Owl Creek Mounds Archeological Site


Owl Creek Mounds Archeological site was established in 1964.  It contains Indian Mounds dating to the early Mississippian period (A.D. 1000 to 1200).  This area is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Originally there were five mounds around a central plaza, two mounds are located on National Forest Land.

Owl Creek Mounds Site is open year-round unless weather conditions require the area to be closed. No user fees required.

At a Glance

Fees  No fees required.
Open Season: Open year-round
Closest Towns: Tupelo, MS

General Information


This area is accessible.


From Tupelo, drive south 17 miles on the Natchez Trace Parkway to the Davis Lake exit at milepost 243. Turn west and drive 3 miles on the Davis Lake road. The site is on the right.

General Notes:

The mounds are located 20 miles south of Tupelo and located near Davis Lake Recreation Area.