Upcoming Poverty Point Programs

Learn more about the ancient culture of Poverty Point World Heritage Site at these on-site workshops, events and programs.

Atlatl Demonstration at Poverty Point

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, February 24, 2019 (All day)

Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. Join us for an exciting demo where a ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one.

Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl!

This program is available by request Wednesdays through Sundays for the month of February. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

Morning Hike

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

A ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Participants will meet in the museum at 10 a.m. for an introductory video. The hike can take up to two hours to complete, depending on the pace of the group.

The hike may be canceled due to weather conditions. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

Night Hike

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Ranger will guide visitors along the paths of Poverty Point at dusk to observe the flora and fauna of the area. The hike will also include and "owl prowl" and storytelling and s´mores around the campfire.

For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.