This monument preserves the active quarries and sacred grounds where American Indians have extracted red stone for centuries to carve into sacred pipes. Visitors can take a paved trail past the quarries and through the tallgrass prairie to several points of interest, including historic markers, notable rock formations and a peaceful 20-foot waterfall.

Updates on Pipestone

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    This Land Is Their Land

    Oct 2020 | By Nicolas Brulliard

    Honor Indigenous history at these 15 sites where visitors can learn about the extensive connections tribes have with today’s national parks.


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