Upcoming Poverty Point Programs

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

Earth Oven Demonstration

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 11:00am
A ranger-led cooking demonstration which offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people used heated earthen objects and specially-dug pits to prepare their food. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

Feel The Furs

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Visitors will discover what animals may have lived at Poverty Point World Heritage Site and what their furs feel like. Learn what features the animals would have had to help them survive in and near the bayous of the area. The program is designed for children ages 6-12 under the picnic pavilion. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.