NPS, G. Wagner
The tallgrass prairie is a vanishing ecosystem, and the staff at Pipestone National Monument is making every effort to preserve this valuable resource through the use of controlled burns and removal of non-native or introduced plant species.
Did You Know?
Pipestone is located about 12-17 feet below the ground, between layers of quartzite rock. Only hand tools are used to quarry the stone at Pipestone National Monument. More...