Pipestone National Monument 

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Pipestone National Monument

36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164

Located on the North side of Pipestone MN, off State Hwys 75 and 30.

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Pipestone National Monument -- home of the historic Pipestone quarries, beautiful tallgrass prairie, and the majestic Winnewissa waterfall.
The pipestone quarries have been visited for centuries by American Indians to acquire the red pipestone used to craft pipebowls for their sacred ceremonial pipes.
Pipestone National Monument offers a visitor center, museum, orientation film, exhibits, gift shop, pipestone carving demonstrations (May through October) by American Indians, a ¾ mile walking trail along Pipestone Creek, Winnewissa Falls, and the tall grass prairie. Pipestone MN is a great place to experience American Indian culture, nature, photography, and bird watching.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Hours: Daily 8:30am-5:00pm;
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

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Native American pow wow dancer in regalia

Dressed in full powwow regalia, a Native American man dances at the Prairie Island Indian Community Wacipi near Red Wing / <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/number7cloud/35672944072/" title="Lorie Shaull flickr page">Lorie Shaull</a>, shared under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode" title="Creative Commons license">CC BY-SA 2.0</a>

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