Effigy Mounds National Monument

ShareTweet After a 600 mile late night drive last night and early this morning arrival at Effigy Mounds was in the wee hours of the morning.  After catching a few hours of sleep and sleeping a little bit longer than anticipated, it was time to explore the final national park of the six month journey, […]

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ShareTweet Effigy Mounds in Harper’s Ferry, Iowa is one of many national monuments included in the National Park system in the United States.  It is named after and features “mounds” that date back more than 1,000 years.  The mounds were built in the shape of various animals including bears, bison, panthers, birds, water spirits and […]

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ShareTweet The second and final day at the Badlands National Park started out in a bit of a windstorm.  Despite a long day hiking, driving, photographing and seeing the sights in The Badlands yesterday, strong overnight and morning winds made it hard to sleep and resulted in an earlier than anticipated start to the day.  […]

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