the 5k begins at 8:30 PM...  $20 pre-registration with shirt $25 late registration $10 Kids Fun Run $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Jr Ranger Camp: Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 10, 2017 until Jul 13, 2017 
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Children ages 8-12 can participate in this four-day camp where they will learn about the environment, conservation, safety and wildlife to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Daily outdoor activities will be scheduled as well. Registration required, please call the park office for more information.  $70 for the week, per child. 229-724-2150.
Perseid Meteor Shower Night Paddle
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 8 PM to 10 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Join a ranger on Lake Kolomoki to view this spectacular meteor shower. You will paddle around our 80 acre lake to learn about the wildlife at the park, constellations and water conservation techniques. Canoes and kayaks are both for rent. Must register before the event...  $10 per person $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Soak It In
Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Join us for our annual Kolomoki Festival. There will be live music, food vendors, arts and craft vendors along with Native American demonstrators. This is a fun filled day for the entire family. Pontoon boat rides for the family and the Kolomoki Kids section will have free crafts... $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Contacts
Matt Bruner
229-724-2150  Park Manager, Kolomoki Mounds State Park