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Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site

27160 County Road 2, Comfrey, MN 56019-4430
+1 507-628-5591
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As my wife and I were driving through the area we saw the road sign and on a whim ventured to the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
OutdoorKidz
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Omaha, Nebraska
Ancient History, so yeah pretty cool.

So I know everyone might not "get it" with the instant gratification/tech culture we live in but if... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Noah A
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Amid the prairie grasses are islands of uncovered rock, where American Indian ancestors left carvings — petroglyphs — humans, deer, elk, buffalo, turtles, thunderbirds, atlatls and arrows. They tell a story that spans more than 7,000 years.
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27160 County Road 2, Comfrey, MN 56019-4430
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

As my wife and I were driving through the area we saw the road sign and on a whim ventured to the site. We are usually up for seeing places of interest while we travel. Being a holiday the site was closed (New Year's Day),...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 12 December 2016

So I know everyone might not "get it" with the instant gratification/tech culture we live in but if you give it and yourself a chance you might really enjoy a trip out here. Over the years I've driven past the turn off here maybe 100+...More

Thank Noah A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What an amazing find! I went there on a whim because it was on my MN Historical Society pass and I could not be more impressed! The guides are so knowledgeable, the respect for the tribes is clearly evident, and the prairie walk is so...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I came here with my parents and my younger brother (15). The interpretive center seems relatively new and modern. It costs 8 dollars per adult(over the age of 17)There was a short video that we watched before going out. You can choose to either have...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Too bad it was raining the day we went. It was hard to see the petroglyphs. There was a pathway to walk once on the rocks, and we saw information signs all the way atop, but there wasn't a way to get up there. Not...More

Thank ExitNo9
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site has a nice visitors center with daily interpretative programs. There is a 3/4 mile path that you can take or a much shorter walk to the petroglyphs. Highly recommend taking the tour to get the most out of the visit as...More

Thank KSTravers
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great real history in and about Minnesota here. Good trip for the whole family. Awesome information on life in the area many, many years ago. Great gift shop as well. We were pleasantly surprised.

Thank borgmaul
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I went with some friends and my 6 year old son. The guide, David, was very informative and answered all of our questions well. He even included my 6 year old and had him doing hands on activities. It was a great trip. I would...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We are always interested in petroglyphs and pictographs wherever we can find them. This ancient outcrop of rock in the prairie of southwestern Minnesota provided a canvas for the natives that lived here two thousand to four hundred or so years ago. There are guided...More

Thank aablodgett
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Traveling to western Minnesota and near the town of Comfrey, one comes to a rather unusual display of rock carvings (over 2000) in the amid of the prairie. Better known as petroglyphs, this large display of mostly animals (birds, buffalo, deer, elk, snakes and turtles)...More

Thank Terry G
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