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World's Largest Watermelon

1765 E Main St, Green River, Utah 84525 USA

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“a slice of cool”

This giant wooden watermelon was built to help celebrate Green River, Utah's Watermelon Days festival,. The 1950s saw this 25 feet long slice of summer juiciness come to life, quite literally - it once housed a working motor (it's now broken) and was driven around town thanks to a hallowed inside where a driver could sit. Now, it's towed around. Still pretty darn cool, though.

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Reviewed by
IndieChick

  • 3 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
July 29, 2014
Rated 3.0

Good just for the fact that now I can say that I saw the World's Largest Watermelon! It was nice to be able to stop and take some pictures during the long ride. Also, got some great watermelon(FREE samples) from a place just down the road from he giant one. Overall pretty fun stop, but nothing to go out of your way for.

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Reviewed by
cnaef56

  • 7 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
September 22, 2015
Rated 3.0

It's still there. We drove clear thru town and almost missed it but there it was parked outside the teen center

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Stephen Rees

  • Road Warrior
  • 273 Reviews
  • 286 Helpful
September 26, 2014
Rated 3.0

Found the World's Largest Watermelon outside the Green River police station. Since the wooden statue is on wheels, it moves around from time to time, so you have to be willing to explore Green River a little bit for this photo-op. While in Green River be sure and grab a watermelon of your own--the desert climate is ideal for growing watermelons, and the ones in Green River are some of the most delicious watermelons I've ever had.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Jayhawk88

  • 3 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 25, 2014

we found the elusive watermelon. it is parked at the museum on one end of town. So worth it :)

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
zackary.taylor.988

  • 6 Reviews
  • 8 Helpful
August 11, 2014

Couldn't find it :(

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
BrookeBurnham

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 27, 2014
Rated 2.0

Eh. Good distraction for kiddos on a long road trip. Otherwise...

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
sabrina.franks

  • 8 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 06, 2014

You have to look for it! Kinda cool but not overwhelmingly large. Good pit stop.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
A. Crews

  • 55 Reviews
  • 85 Helpful
March 21, 2014

Stored at the Powell museum when not in use the museum is located on E Main Street next to the comfort inn.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
The Jacques Family

  • 30 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
November 08, 2020

We love seeing the “worlds largest”… anything! Because it’s on wheels, they move it around town. Right now it is at the Loves gas station.

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Reviewed by
rdtrippiners

  • 13 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 04, 2020

We found it and the kids thought it was a cool. We love seeing stuff like this on road trips.

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World's Largest Watermelon

1765 E Main St
Green River, Utah
84525 USA

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