Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa

Mailing Address:
151 Hwy 76
Harpers Ferry , IA 52146

(563) 873-3491 x123
Visitor Center front desk.

Description: The mounds preserved here are considered sacred by many Americans, especially the Monument’s 20 culturally associated American Indian tribes. The monument is home to a wide diversity of flora and fauna and helped shape the lifestyles and the belief systems of the moundbuilders.

What To Do:

  • Visit museum exhibit
  • Short walks along accessible trails
  • Walks along steep hiking trails
  • Ranger programs
  • Special Programs

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: The visitor center is open year round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and during extreme weather conditions.

Fees: There are no fees charged to enter the national monument.

More info here: https://www.nps.gov/efmo/index.htm