Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park

Madison County460 Ozier Rd., Pinson, TN 38366; (731) 988-5614; Web Site: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/pinson
Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area consists of at least 15 earthen mounds, a geometric enclosure and habitation areas that encompass over 1,310 acres. It is the largest Middle Woodland period mound complex in the Southeast. Facilities include a museum designed to replicate a mound with displays, videos and interpretive programs. Picnic shelters, playground, six miles of hiking trails with a boardwalk along the Forked Deer River and a 32-person group camp for overnight stay. Park trails and shelters are open daily from 7 a.m. to sunset. Museum and office are closed on all State and Federal Holidays Nov. thru Good Friday. Museum hours are: Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.