May 20, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Poverty Point World Heritage Site 6859 Highway 577 Pioneer, Louisiana

Poverty Point World Heritage Site is celebrating national Kids to Parks Day. Visitors, especially younger ones, are welcome to join in different activities throughout the day: - Ranger-guided tram tours at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. - Atlatl demos will be provided from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. - Prehistoric pottery program will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. - Poverty Point Station Archaeology will be water-screening excavated soil from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., so the public is welcome to get their hands dirty to learn about archaeology from our archaeologists! Visitors are welcome – and encouraged – to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the full day of activities. The site also offers a Junior Ranger program that can be completed to earn a Junior Ranger badge, and learn more about the site at your own pace! All outdoor events will be weather permitting. Poverty Point World Heritage Site offers visitors the unique opportunity to experience and learn about the earthworks and those individuals who raised them from the ground between the years of 1700 and 1100 BCE.

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Cost: The $4 admission fee provides access to the museum, film theatre, hiking trail, driving trail, tram tour, and interpretive events. Children (3 and under) and senior citizens (62 and over) are admitted free of charge.

Parking: Yes

Accessible: Yes

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Park Staff

(888) 926-5492