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Pinecreek / Piney

Pinecreek / Piney at Minnesota Highway 89 and Manitoba Highway 89

This is the least used border crossing in Minnesota and in the bottom 10 for the entire U.S. Canadian border. This is farm country and the township of Pinecreek is unincorporated and sparsely populated. The U.S. port averages less than 25 vehicles per day so there are rarely any border lineups. This is also home to the Piney Pinecreek Border Airport, which is one of three small airports that feature international runways. Small aircraft can land at this airport from either country, be inspected by officers from the other country, and if admitted, continue to fly into the other country. The airport serves approximately 250 small planes per month, bringing tourists, hunters and fishermen to the region.

Before heading to the border, be sure to also review our information on the going through customs and required documentation.

Picture of the Pinecreek and Piney Border Crossing

Pinecreek and Piney Bordercrossing

Pinecreek / Piney Port Information

  • The U.S. port of Pinecreek is open 9 am to 5 pm EST, 7 days per week
  • The Canadian port of Piney is open from 9 am to 10 pm, 7 days per week
  • Commercial Services at Pinecreek and Piney are available only M-F with more limited hours. Call the border office for more information at the numbers listed below.
  • This is a Class A U.S. port which means it is a designated port for all aliens. Foreign nationals entering the U.S. should use Class A Ports of Entry.
  • The Canadian port of Piney is a Designated Export Office (EXPORT)

Travel Tips for the Pinecreek / Piney Border Crossing

  • Pinecreek is a remote, unincorporated community with few services. There is no gas station, hospital, or restaurant that travelers in tow and the nearest city with these services is Roseau, Minnesota.
  • Similiarly, Piney, Manitoba is also very remote so plan your stops accordingly.
  • Minnesota utilizes the 511 Traveler Information system where you can receive up-to-date, location-specific road and weather information on any highway in the state. You simply dial “511″ from any phone to reach this system and then enter the highway number for incident reports. The 511 out-of-state phone number is: (800) 542-0220.
  • Port GPS Coordinates – Longitude and Latitude: 49°N 95.978172°W

Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Pinecreek and Piney

  • The U.S. Port at Pinecreek is located at 41937 State Hwy 89, Roseau, MN 56751.  You can call them at (218) 463-1952.  This is U.S. port # 3425.
  • This is Canadian port number 517. To contact Canadian Customs at Piney or other border patrol services at this port call the Canadian Border Information Service (BIS) which can answer your questions or transfer you directly to the Canadian port.

Current Road Conditions in Minnesota and Manitoba around the Pinecreek and Piney Ports


Current Weather at Pinecreek / Piney Border Crossing
We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of Minnesota and the Province of Manitoba. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.

Location and Traffic Map for the Pinecreek and Piney Ports of Entry

To view Current Traffic Conditions at this border crossing, select “View Larger Map” and turn on the traffic layer.

Webcam Showing Road Conditions Near the Pinecreek Border Crossing

These are the nearest webcams to the the port of entry. You will likely need to refresh your browser to see a current webcam image.

Webcam showing Minnesota Highway 11 near the city of Badger

Minnesota Highway 11 near the city of Badger south of the border.