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August 30, 2017
South Unit Hikes Effigy Mounds
Enjoy the South Unit of the park this September with Ranger guided hikes on Thursdays and Sundays at 1:00 p.m.

August 10, 2017
Night Explorer Junior Ranger
Join us for a Night Explorer Junior Ranger program on August 19th at 8:00 p.m.

July 25, 2017
Kids Archeology Day
Activities for kids of all ages to learn about history and Archeology.

July 21, 2017
Effigy Mounds NM Reopens in Wake of Storm
Storm damage from July 19 caused a extensive trail damage and a power outage causing the visitor center to close for one day. Call ahead before visiting for the most up to date trail information.

July 14, 2017
Journey to Marching Bears
Join a ranger on a three hour hike up to the Marching Bears mound group in the South Unit. UPDATE: Event cancelled due to storm damage.

July 10, 2017
Junior Ranger Day July 15 2017
Kids will learn about prehistoric fire starting, hunting and natural fiber cord making in this hands-on Junior Ranger Day.

June 27, 2017
Mounds by Moonlight
A 2-mile ranger guided hike to Firepoint on July 8th, 2017 departing from the visitor center at 8:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.

June 13, 2017
Hidden Thunder Book Signing and Presentation
Book signing and presentation by authors Geri Schrab and Robert Boszhardt about their book Hidden Thunder: Rock Art of the Upper Midwest.

June 12, 2017
Junior Ranger Day June 17 2017
Learn about the 1637 expedition of Marquette and Joliet and the origins of the historic fur trade.

April 01, 2017
National Jr. Ranger Day at Effigy Mounds NM
Join us at Effigy Mounds National Monument on April 22, 2017 for National Junior Ranger Day. Children of all ages are invited to join us from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to learn about Three Sisters gardening, a type of companion gardening used by Native Americans in this area 1,000 years ago.

April 01, 2017
Presentation on Ecological History of Effigy Mounds NM and Surrounding Area
Come to Effigy Mounds National Monument on April 20th at 1pm for a slideshow presentation on the ecological history of NE IA & SW Wisconsin.

February 02, 2017
Details for Launch of U.S. Mint Effigy Mounds National Monument Quarter
Come and enjoy the celebration as the U.S. Mint and the National Park Service release the 36th America the Beautiful Quarter® honoring Effigy Mounds National Monument. Two free events will commemorate the quarter launch.

January 09, 2017
U.S. Mint to Launch Effigy Mounds Quarter for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program
The first quarter to be released in 2017 under the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program will feature Iowa’s Effigy Mounds National Monument.

December 02, 2016
54th Annual Effigy Mounds Film Festival
The Effigy Mounds Winter Film Festival is celebrating its 54th anniversary beginning Saturday, January 7th, 2016. The films are shown on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm. There will also be a 1:00pm showing on Mondays.

October 12, 2016
Targeted Development Review Public Meeting
The public meeting will focus on projects constructed between 1999 and 2009 without proper compliance with the requirements of Section 106 of the NHPA, and NEPA.

February 25, 2016
Effigy Mounds National Monument to Release Draft Cultural Landscape Report for Public Review
On February 25, the National Park Service (NPS) will begin seeking the public's comments on a Draft Cultural Landscape Report and Environmental Assessment (CLR/EA) for Effigy Mounds National Monument. The public is encouraged to download and comment on the Draft CLR/EA during the public review period, which will run from February 25 through March 25.

February 15, 2016
Effigy Mounds Film Festival for March 2016
Effigy Mounds National Monument continues to celebrate the 53rd Annual Winter Film Festival with free movies for the month of January. Show times for the film are 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be a 1:00 p.m. showing on Mondays.

January 26, 2016
Effigy Mounds Film Festival for February 2016
Effigy Mounds National Monument continues to celebrate the 53rd Annual Winter Film Festival with free movies for the month of March. Show times for the film are 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be a 1:00 p.m. showing on Mondays.

December 07, 2015
Effigy Mounds Film Festival for January 2016
Effigy Mounds National Monument continues to celebrate the 53rd Annual Winter Film Festival with free movies for the month of January. Show times for the film are 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be a 1:00 p.m. showing on Mondays.

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