A quarrier is breaking up quartzite in his quarry.

NPS Photo

Mission Statement

Pipestone National Monument exists to:

  • Protect the pipestone quarries, reserving the quarrying of pipestone for American Indians of all federally recognized tribes
  • Preserve and interpret the cultural and natural resources associated with Pipestone National Monument
  • Provide for the enjoyment and benefit of all people


Pipestone National Monument Documents

Administrative History

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