Poverty Point National Monument

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Poverty Point National Monument
Location: Pioneer, Louisiana
Length of visit: 1 hour
Major draws: Large Indian mounds, film
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: $4 per adult or free with America the Beautiful pass
Additional considerations: Tram tour does not stop to allow visitors to climb Mound A
Description: This NPS site was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and is fully run by Louisiana State Parks.  The impressive Mound A required 15.5-million baskets of dirt to reach its massive 70-foot height.

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