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

    Pipestone

    National Monument Minnesota

National Park Week April 16th to 24th

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Date: April 4, 2011

During National Park Week, April 16 to 24, Pipestone National Monument and all National Parks will waive entrance fees.

National Park Week is an opportunity to engage families and communities in America's Great Outdoors, reconnecting them with nature and creating close to home opportunities for people to get outside, be active, and have fun.

Saturday, April 23rd, is National Junior Ranger Day, an opportunity for young visitors to participate in completing Junior Ranger activities to receive an official NPS Junior Ranger certificate and badge.

National Park Service passes are available for purchase throughout the year at the Monument including National Park Week.

Did You Know?

Western Prairie Fringed Orchid

Two species listed under the Endangered Species Act are found at Pipestone National Monument: the Topeka shiner and the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid. More...