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Jeffers Petroglyphs
27160 County Road 2 Comfrey, MN 56019
Phone: 507-628-5591
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Opening Times:

Memorial Day Wknd- Labor Day

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 8pm

Sunday: 12pm - 5 pm

May & September

Friday & Saturday: 10am- 5pm

Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

Admissions:

Adults: $6

Seniors: $5

College Students w/ ID: $5

Children 6-17: $4

Description:

Amid the prairie grasses are islands of uncovered rock, where American Indians left carvings —petroglyphs— humans, deer, elk, buffalo, turtles, thunderbirds, atlatls and arrows. They tell a story that spans 5,000 years. The glyphs served many functions, including recording important events, depicting sacred ceremonies, and emphasizing the importance of animals and hunting.

Highlight Include:

  • Over 2,000 carvings up to 7,000 years old, sacred to American Indians
  • Native prairie including over 200 species of wildflowers
  • Adventures in Nature program daily at 2
  • Guided tour daily at 3
  • Twilight tour Saturdays at 6:30

Special Events:

  • 7000 Years of History in 70 minutes
  • New! Naked Eye Astronomy
  • Starry Night, Prairie Night

Please see website for dates of these special events.

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