Papa Burger on his back.

Front Yard Papa Burger

Field review by the editors.

Avondale, Colorado

On a lightly-traveled rural road, a 1960s A&W Papa Burger statue keeps what must be a lonely vigil. By 2012 his eyes, nose, and mouth had been retouched with what appeared to be sprayed-on paint; his clothing was scuffed; and he was missing his giant burger and root beer mug. Last reported at this spot in 2022, on his back, faded paint from a Santa suit makeover, and still without his burger and mug.

Also see: The A&W Burger Family

Front Yard Papa Burger

Address:
48847 Forest Park Rd, Avondale, CO
Directions:
Take US-50 BUS into Avondale. Turn south at the gas station (no stoplight) onto Avondale Blvd. Drive south a half-mile. Turn left onto Forest Park Rd. Drive about a half-mile. Papa Burger will be on the left, standing in front of a house.
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