• Artist George Catlin recorded the quarrying activity at the pipestone quarries in 1836


    National Monument Minnesota

For Teachers

Plan a Field Trip to Pipestone National Monument and help your students connect with a significant natural, cultural, and historic heritage.

Did You Know?

Western Prairie Fringed Orchid

Two species listed under the Endangered Species Act are found at Pipestone National Monument: the Topeka shiner and the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid. More...