Places to Go
While there is no campground at Pipestone National Monument, camping and RV camping are available at these nearby locations:
Pipestone RV Campground, across from the park's entrance. Telephone 507-825-2455
Split Rock Creek State Park, 6 miles south on Hwy 23 by Ihlen, MN. Telephone 507-348-7908
Blue Mounds State Park, 23 miles south on Hwy 75 by Luverne, MN. Telephone 507-283-1307
Camden State Park, 35 miles northeast on Hwy 23 by Marshall, MN. Telephone 507-865-4530
Websites with other camping/lodging options are:
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...