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

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

Pets

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Pets are allowed on the Monument's trails as long as visitors keep them on leashes and clean up after them.

Pets are not permitted in park buildings.

Adequate water, shade, and supervision are all important considerations for your pet, especially in the hot summer months.


 
Dog on leash

Pets must be leashed and under your physical control.

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Be sure to keep your dog under control at all times.

For more about the park's rules and regulations, see Laws and Policies or contact us.


Did You Know?

Sny Magill Mound Group

The Sny Magill Unit of Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves at least 106 mounds representing the largest group of mounds in one location found in North America. The Unit contains two bird mounds, three bear mounds, 6 linear mounds and 95 conical mounds including a 2500 year old red ochre mound.