Nature/Culture Hike

June 1, 2024 ( 9 AM – 1 PM )

Join Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Archaeology Professor, Julie Zimmermann, on SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2024, from 9 AM – 1 PM for our Spring/Summer – Nature/Culture Hike. This 4-hour hike introduces you to the natural environment of Cahokia Mounds and how it shaped the Mississippian culture. For your safety, we suggest you wear appropriate clothing (i.e., sturdy shoes, hat/sun visor), bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and snacks. Please be mindful of the trails and leave them better than how you found them. Please see that any and all refuse is properly disposed of near the Interpretive Center.

This event is FREE and open to the public. You DO NOT NEED TO RSVP for this event, to attend, meet Julie Zimmermann in front of the Interpretive Center about 15 minutes before start of hike. The Interpretive Center exhibits and gallery remain closed for renovations, the Interpretive Center restrooms may be available to the public based on renovation status and staffing. If you have any questions, please call (618) 346-5160, or email 

The Gift Shop will be open to the public this day from 9 AM – 2:45 PM. Get to the Gift Shop by entering through the front doors of the Interpretive Center. Don’t forget you can always shop the online Gift Shop by clicking here.

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