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    • Time: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Included in Park Entrance Fee
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 12/30/2015 to 12/31/2016

    Visitors have the opportunity to watch an award winning 22-minute film, "Pipestone: An Unbroken Legacy." The film provides perspective on the significance of Pipestone and the quarrying tradition still carried out today.

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    Every Kid in a Park Program

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2016

    Pipestone National Monument is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them.

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    National Park Service’s Brthday

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Free Admission
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 08/25/2016 to 08/28/2016

    National Park Service’s Birthday

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    Pipestone Carving Demonstrations

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Included in Park Entrance Fee
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 05/15/2016 to 09/30/2016

    American Indians have quarried the red pipestone found at this site. These grounds are sacred to many people because the pipestone quarried here is carved into pipes used for prayer.

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    • Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Annually, Every 25th of August from 08/25/2015 to 08/25/2025

    Annual Park Anniversary Event

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    Pipestone Quarrying

    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Included in Park Entrance Fee
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 03/01/2016 to 10/31/2016

    On any given day, weather permitting, you may have the chance to observe quarries being worked by authorized permit holders.

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    Walk the 3/4 mile Prairie Circle Trail

    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Included in Park Entrance Fee
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Everyday from 12/30/2015 to 12/31/2018

    Pipestone National Monument offers a ¾ mile walking path. As a visitor you will be able to explore the natural resources of the tallgrass prairie, which come alive with wildflowers during the summer months.

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    National Public Lands Day

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Pipestone National Monument
    • Fees: Free Admission
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    National Public Lands Day

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORK AT MONUMENT

Reconstruction of the road will address deteriorating road surface conditions that have been developing for many years. The public's patience with any delays and inconvenience will be greatly appreciated. Visitors are advised to use caution when entering the park during this period of construction.

The public will still be able to access the visitor center and parking areas, but will need to expect one-lane traffic with potential delays of up to 15 minutes. There will be signs posted to assist visitors on current updates. No construction work will be performed from noon Friday, August 12ththrough 6:00 am Monday, August 15thto accommodate traffic for the Civil War Days event.

Reconstruction of the road will address deteriorating road surface conditions that have been developing for many years. The public's patience with any delays and inconvenience will be greatly appreciated. Visitors are advised to use caution when entering the park during this period of construction.

 

Fee Free Days in 2016

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. The 16 entrance fee-free days for 2016 will be:

· January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

· April 16 through 24 – National Park Week

· August 25 through 28 – National Park Service Birthday (and following weekend)

· September 24 – National Public Lands Day

· November 11 – Veterans Day

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164

Phone:

(507) 825-5464 x214
This is a general purpose access phone line, allowing access to staff personnel via specific extensions or an operator and voicemail messaging. Normally, messages are returned within 24 hours.

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