Seattle, Washington: The Fremont Troll

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Address:
N 36th St., Seattle, WA
Directions:
Under the Aurora Ave. Bridge -- sometimes called the George Washington Bridge -- at N. 36th Street. Counterintuitively, the Fremont Troll is not under the nearby Fremont bridge.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Troll.

The Fremont Troll

A giant concrete troll has been lurking under the north end of the Aurora bridge and snacking on children and cars since 1990.

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Seattle, Washington - Vandals Spray Seattleā€™s Troll
Fremont Troll: Trolls don't get much respect, even on their best days. Now the giant Fremont Troll has suffered the indignity of being painted by vandals. [04/08/2009] Complete Story...

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Troll.

The Fremont Troll

Hard to find parking near the Troll, but neat to see.

[Sam, 04/06/2018]

Troll.

The Fremont Troll

The area under the bridge is under construction, but the Troll is still easily accessible.

[Hilary Williams, 08/24/2011]
Bridge Troll Crushing VW Bug

The VW bug originally had a California license plate and contained a time-capsule with Elvis memorabilia, but because of vandalism the former was stolen and the latter had to be removed.

[Ted Stern, 07/26/1999]

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