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Saugus, Massachusetts: Famous Orange Dinosaur

A pudgy, safety-orange T-rex whose face appears to have been inspired by Bob Hope. It was part of a mini-golf that closed in Sep. 2016. The developer who bought the property has pledged to keep the dinosaur.

1575 Broadway, Saugus, MA
On southbound US Hwy 1/Broadway just south of Collins Ave. The dinosaur stands right next to the highway, but it's impossible to pull off at that spot.
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Famous Orange Dinosaur

The mini golf course, batting cages, and ice cream stand have been demolished for a new condo development project. The dinosaur is still there, and will be preserved on site in the exact same spot as a Rte. 1 landmark.

[Nick, 12/28/2016]

Orange dinosaur.

Famous Orange Dinosaur

Part of a mini-golf course (with other fiberglass animals, although none as big as this one), ice cream stand and batting cages in same location. Can walk close to it without going through the golf course. On the southbound side of Rte 1.

[Carlee, 09/01/2015]

Orange dinosaur.

Orange Dinosaur

I read the RA news story that the orange dinosaur was destroyed by vandals. Well, he's up and happy again, along with a green dino pal. Other weird and wacky fiberglass creatures fill the mini golf spot on Route 1. Along with these creatures on Route 1, there are many other attractions.

[Jill V., 07/07/2007]
Orange Dino Falls in Saugus

A garish landmark dinosaur along Route 1 in Saugus, Massachusetts was damaged last Thursday night/Friday morning when vandals managed to tip it over, breaking the statue at the ankles. The orange fiberglass Tyrannosaurus Rex is over 12 feet tall, and is well known as part of the Saugus continuum of roadside horrors.


[04/10/2007] Complete News Story

Orange Dinosaur

You left out the Orange Dinosaur in Saugus/Malden Massachusetts on Rt. 1 South. This Orange Dinosaur is in a mini golf course and is actually protected as a National Landmark.

[Tom, 07/08/2001]

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