Portavant Temple Mound at Emerson Point Preserve
5801 17th Street W, Palmetto 34221
Manatee County (941) 721-6885

Visit the largest temple mound in the Tampa Bay area, overlooking the scenic Manatee River. Emerson Point Preserve has witnessed extensive human use for over 4500 years. The most striking evidence is the 1200-year old temple mound and surrounding village middens. Interpretive signs describe the lifeways of ancient Indians and Florida pioneers. 8am - sunset daily.

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