NPS, A. Deming
The prairie and riparian (stream) ecosystems support a great diversity of wildlife. There are over twenty-five mammalian species, over one hundred bird species, approximately twenty-six fish species, nine reptiles and amphibians, and numerous insect families. Check out the photos and details under each group of animals for more information.
Did You Know?
Pipestone National Monument was the first National Park Service area in Minnesota designated by Congress and signed into existence by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on August 25, 1937.