For over forty years, thousands of school students have visited the Monument annually to participate in our educational programs.
We try to accommodate educational program requests for students on a reservation basis, at the park. We also provide information and materials to facilitate teacher-led self guided class visits.
Take advantage of this opportunity for your students to learn about America's nationally significant cultural and natural resources located in northeast Iowa.
A detailed description of our program and resources is listed on the "Plan A Field Trip" page. If more information on reserving a ranger conducted program is needed - contact the Monument at 563.873.3491 Ext. 251, or by e-mail at www.nps.gov.
A phone call is always welcome and your message will be forwarded to the responsible staff.
Did You Know?
The Sny Magill Unit of Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves at least 106 mounds representing the largest group of mounds in one location found in North America. The Unit contains two bird mounds, three bear mounds, 6 linear mounds and 95 conical mounds including a 2500 year old red ochre mound.