Operating Hours & Seasons
During the winter months, parts of the trail may be closed due to weather conditions.
Valid entrance passes are required to tour the Visitor Center and/or the Circle Trail. Purchase or show a valid pass in the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
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...