Portavant Temple Mound at Emerson Point Park

The Portavant Temple Mound is the largest Native American mound in the Tampa Bay Area and overlooks the Manatee River. Emerson Point Park has witnessed extensive human use for over 4,500 years with the most striking evidence being the 1,200-year-old temple mound and surrounding village middens. Outdoor exhibits explain the site's archaeological features and the area's past.