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?
Joseph Nicollet and John C. Frémont, famous 19th century explorers, visited Pipestone National Monument in 1838 and carved their initials into the Sioux Quartzite cliff. The inscription is still visible along the Circle Trail. More...