When people think of archaeological discoveries, Georgia probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. Obviously, we have a lengthy history when compared to many newer states, but the fact remains that many places in Europe and Asia have had civilization far longer than anywhere in America. However, there have actually been quite a few discoveries of ancient ruins in Georgia! If you’re looking to combine a hike with a bit of history, few places are better than the Rock Hawk Trail in Putnam County. Check it out:

What a cool piece of history to go along with a hike in nature! For more information about the Rock Hawk Effigy Mound, check out Putnam County’s Rock Hawk Effigy and Trails website.

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