Steele, North Dakota: World's Largest Sandhill CraneMade 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.
Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest 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.
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]
Here is a more recent view of the World's Largest Sandhill Crane.[Mike Peters, 12/15/2008]
At the Lone Steer hotel-restaurant.[S. White, 06/11/2000]
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]