Pipestone National Monument

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  • Address: 36 Reservation Ave, Pipestone, MN 56164, USA, United States
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  • Phone: +1- 5078255464
  • Tags: Monument, Family And Kids

Pipestone National Monument in Minnesota is a historical place to visit with your family. This place is generally used to make ceremonial pipes, which was used for many purposes. The place is usually quiet and peaceful, where you can just sit and relax or you can just simply walk around to get more information about this historical site. There is also a small picnic area near the Pipestone National Monument, where you can have a small day out with your loved ones. The monument area also has walking trails which leads to some of the beautiful cliffs nearby, from where you can have a great view of this historical site.

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  • Pipestone National Monument Address: 36 Reservation Ave, Pipestone, MN 56164, USA, United States
  • Pipestone National Monument Contact Number: +1- 5078255464
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  • 95% of people who visit Pipestone include Pipestone National Monument in their plan

  • 62.5% of people start their Pipestone National Monument visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Pipestone National Monument

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pipestone National Monument

People normally club together Pipestone RV Campground and Pipestone Indian State Wildlife Management A while planning their visit to Pipestone National Monument.

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Pipestone National Monument Reviews & Ratings

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  • I've been here three times in my life and this monument is one of my favorites. The grounds are beautiful and great for birding. Take your time in the Interpretive Center and learn of the Native pipe stone trade through the nation.

  • A very nice National monument with a great history of the native Americans. The rangers were very knowledgeable and friendly. We couldn't spend a lot of time in the museum because we had our dog with us but it was nice from what we could tell. The circle trail was very nice with lots to see and learn about. The junior ranger program was great too. Definitely worth a stop!

  • My grandma took me here 20 years ago and I thought it was super cool. The trails are fun and it's honestly neat to see what prairie vegetation is like without the farming. Being able to speak with native stone carvers is something you just have to do. Take plenty of pictures and don't leave without a souvenir, they are too inexpensive and you'll regret it if you don't. Plan on camping in the area soon.

  • Pipestone keeps upgrading their premise. When we last visited in 2010, there was only a dirt path to follow. Now, the path was paved, which was great as my youngest was in a stroller. The normal exhibit room was down, as they are preparing for new exhibits. And, the Junior Ranger program was lots of fun for my kids.

  • A remarkable place. Rarely is there a great waterfall tucked in an oasis of trees in the middle of a prarie. Park staff is awesome! To many good things to say. Just go and experience it

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