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Effigy Mounds National Monument

Effigy Mounds National Monument [1] is a United States National Monument that is located in Northeastern Iowa.

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Fees are waived from November to March. From April to October, the entrance fee is $3 per adult (those 15 and over) with a maximum charge of $5 for all occupants of a private vehicle. There is no maximum for commercial vehicles.

Entrance is free with an Effigy Mounds National Monument Annual Pass, which costs $10 per year, or with any Federal Recreational Lands Pass [2].

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There is no lodging or camping of any kind located within the monument. Some lodging exists in nearby Marquette, and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, across the Mississippi River and easily accessible by a major bridge, has a number of hotels, motels and B&Bs.

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