Native American history in the Volunteer State runs deep, but not many locals know where to learn about Tennessee’s original residents. Mound Bottom State Archeological Area is in Cheatham County, just west of the city of Nashville, and the expansive natural area is a hidden spot in Tennessee accessible only by guided tour. There is a single access trail on land, which means that your trek to the former Native American settlement will be uninterrupted by passersby. If you’re looking to learn about one of Tennessee’s hidden wonders, then you may want to plan a trip to Cheatham County.

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Mound Bottom is one of the state’s least-known wonders, and it’s worth a visit. It’s not accessible to the public without a pre-arranged tour, so be sure to plan ahead for your visit. Each guided tour is led by a well-studied park ranger, so you can expect to learn something fascinating while you’re there. Learn more about visiting Mound Bottom with a little help from the state of Tennessee.

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