North Dakota's Larger Than Life Sculptures
Have you ever seen a 38-foot-tall cow? How about a 26-foot-tall buffalo? You can see these giants in New Salem and Jamestown, and much more scattered throughout North Dakota. Take a memorable drive down the Enchanted Highway, a 30-mile stretch dotted with giant metal sculptures. Or make a side trip to check out Wee’l Turtle, Wally the Walleye or Sandy the Sandhill Crane.
Don't miss these Larger Than Life sculptures scattered throughout North Dakota:
Wee'l Turtle: In Dunseith, you’ll find the Wee'l Turtle, a huge artistic work that is truly a one-of-a-kind. Constructed of more than 2,000 wheels painted green, it is a must-see tourist attraction.
Tommy Turtle: The world's largest snowmobile-riding turtle in Bottineau is a tribute to the area's excellent winter activities.
Wally the Walleye: The world's largest walleye.
Wheat Monument: A permanent tribute in Williston to progress made from pioneer days to present day. The monument to agriculture rises 35 feet and black granite panels are made from same stone used in Viet Nam Memorial.
Enchanted Highway: The Enchanted Highway features the world's largest metal sculptures produced by artist Gary Greff.
Wahpper the Catfish: The world's largest catfish is in Wahpeton in southeastern North Dakota.
Salem Sue: The world's largest holstein cow stands above the town of New Salem and looks out over I-94 and the many dairy farms in the area.
Sandy: The world's largest sandhill crane in Steele honors the great birding in the Central Flyway.
World's Largest Buffalo: Dakota Thunder, a 60-ton concrete tribute to the buffalo, watches over the Frontier Village and the city of Jamestown.
Seaman the Dog: Click here to view Meriwether Lewis' dog. Seaman escorted the Corps of Discovery to the Pacific Ocean.
Rusty the Turtle: The two-ton turtle gteet visitors to Turtle Lake.
Viking Statue: 25-foot-tall Viking overlooks the small town of Fort Ransom.
Northern Lights Tower: This 88 1/2-foot-tall illuminated steel structure, coated with multi-colored shades of metalic paint, is dedicated to one of Northern Plains' most stunning natural phenomena, the spectacular Northern Lights.
Zombie Golf Giant: Click here to view "Big Gene," a 15-foot-tall guardian at the Garrison Golf Course.