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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

First Through Third Grade Activities

Did You Know?

2000 Year Old Burial Mounds at Fire Point

Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves 31 early American Indian earthen mounds in the shape of animals. The monument preserves over 200 mounds representing almost 2000 years of mound building along the Upper Mississippi River.