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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Freedom Of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA (5 U.S.C. 552, as amended), generally provides any person with the statutory right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to Government information in executive branch agency records. This right to access is limited when such information is protected from disclosure by one of FOIA's nine statutory exemptions.

FOIA regulations, instructions, general information, and instructions on how to file a FOIA request can be found on the Department of the Interior's FOIA page.

Additional information can be found at the National Park Service Reference Desk page.

If you would like information on how to file a FOIA request for documents held by Effigy Mounds National Monument you may contact the park's Administrative Officer, Florencia Wiles at 563-873-3491 ext. 103.

The Privacy Act Policy of the National ParkService, United StatesDepartment of Interior. Information related to the National Park Service Privacy Policy can be viewed at the Policy Notice page.





































Did You Know?

Bird Mounds: Effigy Mounds National Monument today - is a sacred site to many American Indians.

Effigy Mounds National Monument is located in territory that was hotly contested by Indians and the American government. In 1832, the U.S. forced the Sauk and Fox tribes to cede land south of the “Neutral Ground” along the Mississippi River, which included the lands of the present National Monument.