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.
Did You Know?
In 1880, Alfred J. Hill and Theodore H. Lewis formed the Northwestern Archeological Survey for the purpose of surveying mounds in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Lewis spent eleven field seasons in Iowa and was the first to map mounds in the present Effigy Mounds National Monument.