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Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
Seip Mound State Memorial
SEIP MOUND STATE MEMORIAL
SEIP MOUND STATE MEMORIAL
Seip Mound is the central mound in a group of geometric earthworks. Farming and erosion have degraded the surrounding earthworks leaving the central mound an outstanding feature. It is 240 feet long, 130 feet wide, and 30 feet high.

Excavations have revealed that prehistoric Indian buildings existed near the earthworks. Today, visitors can see the location of some of these buildings as they are outlined by short posts in the ground. The Hopewell Indians (100 BC-AD 500) built Seip Mound for burials. This culture had a highly developed craft industry, as is evidenced by artifacts found with bodies in the burial site.
Nearby Accommodations
Rocky Fork Lakeview Farm - Hillsboro, OHCottages and Cabins
Private retreat surrounded by 35 acres of farmland with a beautiful view of Rocky Fork Lake, near Hillsboro, Ohio. Whether youre seeking a peaceful retreat, a romantic get-away, a scrapbooking weekend, a boating week, or simply want to experience nature at its best, youll find what youre looking for.
12.6 miles from park*


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
May 21 use to be one of our favorite places by Cindy Kellough
Have held Cummings family reunions here for well over 50 years and just found out this year that the restrooms have been taken out, but the shelter houses are still there? I would like to know why there are no longer any restrooms and how could you spend a few hours there with your family without any place to pee?
May 19 Great Place to Hike, and Enjoy Nature by CB
Right off of State Route 50 in between Hillsboro and Chillicothe. The site has a small outbuilding with information about the mound, and the indians. Restrooms, Mowed trails, creek, birdwatching, earthenworks, beautiful scenery, and more. It is situated in a valley surrounded by rolling hills. This is a nice place to spend a couple of hours alone or with kids. And it is Free! Very peaceful and beautiful area.


Area Campgrounds

Shady Trails Family Campground
11145 North Shore Dr.
Hillsboro, OH
937-393-5618


Sun Valley Campground
10105 C.R. 550, Box 27
Chillicothe, OH
740-775-3490


L. B. Camping
2483 Greenbriar Rd.
Bainbridge, OH
740-493-4614


Long's Retreat Family Resort
50 Bell Hollow Road
Latham, OH
937-588-3725


Lake Hill Campground
2466 Musselman Station Rd
Frankfort, OH
740-998-5648


Area Fishing Related Businesses
Hirn's Corner
3504 Us Highway 50 W
Bainbridge, OH
(740) 634-3286


Area Cabins and Lodges
Lazy H Cabin Rentals
14889 Old 50
Bainbridge, OH
(937) 365-1961


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Haven Inn the Hills - Logan, OHCottages and Cabins
Great for a private relaxing get away. Whether you are looking for rest and relaxation with that special someone, or the best cook-out for family and friends Haven Inn The Hills is the answer for you.
Web Site: haveninnthehills.com
38.9 miles from park*
Rocky Fork Lake Cottages - Hillsboro, OHCottages and Cabins
Lake Front but not lake view. This cottage is situated on 3 Acres, mostly wooded. Rocky Fork Lake is a 2,000 acre quiet and secluded lake. Because of the heavy concentration of trees the lake is a secluded paradise hidden in the woods.
Web Site: vacationhomerentals.com/52625
15.2 miles from park*
Rose's Vacation Cabin - Glouster, OHCottages and Cabins
Burr Oak State Park - Located in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio. Rose's Vacation Cabin Rental is a special place to make your Honeymoon, Anniversary, or Family Getaway a relaxing experience.
Web Site: rosesvacationcabinrental.com
66.7 miles from park*
Area Resources
Hocking Hills Internet Guide - hockinghills.com - ROCKBRIDGE, OHTourism
Offical Guide to Southeastern Ohio's Scenic Wonderland, the Hocking Hills. The 9 State Parks and State Forests. How to get there, things to do, interesting local merchants, what to see, places to stay. Reserve your cabin or campsite online
Web Site: hockinghills.com
37.5 miles from park*
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Seip Mound State Memorial
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