Jeffers Petroglyphs
27160 County Road 2
Comfrey, MN 56019

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Mon 10-5
Wed-Sat 10-5
Sun noon-5
 
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10-5
 
September:
Sat 10-5
 
Call for group tours.

Admission

$7 adults
$6 seniors and college students
$5 children ages 6-17
Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members.

Contact

507-628-5591

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Signature Events

Jeffers Petroglyphs holds many special events and programs throughout the year. Please check our calendar of events for upcoming dates and complete list of events.

Adventures in Nature

Offered each day at 2 p.m. the Adventures in Nature program is a hands-on way to learn about American Indian culture, prairies and archaeology. Topics change frequently and include: American Indian Games. Play games popular among American Indians of the past including the moccasin game, awl game and the double-ball game....

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girl throwing atlatl

Early Survival Skills of the American Indian

Learn some of the necessary survival skills of the American Indian.  1-5 p.m.: See if you have the patience and skill to start a fire using primitive methods.   1-3 p.m.: Make your own atlatl (spear thrower) and then learn how to use it to throw a spear at a bison target. 3-5 p.m.:  Observe a flintknapper as...

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Starry Night, Prairie Night

Explore the Jeffers Petroglyphs when they are best seen – at dusk. Then, after it gets dark, visitors can lie on the prairie to gaze at the sky. (We'll provide buffalo robes or bring your own blanket.) Learn about the constellations as a staff member tells stories from cultures around the globe. Bring your own telescope or...

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Celebrate the Garden Harvest

One thousand years ago the people of Minnesota, Iowa and the Northern Plains were farmers as well as hunters, growing crops like sweet corn. The ripening of the first sweet corn was a time of plenty that was celebrated with the Green Corn festival. Visit Jeffers Petroglyphs for a taste of fire roasted sweet-corn, bean soup...

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