Trail Run Project Logo

gem icon Thunderbird Effigy Mound [Suggest Edits]

1 vote
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Description

Constructed by Native Americans 1,000 years ago and with a 200 foot wingspan, this is the only remaining thunderbird effigy mound left in the state of Illinois!

Short Walk: Runners can access the mound from the Casper Bluff South Loop.

Gem Type: Prehistoric Site

Shared by:
Jim Johannsen

0 Comments

You & This Gem


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Share This Gem

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Nearby Trails

21.2 mi 34.1 km Mines of Spain 100 (MoS100)
Dubuque, IA
21.2 mi 34.1 km Dubuque, IA
Unknown
Update
3.4 mi 5.5 km Galena River Trail
Galena, IL
3.4 mi 5.5 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
1.4 mi 2.2 km Casper Bluff North Loop
Galena, IL
1.4 mi 2.2 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
0.3 mi 0.6 km Galena View Trail
Galena, IL
0.3 mi 0.6 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
1.3 mi 2.1 km Horsehoe Bluff Trail
Dubuque, IA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Dubuque, IA
Unknown
Update
0.2 mi 0.3 km Cooke Overlook Trail
Galena, IL
0.2 mi 0.3 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
0.5 mi 0.8 km South Loop
Galena, IL
0.5 mi 0.8 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
1.3 mi 2.0 km Wapello Loop Trail
Savanna, IL
1.3 mi 2.0 km Savanna, IL
Unknown
Update
0.2 mi 0.4 km Galena View Trail (ADA Accessible)
Galena, IL
0.2 mi 0.4 km Galena, IL
Unknown
Update
0.5 mi 0.8 km Julian Dubuque Trail
East Dubuque, IL
0.5 mi 0.8 km East Dubuque, IL
Unknown
Update
Shared by Jim Johannsen on Feb 13, 2017. All Page Views: 761. Last Month: 31.