Half Moon Bay, California: Dinosaurs of Spanish Town

Metal dinosaur statues stand along the highway in a display for Spanish Town.
Address:
501 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
Directions:
From Highway 101 in San Mateo, head west on Highway 92 until you reach the outskirts of Half Moon Bay. Dinosaurs on left.
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Dinosaur.

Dinosaurs of Spanish Town

Our favorite dinosaur was one who seemed to be fighting a losing battle with the Ice Plants and Orange Fencing.

[Pjamz5, 12/04/2018]

Rusting scrap metal dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs of Spanish Town

Huge dinosaur sculptures are arrayed in front of a set of shops (offering, among other things, nautical curiosities, vinyl records, and garden supplies) in "Spanish Town."

The statues don't appear to be the work of a local artisan, and most scrap metal dinosaurs produced these days come from Mexico. And they are for sale. But the size and quantity (about a dozen dinosaurs, along with a giraffe and a few other animals) makes this a worthwhile, free prehistoric attraction with lots of photo opportunities.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 06/25/2016]
Dinosaurs of Spanish Town

On narrow and winding Highway 92, heading west from San Mateo into Half Moon Bay, just before reaching the downtown area, is a place called Spanish Town. In front, along the highway, are a family of huge metal dinosaurs, rusting, but still in good condition. Spanish Town is home to several artists.

[Jan Norwood, 10/25/2005]

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