See for yourself why Ohio’s mysterious Serpent Mound is a must-visit place

Serpent Mound is the largest effigy mound in North America — and one of only two effigy mounds in Ohio.

It’s worth the 90-minute drive to see this preserved ancient earthwork that stretches 1,330 feet and depicts the form of an undulating serpent with an oval shape at the head.

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Serpent Mound was first mapped by modern culture as early as 1815. The Ohio Historical Society opened a museum near the mound in 1967 and constructed a walkway around the mound.

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