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

    Pipestone

    National Monument Minnesota

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

Dragonfly

Dragonfly

NPS, G. Wagner

Over fifty-six families of insects inhabit Pipestone National Monument. Thousands of specimens representing these families are curated at the Monument.

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Spiderwort

There are over 500 plant species, including over 70 species of grasses, growing on Pipestone National Monument lands. More...