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Winnewissa Falls

Pipestone, MN
+1 507-825-5464
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An unexpected treat!

The waterfalls was really nice. Just a short walk from the visitor center at Pipestone, it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue L
A Misty Marvel

This beautiful waterfall is about midpoint in a 3/4 mile walk at Pipestone National Monument. The... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Nolafan2164
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Located at the Pipestone National Monument, the name translates to "jealous maiden" from the Sioux language.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfalls was really nice. Just a short walk from the visitor center at Pipestone, it was reached by a paved path. Lots of shade trees to get under from the heat and we loved our time there.

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

This beautiful waterfall is about midpoint in a 3/4 mile walk at Pipestone National Monument. The stone formations are impressive - so are the twisted trees and prairie grasses. The mist coming off the falls are refreshing. It is a very tranquil and inspiring spot.

Thank Nolafan2164
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

This was such a surprise on a short circular nature walk!!! Gorgeous. Worth walking to. You go from tall grass prairie to the mountains almost. Loved it.

1  Thank Anita O
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We walked with path on our family reunion trip. The falls is beautiful! I learned from my great uncle that the falls used to be twice as high and the farmers blew it up because they thought it was flooding their fields. This location is...More

1  Thank CoodlasMama
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall amid the Pipestone formations. The stream moves fast and it is a nice walk along side it.

1  Thank ki0ki
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

These falls are encountered along the Circle Trail at Pipestone National Monument. If it's a hot day, you can get some relief on the footbridge at the base of the falls. The breeze will carry the spray your way.

Thank EireMan66
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

The waterfall is beautiful and peaceful. The museum was informative and they had some local people demonstrating how to make peace pipes.

1  Thank Linda T
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We were walking along the circle trail on a Sunday evening. No crowds and you could hear the sound of water in the distance. The falls appear suddenly as you round a bend on the trail. Beautiful and peaceful. You can see them from the...More

1  Thank Harold D
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

The falls is very nice. Not as impressive as some of the great National Park waterfalls, but this one has a relaxing sound.

1  Thank Bob19512014
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Winnewissa Falls is part of the Circle Trail at the Pipestone National Monument. The further you walk into the trail you begin to hear the falls before you see them. The anticipation makes the journey more fun. The trail is easy walking also as it...More

1  Thank TakinLotsaPictures
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