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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Photo Gallery

 
Mounds in Fall
Marching Bear Group in Autumn
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Sunrise in the Forest at Effigy Mounds

Sunrise in the Forest at Effigy Mounds National Monument

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Sunrise in the Forest Near Fire Point

 
Sunrise at Fire Point with Fog

Early Morning Fog over the upper Mississippi River

NPS Photo

Foggy Sunrise Over The Mississippi River
 
View of Mississippi River from Fire Point

View of Mississippi River from Fire Point

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View of Mississippi River from Fire Point
 
Sunrise at Fire Point

Sunrise at Fire Point

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Sunrise at Fire Point
 

Did You Know?

Fire Point Mound Group

Stephen H. Long, of the U.S. Army's Topographical Engineers, explored and described the Effigy Mounds National Monument region in expeditions undertaken in 1817 and 1823. Long was one of the first to document the presence of mounds in the Upper Mississippi River Valley.