Description - Toltec Mounds State Park preserves and interprets Arkansas's tallest Native American mounds. These mounds and the earthen embankment are the remains of a large ceremonial and governmental complex inhabited from A.D. 600 to 1050. This interpretive center is managed by Arkansas State Parks and the Arkansas Archeological Survey.
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- Facilities include a visitor center with exhibits, an A/V theater and archeological research laboratory. Site tours are available along the park's .75 mile barrier-free trail and new 1.6 mile turf trail.
Recreation - Toltec Mounds State Park offers tours of the Native American mounds along two trails.
Climate - Arkansas has a temperate climate with the coldest temperatures near freezing during December, January and February. Daytime highs for these months usually reach 55 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures are very mild with lows dipping to 44 degrees F and highs reaching 70 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees F. June and September average temperatures usually reach into the mid-eighties. Spring and winter months are the wettest of the year.
Toltec Mounds State Park is located just south of Little Rock in the Mississippi Delta Region of central Arkansas. From Little Rock, take Exit #7 off I-440 and go nine miles southeast on U.S. 165.