Earth Oven Demo
Visitors to Poverty Point World Heritage Site are invited to take part in a ranger-led cooking demonstration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 22. The program offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people used heated earthen objects and hearths to prepare their food. Come and join us around the fire as we cook food as indigenous peoples did thousands of years ago.
Poverty Point World Heritage Site offers visitors the unique opportunity to experience and learn about the earthworks and those individuals who raised them from the ground between the years of 1700 and 1100 BCE. The $4 admission fee provides access to the museum, film theatre, hiking trail, driving trail, tram tour, and any interpretive events taking place at the site. Children (3 and under) and senior citizens (62 and over) are admitted free of charge.
Poverty Point is located at 6859 HWY 577, Pioneer LA 71266. The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, call us toll free at 888-926-5492 or 318-926-5492. You can follow Poverty Point World Heritage Site on Facebook for more info along with updates to programs and park operations.