Steele, North Dakota: World's Largest Sandhill Crane

Made of metal, but looks like the real, if giant, thing. Named "Sandy," it is 40-ft. high.

Lone Steer Motel Restaurant Lounge

615 Mitchell Ave. N, Steele, ND
Lone Steer Motel Restaurant Lounge, Just south of I-94 exit 200.
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Giant crane. Giant Sandhill Crane

Super cool, Giant Crane, worth every mile!

[Connie from Seattle, 09/09/2013]

The 40-foot-tall crane first appeared in 2000, and is among North Dakota's many giant roadside animals.

World's Largest Sandhill Crane

To get to this statue you'll need to drive over a bumpy gravel drive filled with construction debris, but it's worth it!

[L. Bray, 07/12/2013]
Sandhill Crane. World's Largest Sandhill Crane

Here is a more recent view of the World's Largest Sandhill Crane.

[Mike Peters, 12/15/2008]
Sandhill Crane World's Largest Sandhill Crane

At the Lone Steer hotel-restaurant.

[S. White, 06/11/2000]
Giant Whooping Crane

A giant metal whooping crane was recently erected just off I-94. It is located between the World's Largest Holstein in New Salem, ND, and the World's Largest Buffalo in Jamestown, ND. The whooping crane is actually quite artful and neat to look at from the road.

[Fritzag, 06/10/2000]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Dinosaurs On The PrairieDinosaurs On The Prairie, Napoleon, ND - 26 mi.
North Dakota Hall of FameNorth Dakota Hall of Fame, Bismarck, ND - 41 mi.
Big Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea FiguresBig Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea Figures, Bismarck, ND - 43 mi.
In the region:
Cup House, Fort Rice, ND - 42 mi.

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