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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Maps

Effigy Mounds Map from Park brochure

Effigy Mounds National Monument map showing main unit. Map does not include Sny Magill and Heritage Addition units.

Effigy Mounds National Monument - main unit map pdf file.
 
Regional map showing cultural range of the Effigy Mound People.

Regional Map Showing Cultural Range of the Effigy Mound People.

NPS

Regional Map pdf

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.