Rock Eagle Effigy Mound

Rock Eagle, Georgia USA

Rock Eagle is a large effigy mound in Putnam County, Georgia. The bird effigy measures 102 feet head to tail and, 120 feet wingtip to wingtip. It is built of mounded quartzite boulders. It was constructed during the Woodland Period of precontact Southeastern archaeology, sometime between 1,000 and 3,000 years ago. A stone tower constructed in the 1930’s allows for elevated viewing of this huge structure.

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Rock Eagle is owned by the University of Georgia and managed for public visitation. It is opened from 7:30 am to dusk daily.

aerial view of Rock Eagle
An orthomosaic view of Rock Eagle Mound.