Jeffers Petroglyphs

Contact Information


  • $7 adults, $6 senior citizens (65+) & Students W/ ID, and $5 children ages 6-17. Free for children under age 6 and MHS members.


More Information


  • 27160 Co. Rd. 2, 3 miles E of US Hwy. 71 on Cottonwood Co. Rd. 10, then 1 mile S on Co. Rd. 2. Free onsite parking. GPS: 44.0905,-95.0579

Other Date Information

  • Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day: M, W, TH,FR,SA 10am - 5pm; SU 12-5 pm. Please call ahead for sign language interpreters.

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: We recycle cans and plastic items. We practice paper conservation.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Native American Heritage

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    Call: 507-628-5591

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    Call: 507-628-5591

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  3. Geology Discovery Day

    27160 County Rd. 2
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    Call: 507-628-5591
    Toll Free: 5076285591

    Discover the unique geological features of the Jeffers Petroglyphs. At 2 p.m. a tour highlighting the interesting features of the rock will take place with American Indian and geological perspectives. Event hours: 1-5 p.m.

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    Call: 507-628-5591

    Explore the Jeffers Petroglyphs when the carvings are best seen in this special guided tour at 6:30 p.m. Following the tour, gaze at the sky and learn about constellations through stories from cultures around the globe. The visitors will then have the opportunity to view stars and planets with amateur astronomers.

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