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Effigy Mounds National Monument

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Recommended Routes in Effigy Mounds National Monument - 1

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Intermediate

Effigy Mounds North Unit - Hanging Rock

6.5 mi 10.5 km 890' Up 271.14 m Up 889' Down 270.86 m Down

McGregor, IA

Effigy Mounds National Monument Running

  • 12 Miles 19 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Effigy Mounds National Monument - 3

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1.8 mi 2.9 km #1Effigy Mounds South Unit
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Compound Mound Group Trail
Intermediate
McGregor, IA
Intermediate
McGregor, IA
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Hanging Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA

Photos of Effigy Mounds National Monument - 6

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Founders Pond Lookout
Oct 21, 2018 near McGregor, IA
Bench overlooking Founders Pond
Oct 21, 2018 near McGregor, IA
An eagle soars above the Mississippi River on the Hanging Rock Trail.
Jan 2, 2017 near McGregor, IA
South Unit trail, late October.
Oct 21, 2018 near McGregor, IA
The Marching Bears, looking shaggy.
Apr 12, 2016 near McGregor, IA
View from the top of Effigy Mounds Monument.
May 16, 2016 near McGregor, IA