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Serpent Mound
Official 2015 Visitor Information

Location: 3850 State Route 73, Peebles, Ohio. Phone: 1-800-752-2757

Serpent Mound, Peebles, Ohio

Serpent Mound Panorama - Photo by Kip May.

Visiting Information

2015 Park Hours

Serpent Mound is open daily, year round, from 9:00 am to dusk.

Winter travelers: Park roads and grounds are not plowed in the winter, and are not accessible in bad weather. However, winter visitors are always welcome to park in front of the gate at the base of the hill and hike to the earthworks (3/8 mile).

Special extended hours: Dawn-dusk on the solstices and equinoxes.

2015 Museum Hours

Jan-March: Closed

March: Open weekends only 10-4pm

April: Open daily 10-4pm

May: Mon-Thurs 10-4pm; Fri-Sun 9-5pm

June-Oct: Mon-Thurs 10-4pm; Fri-Sun 9-6pm

Nov-Dec 20: Open weekends only 10-4pm

Parking Fee


Arc Pass holders & Ohio History Connection members park for free.

The Arc of Appalachia is a non-profit organization.

Park Amenities & Info

Groups & Events Welcome!

Please schedule ahead of time so our staff can accommodate your group. More information for groups.

In Partnership with Ohio History Connection

In 2009, the non-profitĀ Arc of Appalachia was honored to begin serving as the on-site manager for Serpent Mound in partnership with its long term and current owners, Ohio History Connection.

Ohio History Connection has stewarded the Serpent Mound park since the year 1900. The organization built the beautiful shelter house at the park, the museum, and the observation tower, and maintained the park, protecting the site for over a century.

Park Regulations

Please do not walk on the earthworks or leave the path to approach the serpent effigy.

Pets are permitted on leash only.

Disruption of earthworks, including stones or soil, is not permitted anywhere on the grounds.

Seeking and collecting artifacts is strictly prohibited. 

Stay on the path when using the hiking trails.

Please be respectful of any staff requests.

Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited by Ohio law.

Full List of Regulations


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