Natchez Trace Indian History Click for a Location Map

Owl Creek Mounds, protected by the U.S. Forest Service, is an important Native American ceremonial site. The mounds were built and used by farming people belonging to the Mississippian culture, A.D. 1000 TO 1500. The archaeological site includes two large mounds, walkways and interpretive panels.

Owl Creek Mounds is located three miles west of the Natchez Trace. Exit the Trace at milepost 243.1. Another mile down the road will take you to Davis Lake Recreation Area.


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