Effigy Mounds National Monument is located 3 miles north of Marquette, Iowa at 151 Hwy 76, Harpers Ferry, Iowa 52146.
La Crosse Municipal Airport, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wisconsin
Effigy Mounds is 100 miles west of Madison. Take U.S. highway 18 to Marquette, Iowa. Travel 3-miles north of Marquette, Iowa on state highway 76 (The Great River Road)
Dubuque Regional Airport, Dubuque, Iowa
Effigy Mounds is 65 miles north of Dubuque. Take U.S. Highway 52 and then east on U.S. Highway 18 to Marquette, Iowa. Travel 3-miles north of Marquette, Iowa on State Highway 76 (The Great River Road).
Eastern Iowa Airport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
* See travel directions from airports (above)
Effigy Mounds is located along the Upper Mississippi River in northeast Iowa along the Wisconsin border.
Did You Know?
Soldiers built a military road that eventually extended approximately fifty miles, connecting Fort Atkinson with Fort Crawford. The road — which passed through the monument's South Unit — was one of the first government-authorized roads within what would become the State of Iowa.