There’s No Better Time Than Winter To Hike The Trails At Iowa’s Famous Effigy Mounds
The Effigy Mounds National Historic Monument is a wondrous place. Located in the northeast corner of Iowa along the Mississippi River, the park is laced with trails that pass more than 200 prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans.
The park’s incredible views and rich wildlife can be enjoyed in any season, but winter is an especially rewarding time to explore the park. Here’s why you should make plans to enjoy a winter trail hike at the Effigy Mounds National Historic Monument.