Hill City, Minnesota: Big Bear StatueThe 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.
- 172 US Hwy 169, Hill City, MN
- 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.
Visitor Tips and News About Big 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.