Hill City, Minnesota: Big Bear Statue

The ten-foot-tall, satisfyingly massive bear statue of Hill City has stood since 1985, when it was donated by a local hunting club. Not a scary, realistic bear.
Address:
172 US Hwy 169, Hill City, MN
Directions:
On the west side of US Hwy 169, just north of Lake Ave., in a little park in the middle of town. Set back a few hundred feet from the road; keep an eye out for it.
Admission:
Free
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Bear statue. Big Bear Statue

Right on the main thoroughfare in Hill City stands a 10-foot tall bear statue in a city park. The bear is standing on his hind legs with arms outstretched to get his paws on ya. [BS Meyer, 02/01/2013]

The bear of Hill City has stood since 1985, when it was donated by a local hunting club. It was recently restored with a new coat of paint and some patching cement.

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