• A quiet summer walk through the Marching Bear Group of effigy mounds

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

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Junior Ranger Programs
The ( free) Junior Ranger Activity Booklet is available every day.
There are Junior Ranger hikes monthly through the summer .
The next hike will take place on August 24 and there will also
be a Childrens' Archeology Day on August 10. National Junior
Ranger Day is celebrated every year in the third week of April.



 
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Jr. Ranger Activity Booklet

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A Junior Ranger Activity Booklet is available in the visitor center to help Jr. Rangers to explore Effigy Mounds National Monument, develop an understanding and appreciation of the prehistoric American Indian people that inhabited the area and experience the natural environment along the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

The activity book contains on-site activities; a certificate and badge is presented upon completion.



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Junior Ranger Activity Booklet

 
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Jr. Ranger Patch - purchase through  our bookstore!

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An optional Jr. Ranger patch is available for purchase in our bookstore. Please call 563.873.3491 Ext. 202 for information.

 

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Did You Know?

Marching Bear Group

In the South Unit of Effigy Mounds National Monument, the Marching Bear Group of 10 bear mounds, three bird mounds and two linear mounds represent the best preserved group of effigy mounds present today from the Effigy Mound Culture.