• 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?

Yellow River Bridge Trail Heading Towards the Heritage Addition

In the summer of 1831 Lieutenant Jefferson Davis — later Secretary of War and President of the Confederate States of America — superintended work at a U.S. Army sawmill now located within the "Heritage Addition" of Effigy Mounds National Monument.