Gila Bend, Arizona: Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake, Gila Monster

Made of welded sheet metal, which makes the dinosaur look like a robot.
Address:
942 E Pima St., Gila Bend, AZ
Directions:
From Interstate 8, take the Butterfield Trail off-ramp. Go north about 2.5 miles. Highway 85 at Highway 10 intersection.
Hours:
Daylight hours.
Admission:
Free.
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Snake and dinosaur.

Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake, Gila Monster

I didn't see the cactus, just the dinosaur and snake. Both have been painted an undesirable shade of brown...looks like to cover graffiti?

[CS, 05/08/2016]

Gila Bend snake.

Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake, Gila Monster

The snake is in good shape now.

[Kat, 05/18/2012]

Broken snake.

Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake, Gila Monster

Snake is either broken or going through a crisis.

[Mike, 05/01/2011]

Dinosaur statue.

Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake, Gila Monster

At the edge of the road is a dinosaur, saguaro cactus, giant rattlesnake and a gila monster statue in the front of a gas station/Subway restaurant. Wanting a little shade on a 110 degree day, my grandson found some - under the dino!

[Pauline Schoeneman, 07/04/2006]

Snake sculpture.

Dinosaur, Cactus, Snake

Gila Bend is a very small town along Interstate 8 in Arizona. Downtown, which is just a few blocks long, boasts a huge metal dinosaur sculpture, along with a towering rattlesnake and cactus. The three sculptures sit alongside the main road through town. Just down the street is the Space Age Cafe, part of the Best Western Hotel chain.

[Jan Norwood, 10/25/2005]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Stovall's Space Age LodgeStovall's Space Age Lodge, Gila Bend, AZ - < 1 mi.
9/11 Memorial - Beam9/11 Memorial - Beam, Gila Bend, AZ - < 1 mi.
Gila Bend Welcome SignGila Bend Welcome Sign, Gila Bend, AZ - 2 mi.
In the region:
Upside-Down Pyramid, Tempe, AZ - 55 mi.

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