Baker, California: Alien Fresh Jerky

Extraterrestrial dried meat -- alien or human? Worth a look at the bug-eyed outdoor decorations.

72242 Baker Blvd, Baker, CA
Near I-15, Exit 246. Death Valley Rd north to 1st right on I-15 Business.
M-F 8 am - 8 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Alien Fresh Jerky sign.

Alien Fresh Jerky

Such a cool place to stop and see. Can't wait for the next trip. The hotel is under construction.

[Shayna H, 07/25/2021]

The hotel project was likely impacted by the Pandemic; we look forward to its completion!

Alien Fresh Jerky.

Alien: Fresh And Cheesy But Fun

They only have one flavor of turkey and no other non-beef options. Whiskey beef is tastiest! Had five flavors to taste. Lots of nonsense candies and the typical small town store supply of custom-branded sauces all made by the same company somewhere. Was a great excuse to stretch the legs but we won't stop next time.

[Gill, 08/14/2019]

Alien Fresh Jerky.

Alien Fresh Jerky

This place changes every time I'm here. I love how unique the Alien Fresh Jerky building is! It's like a space ship.

[Stephanie Charles, 07/02/2019]

Alien street light.

Alien Fresh Jerky - Saucer Lights

Looks like they added some fancy parking lot lights and were doing some work on the UFO-themed hotel.

[Jay Kirby, 05/23/2015]

Alien road trip.

Alien Fresh Jerky

Well, this explains the space alien/cow mutilation correlation.

On the weary I-15 stretch between LA and Vegas, and in the middle of the three mile-long truck-stop known as Baker, a brilliantly themed roadside jerky stand/shop beckons. $8 gets you a 4-ounce bag of dried goodness, or an Andrew Jackson buys you three bags(tax-free, out-the-door!). Alien Jerky offers several different degrees of ass-burning heat levels and flavors to choose from! And to aid in making the right purchase, they have a self-serve, "sample" counter. Mmmm! (use the tongs). Don't do bovine? Game jerky is your alternative. Critters include: turkey, buffalo, ostrich, alligator, and I think I even saw some salmon.

Filling up the rest of the shop is overpriced alien candy, snacks, gimmicky sodas, and energy drinks. And a lot of souvenirs capitalizing on that familiar image of the small-gray alien with the big head.

[Imperialjoe, 07/20/2014]

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