Vining, Minnesota: Nyberg Sculpture ParkCollection of fun, big artworks by local sculptor Ken Nyberg, whose daughter was a Space Shuttle astronaut. Make sure you sign the guest book at the adjacent Big Foot Gas Station.
Visitor Tips and News About Nyberg Sculpture Park
Vining Sculpture Park
An artist/welder by the last name Nyberg has created some interesting sculptures, mostly from scrap metal, including an elephant made completely from lawnmower blades, a giant clothespin, a lunar landing scene... The local cafe makes good pies.[Dave LeVasseur, 09/12/2005]
Mysterious Mug Sculpture
Mysterious mug. Part of a roadside sculpture series that includes an amputated leg and a large pair of pliers crushing a bug. MN Hwy 210 within the city limits of Vining, within 1/8 block of the hwy.[Bob Arens, 03/14/2000]
Nyberg Sculpture Park
Big Foot Gas and Grocery
- 6001 E. Front St., Vining, MN
- On the east end of town, on the south side of Hwy 210, next to Big Foot Gas and Grocery. To visit sculptor Ken Nyberg's workshop, drive four blocks west on Hwy 210. When you see the Big Foot sculpture on the left, turn right onto 457th Ave. Drive north 1.5 miles. You'll see the workshop on the right, with more sculptures out front.
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour