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

    Pipestone

    National Monument Minnesota

Public Involvement

Volunteer in Parks

Become a VIP and put yourself at the heart of the park experience. As a Volunteer at Pipestone National Monument, you can make a difference!

For more information regarding the Pipestone National Monument volunteer program, please contact the Park Volunteer Coordinator at 507-825-5464 or email.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

George Catlin

George Catlin was the first European-American to visit the pipestone quarries at Pipestone National Monument in 1836. A geologist dubbed the soft clay stone "Catlinite" after Catlin sent it to him for analysis. More...