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Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox Statues

15500 Highway 101 N, Klamath, California 95548 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Open Now
Mon 12a-11:59p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • No Public
    Restrooms
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“Kitschy roadside statues Paul Bunyan & Blue!”

Come to Klamath and experience this 49-foot-tall statue of Paul Bunyan and the 35-foot-tall Babe the Blue Ox, both of which are visible from Highway 101. Constructed largely of wooden beams, chicken wire and stucco, the current Babe was built in 1950 and the current Bunyan was built in 1961. The original Bunyan was built in 1946 but was destroyed by rain that winter. In late 2007, the 1000-pound, 9-foot-wide head of Babe fell to the ground as a result of rotting materials damaged from rain. The head has since been replaced.

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Reviewed by
jeremiah.holder

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
September 05, 2013

I think there are many of these floating around. It must have been some kind of tourist trend in the 50's or something. There is another one up in the northwest corner of California (near Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park if memory serves).

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Reviewed by
cardarella

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
August 29, 2013

yeah... this one is definitely in Bemidji, Minnesota, and not Northern California.

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Reviewed by
Jessopia

  • 8 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 08, 2018
Rated 5.0

I loved this stop! It was super busy and very kitschy but entertaining. The gift shop was superb, the free museum was top notch and the kids got ice cream and a pick tire with Paul. There was ample parking for our big rig and tow car. We didn’t do the trees of mystery ride because it was expensive and we felt like we got enough close encounters with the giants on the scenic highway and through the avenue of the giants.

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Reviewed by
Mopar Miles

  • 41 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 05, 2017
Rated 4.0

Fun stop, pricey but well worth the money. Fun photo ops with Paul and Babe as he talks.

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Reviewed by
Mopar Miles

  • 41 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 05, 2017
Rated 4.0

Fun stop, pricey but well worth the money. Fun photo ops with Paul and Babe as he talks.

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Reviewed by
Mopar Miles

  • 41 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 05, 2017
Rated 4.0

Fun stop, pricey but well worth the money. Fun photo ops with Paul and Babe as he talks.

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Reviewed by
Eswfb

  • 6 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 21, 2016
Rated 5.0

A fun stop. A little expensive but worth it. Nicely kept trails and the ride on the gondola to the peak/viewpoint was nice!!

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Reviewed by
AaronAslin

  • 8 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 10, 2016
Rated 5.0

Such a great stop! I remember going here when I was a kid. We didn't ride the tram this time but did check out the museum of Indian artifacts from around the United States.

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Reviewed by
Anthony Arata

  • 61 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
June 07, 2016
Rated 4.0

Been here once on the drive through to Oregon. Worth a stop as its a cool amusement. But not much other than a couple really large statues

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Reviewed by
Gammaw08

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 21, 2015
Rated 3.0

It was a nice place to stop and very nice people. Gift shop and museum was great. We went in 2014.

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Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox Statues

15500 Highway 101 N
Klamath, California
95548 USA

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Open 24 hours today
  • Sun - Sat: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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