UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE AND FISH REFUGE – Marquette, Iowa

This refuge, which was established in 1924, stretches from northeast Iowa to the Quad Cities along 261 river miles. It includes more than 200,000 acres of water, marsh, wooded islands, and forest prairie. Hundreds of species of mammals, reptiles, birds, … [Read more...]

Pinky and the Miss Marquette Riverboat Casino – Marquette, Iowa

Pinky and the Miss Marquette Riverboat Casino - Marquette, Iowa Pinky is the 14 ft. tall, bleary-eyed elephant at the entrance of the casino. Welcoming visitors to the Mississippi's first state-licensed gambling facility is the job that Pinky now … [Read more...]

EFFIGY MOUNDS NATIONAL MONUMENT – Marquette, Iowa

    EFFIGY MOUNDS NATIONAL MONUMENT - Marquette, Iowa Here visitors can view 200 prehistoric Native American burial and ceremonial mounds, dating from 500 B. C. to 1300 A. D. This is located on 1,500 acres of forested land along the … [Read more...]