Oacoma, South Dakota: Al's Oasis - Big Buffalo

Double or triple the size of a real buffalo. Al's is a would-be Wall Drug of souvenir shops and cafes.
1000 E Hwy 16, Oacoma, SD
I-90 exit 260, turn north, then right on Hwy 248.
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Al's Oasis - Big Buffalo

I had never been out to South Dakota, so when I heard there was a giant buffalo statue, I had to stop. It is what you see. Still a great place to stretch your legs and get a famous snapshot.

[Pam Murack, 07/27/2014]

Al's buffalo is just impressive enough to pull off for a snapshot. But if ever in NORTH Dakota, check out the World's Largest Buffalo, which would scare Al's little snorter right off the prairie.

Big buffalo.

Giant Buffalo - Al's Oasis

As for the giant buffalo - there are actually three. Two are life size, and the third is double or triple the size of a real buffalo.

[Joe Desiderio, 07/05/2002]

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