The menacing Hodag at the Chamber of Commerce.
The menacing Hodag at the Chamber of Commerce.

Trademarked Hodag Statue

Field review by the editors.

Rhinelander, Wisconsin

The Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce, still at the forefront of monster marketing, has unveiled its own copyrighted and trademarked Hodag statue on the front lawn of its building.

Larger than life, with features softened to be more friendly than fearsome, it represents a considerable civic investment and one that we hope other monster-besieged towns will imitate -- even if this Hodag does look more like a misunderstood, ugly-yet-lovable beast from a Disney film, rather than something that you'd blow up with dynamite.

Also see: Home of the Hodag | Creatures Guide: Hodag

Trademarked Hodag Statue

Business US Hwy 8, Rhinelander, WI
Outside the Chamber of Commerce. Southwest end of town. On Business US 8, a block west of intersection with Hwy 47.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Nearby Offbeat Places

Home of the HodagHome of the Hodag, Rhinelander, WI - < 1 mi.
Hodag CowboyHodag Cowboy, Rhinelander, WI - 2 mi.
Rhinelapus: Tree Root Monster Rival to The HodagRhinelapus: Tree Root Monster Rival to The Hodag, Monico, WI - 13 mi.
In the region:
World's Largest Soup Kettle, Laona, WI - 37 mi.

More Quirky Attractions in Wisconsin

Stories, reports and tips on tourist attractions and odd sights in Wisconsin.

Explore Thousands of Unique Roadside Landmarks!

Strange and amusing destinations in the US and Canada are our specialty. Start here.
Use's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

February 27, 2015

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Wisconsin Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

The Great Mouse Invasion - West Kern Oil Museum, Taft, California (Feb 23-Mar 1, 2015)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now