• 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?

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.