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 Brief overview of the history that surrounds McGregor and Marquette

Lady Luck Casino

Boatel's House Boat Rentals

Maiden Voyage Mississippi River Tours

Mississippi Explorer Cruises

Spook Cave & Campground

Monona Historical Museum

Fort Crawford Medical Museum

Froelich Foundation

Yellow River State Forest

McGregor Historical Society

 Effigy Mounds National Monument

  Pikes Peak State Park

  National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

River Junction Trade Co

Paper Moon Books

 

 

Love History? 

Check into Local History

McGregor Historical Museum
254 Main Street
McGregor, IA
(563) 873-2221

McGregor Public Library
334 Main Street
McGregor, IA
(563) 873-3318 www.mcgregor.lib.ia.us



Marquette Depot Museum
& Info. Center
216 Edgar Street
Marquette, IA
(563)873-1200

 

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ATTRACTIONS

McGregory Iowa Local Attractions include the Mississippi River

The area has a number of parks to enjoy. Pikes Peak State Park and Effigy Mounds National Monument offer beautiful scenery, great picnicking and hiking opportunities. Spend time on the mighty Mississippi, fishing, boating or perhaps just enjoying one of the many beaches.

Effigy Mounds River View

Effigy Moundbuilders created burial and ceremonial structures were typically flat-topped or flat-topped or rounded cones, elongated ridges, and sometimes a variety of other forms.  At Effigy Mounds National Monument there are 195 known mounds - 31 of them effigies - amid 2,526 acres of forest, prairies, bluffs, wetlands, and 14 miles of hiking trails.

The river at McGregor is the Mississippi at it's very best. Located in McGregor is an office and visitor's center for The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. McGregor is located in the middle of the refuge.

Pikes Peak View of the River

Hikers enjoy the variety of trails in Pikes Peak State Park.Pikes Peak State Park is a hiker's delight. On its trails, hikers can explore beautiful wooded bluffs and valleys. Along the trails, hikers will see sheer walls of Decorah limestone, and fossil remains including brachiopods, gastropods and cephalopods.

The trail goes past Bridal Veil Falls, a refreshing spring. The other trail leading to the Point Ann overlooks and the town of McGregor offers an invigorating hike with breathtaking views.

Additional Things to do, and places to visit, in the area include:
Eagles Landing Winery
Lady Luck Casino - Pink Elephant Showroom
Paper Moon - Book Store and More
River Junction Trade Company
Mississippi Explorer Cruises
Maiden Voyage Tours
Mississippi River Sculpture Park

Links to Event calendars in the area:

Clayton County Development Group --- events-- http://www.claytoncountyiowa.com/calendar/calendar.htm

McGregor Chamber—community calendar-- http://www.mcgreg-marq.org/site/area-events/

Pdc chamber----events--  http://www.prairieduchien.org/visitors/events.htm

Fort Crawford events-- http://www.fortcrawfordmuseum.com/events/index.html

 

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