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Effigy Mounds National Monument, IA

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Visitor center
Visitor center

This is the front view of Effigy Mounds visitor center. This is the building that visitors need to come to get information about the monument, get a brochure that has a map of the hiking trails, view the museum and see our introductory video entitled the Earth shapers.

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Fire Point overlook
Fire Point overlook

Overlooking the Mississippi river from Effigy Mounds closest overlook within the North Unit trail section. Fire Point is one of the monuments most spectacular overlooks.

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Bookstore
Bookstore

Bookstore at Effigy Mounds National Monument.

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Marching Bear Group
Marching Bear Group

Showing only three of the ten bears that make up the Marching Bear Group gives you an understanding of the magnitude that these prehistoric people had accomplished.

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Effigy Mounds National Monument

The mounds preserved here are considered sacred by many Americans, especially the Monument's 18 culturally associated American Indian tribes. A visit offers opportunities to contemplate the meanings of...[more]

Address

Effigy Mounds National Monument
151 HWY 76
Harpers Ferry, IA 52146
Email:efmo_interpretation@nps.gov

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Directions

http://www.nps.gov/efmo/planyourvisit/directions.htm Effigy Mounds National Monument is located 3 miles north of Marquette, Iowa at 151 Hwy 76, Harpers Ferry, Iowa 52146.

Activities
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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