September 21, 2016
Pavement Preservation Project at Monument
Pipestone, MN: Superintendent Glen H. Livermont announces that starting October 4th, 2016, the Pipestone National Monument’s Visitor Center access road will undergo the final stages of the pavement preservation project. This phase of the project should be completed within 2-3 days, weather permitting.
September 12, 2016
2016 National Public Lands Day
National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Seven federal agencies as well as nonprofit organizations and state, regional, and local governments participate in the annual day of improving the health of public lands and encouraging shared stewardship through volunteer service.
August 12, 2016
2016 Centennial Founders Day
Pipestone, MN: In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, Pipestone National Monument is hosting an Open House at the visitor center on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 8am to 5pm. The Pipestone Indian Shrine Association will provide complimentary refreshments to visitors at the Pipestone National Monument Visitor Center between 11 am and 2 pm. Visitors will have the opportunity to walk on the Circle Trail, watch the “Pipestone Unbroken Legacy”, visit the museum to learn about our history, quarrying, tall grass prairie, and much more!
July 22, 2016
Road Construction Work at Monument
starting July 27, 2016 Pipestone National Monument’s Visitor Center access road and parking areas will be reconstructed and resurfaced. Projected completion of the project is August 10th, if there are no weather delays.
June 13, 2016
"Find Your Park" Film Series #4
Pipestone National Monument announces the forth presentation of a “Find Your Park” film series, on June 18, 2016, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. June’s film will highlight Valley Forge National Historical Park.
May 16, 2016
"Find Your Park" Film Series #3
Pipestone National Monument announces the third presentation of a “Find Your Park” film series, on May 28, 2016, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. May’s film will highlight Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.
May 16, 2016
2016 International Migratory Bird Day
The National Park Service is proud of its contributions to bird conservation. For generations, migratory birds have connected communities across continents, providing unique opportunities for international collaboration and inspiring people to improve conditions for birds, all wildlife, and for ourselves. Pipestone National Monument announces “International Migratory Bird Day and Centennial Celebration” on May 14, 2016, from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
April 15, 2016
"Find Your Park" Film Series #2
Pipestone, MN: Pipestone National Monument announces the second presentation of a “Find Your Park” film series, on April 23, 2016, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. April’s film will highlight Gulf Islands National Seashore. Gulf Islands is a place of myriad riches - blue-green, sparkling waters, magnificent white beaches, and fertile coastal marshes. Its 12 areas include historic forts, shaded picnic areas, trails, and campgrounds. From Cat Island, Mississippi, it stretches eastward 160 miles to the Okaloosa Area east of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
April 13, 2016
2016 Pipestone National Monument Plans Prescribed Burn
(Pipestone, MN) Superintendent Glen Livermont announced today that Pipestone National Monument has scheduled a prescribed burn during the period of April 27 – May 20, 2016. When appropriate wind, temperature, and humidity conditions exist between these dates, approximately 75 to 100 acres of the tall grass prairie will be burned. When the above conditions are forecasted for specific date additional information will be provided to park neighbors and the media.
April 06, 2016
"Find Your Park” National Park Week
Superintendent Glen H. Livermont invites everyone to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary and “Find Your Park” at Pipestone National Monument during National Park Week, April 16 through 24. Entrance fees will be waived all week and special activities will take place for children on April 16 – National Junior Ranger Day.
March 28, 2016
2016 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program
Superintendent Glen Livermont announced today the Monument will conduct a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program for the 2016 summer season. The program provides an opportunity for 15-18 year olds to accomplish conservation work and develop an environmental understanding and appreciation of the Monument’s natural and cultural heritage.
March 17, 2016
“Find Your Park” Film Series #1
Pipestone National Monument announces the first presentation of a “Find Your Park” film series, on March 26, 2016, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. March’s film will highlight Valley Forge National Historical Park. The film series will feature a monthly video and lecture, detailing information about a unit of the National Park Service. As the National Park Service heads into its centennial year, the monument invites park visitors to come out and learn about other National Park Service sites and to “find your park.” Presentations included in the daily entrance fee.
December 30, 2015
National Parks to Offer Free Admission for 16 Days in 2016
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and wants everyone to celebrate! All national parks will waive their entrance fees on 16 special days in 2016.