Painted Lady Butterfly
Painted Lady Butterfly on Lichen-covered Quartzite

NPS/A. Deming

Pipestone National Monument has a diverse array of animal species, including thirteen-lined ground squirrels, great blue herons, snapping turtles, and beavers. During the spring and fall months, bird watching is a popular activity.

There are over 25 mammalian species, over 100 bird species, approximately 26 fish species, 9 reptiles and amphibians, and numerous insect families. Click on the links below for more information:

Last updated: November 16, 2019

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Pipestone, MN 56164


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