Fees & Passes

Pipestone National Monument has temporarily suspended entrance fees until the program can be further evaluated.

Because of the temporarily suspension of entrance fees, Pipestone National Monument no longer sells Interagency Senior or Annual Passes. However, Access, Military, and Every Kid in a Park (4th Grade) Passes are still available.

Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers are not currently required for school and educational groups (service, civic or fraternal organization) visiting the park in an educational capacity. Please call (507) 825-5464 ext. 214 for more information or to schedule a school group visit.

Interagency Pass Program

Interagency Pass Program was created by the America the Beautiful-National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Act and authorized by Congress in December 2004.

Passes can be used at these participating agencies: the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Duck Stamp Offices, and Bureau of Reclamation or obtained by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, (or) via the Internet at https://store.usgs.gov/pass.

The Passes in the Interagency Program are:

1) Annual Pass - $80. The Interagency Pass allows the cardholder plus three adults entry into any parks charging an entry fee.

2) Annual Senior Pass - $20. This is an annual pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. The Senior Pass allows the cardholder plus three adults entry into any parks charging an entry fee.

3) Lifetime Senior Pass - $80. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. The Senior Pass allows the cardholder plus three adults entry into any parks charging an entry fee.

4) Access Pass - Free. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with medically-determined, permanent mental, physical, or sensory disabilities that severely limit one or more life activities such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, breathing, etc. The pass may only be obtained in person at the park. The Access Pass allows the cardholder plus three adults entry into any parks charging an entry fee.

5) Military Pass- Free. This an annual pass available to active-duty U.S. military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173). This pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Military Pass allows the cardholder plus three adults entry into any parks charging an entry fee.

6) Volunteer Pass - Free. This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis. *Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 507-825-5464 to learn about volunteer opportunities at Pipestone National Monument. More information on the Interagency Pass Program can be found on: https://www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm (or) Recreation.gov.

Former Pass Programs

Passes including the Golden Age Pass and the Golden Access Pass, which were issued under the previous fee program, are still honored as indicated on the reverse side of the pass.

Last updated: April 17, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164

Phone:

(507) 825-5464 x214

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