Pipestone National Monument, Pipestone

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  • It’s very clean and relaxing waterfall . I can just sit by the fall all day . The rest of the water may be needs some attention because they are not moving fast enough .  more »
  • Stopped here on the way from South Dakota to Minneapolis. Even if you just have an hour to spend here, it would be worth it. Great experience and information to learn.  more »
  • This place is easy to get to if you are in the area, and worth a side trip to see. It is a beautiful site with wildflowers, a waterfall and stream, and of course the quarries (small) for pipestone. Ve...  more »
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  • This park, despite the friendly staff and rich history, is definitely one of my least favorite NPS units I've visited. Be prepared to pay a $7 entrance fee just to walk around the premises, which solely consists of a few trails (no more than a two mile walk). We visited in the winter (January) and the trails were totally unkempt, with nothing shoveled. Also, I feel that the museum is smaller than it could be, but that's just me. Overall, if you're in the area it's worth a visit but don't go out of your way for it.
  • What an amazing place! Was super quiet when we were there. Can’t wait to go back!
  • Fantastic little park, beautiful and a lot to learn! We actually ended up spending 3+ hours there even with the 4 kids (age 3, 4, 10, 13) and no complaining. Highly recommend this stop.
  • So peaceful. Travis Erickson (Indigenous person who was showing me how he works with pipestone), taught me a lot about how the pipestone. He even gave me a piece to take home. The place is magical.
  • really great place to be at. Lots of places to walk around, peaceful

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