Pinecreek – Piney Border Crossing

Pinecreek - Piney border crossing

Pinecreek – Piney border crossing

The Pinecreek – Piney border crossing is the least traveled port of entry in the state of Minnesota. It is estimated that less than 25 vehicles pass through the crossing daily. Despite being a remote area, the Pinecreek MN border crossing also has an airport. The airport is the only one in the US that has a paved runway that extends past an international boundary. Several other airports do straddle the boundary line, but these “extensions” are either ramps or grass landing strips.

 

Hours of Operations & Wait Times

The US port of entry is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm (CST). The Canadian port of entry, on the other hand, is open to passenger vehicles daily from 9 am to 10 pm and to commercial vehicles on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

As the least busiest port of entry in Minnesota, travelers won’t have to worry about delays when passing through the Pinecreek – Piney border crossing. Travelers who want to get current updates on border wait times can download the CBP Border Wait Times app on Google Play or iTunes or the CanBorder app.

Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Find more about Weather in Pinecreek, MN

The Pinecreek – Piney border crossing is a port of entry surrounded by farmland, with rarely any vehicles passing through. Travelers who want to make sure that traffic stays light and road conditions are good along the highways near this border crossing can check Minnesota’s online interactive map or call the travel information hotline by dialing 511. Manitoba provides similar services to travelers driving in the province. You can check the interactive map or call Manitoba’s 511 hotline to get up-to-date reports on traffic and road incidents in the area.

 

Contact & Directions for Your Trip

Travelers who want to get more information about the Pinecreek – Piney border crossing can get in touch with the customs officials at this port of entry using the numbers posted below. To pass through this crossing, travelers can use the map and directions below as a guide.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
From the US, drive north on US Highway 89 until you reach the US-Canada border. From Manitoba, follow the Manitoba Highway 89 south until you reach Piney and border station.

Address & Phone Numbers

U.S.A 

  • U.S.: 41937 State Hwy 89, Roseau, MN 56751
  • US Customs: (218) 463-1952

Canada

  • Canada: Manitoba Highway 89, Piney MB R0A 1K0
  • Canadian Customs: (204) 423-2153

Things to Know About the Pinecreek – Piney Border Crossing:

  • Pinecreek is a remote, unincorporated community that offers minimal services. There is no gas station, hospital, or restaurant that travelers can go to. The nearest place that has these services is the city of Roseau, MN.
  • Piney, Manitoba also has limited services, so it’s best to gas up and pack an emergency road kit before heading to this border crossing.

Links of Interest

Recent News & Updates about Pinecreek – Piney Border Crossing

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