• 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.

NPS Photo

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?

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.