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Address: Iberville Drive, Dauphin Island, AL

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Nice little hike

We went to this thinking there was an actual ceremonial ground, we didn't find that be we did get a nice shaded hike in the massive trees draped in Spanish moss

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Dauphin Island, Alabama
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park is built on top of old indian created shell mounds. There are huge old oaks, Spanish moss, and tons of birds! Walking through the trails is peaceful and almost like stepping back in time. You can imagine the indian people gathered in this area harvesting, roasting and enjoying the plentiful oysters in the nearby waters. Even though totally... More 

Thank Carlyke
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We drove up, looked for a brochure or map and there was nothing. Walked around a little bit and saw a few shells and that was that.

Thank notstoic
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this thinking there was an actual ceremonial ground, we didn't find that be we did get a nice shaded hike in the massive trees draped in Spanish moss

Thank Khiatt85
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The mounds are interesting and the natural beauty of the landscape invites you to explore and imagine the prehistoric lcommunity that lived here.

1 Thank expiespy
Mobile, Alabama
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little park. We walked through it and were amazed at the old trees. Nice and shady. Well kept. Loved reading about the history. Great educational walk for the kids.

Thank JoAnne C
Franklin, Tennessee
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

There's not much there but it's s nice short walk. Saw some interesting birds. Also, when we walked to the pond behind the trail we saw a small gator!

1 Thank weijers1
Fairhope, Alabama
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83 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a lovely park and very quiet. We hiked over the mounds and through the forest. There are benches scattered through the park, inviting you to sit and meditate. It's hard to believe that Native Americans built these mounds more than 11,000 years ago. You can get a sense of tranquility just walking around. CAVEAT: don't go when it's... More 

3 Thank Theresa L
St. Louis, MO
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This place had 4 parking spots, and you just walk into this little park and walk a path. The soil on the path had broken clam shells. We walked in a circle and then left. Not much info to read either, could have made us appreciate it more, but we tried.

Thank fenton_girl
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very buggy!! We we attacked by mosquitoes. Buuuut, we did find the pathways beautiful and loved the old tree that we took a picture with too. The shells are visible, but not overwhelming. It was a nice place to stop for a little walk but I don't think we'd go back again.

1 Thank Michelle n
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to visit, however be sure to bring bug spray or you'll regret it. Also be careful and watch your step there are a few holes.

Thank Logan H

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