Ancestors of the Natchez indian tribe built this ceremonial mound circa AD 1400. The second largest of its type in the nation, the mound covers nearly eight acres. A trail leads to the top.

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Review of Emerald Mound

Active and Adventure Review of Emerald Mound

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
Editor Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking
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  • Emerald Mound is roughly the size of 2.5 by 1.5 football fields, and is about 35 feet tall. The scale of this man-made undertaking comes into perspective when you consider the pancake-flat surroundings of the southern Mississippi landscape.

Natchez Trace Parkway Milepost 10.3
North of Natchez, Mississippi

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