Natural Features & Ecosystems

Pipestone National Monument was set aside in 1937 for its unique cultural resource: pipestone. In this area, you can learn more about the geology of Pipestone in Geologic Formations and in Glaciers / Glacial Features. In preserving access to this important stone for native cultures, Pipestone National Monument has also come to protect a threatened tallgrass prairie ecosystem.

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Mailing Address:

36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164

Phone:

(507) 825-5464 x214

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