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Mancos, Colorado: Sculptures of Dave Sipe

The display varies, but the yard is usually populated with large, recognizable inhabitants that range from the Statue of Liberty to the Grinch. Sculpted by Dave Sipe, who lives there and welcomes visitors.

7763 Road 38, Mancos, CO
Four miles west of town, on the south side of US 160, just west of the teepees and giant arrows. Turn south onto CR 38, then right into the driveway.
Call to see if Dave will be home. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Folk art wood statues.

Wood Folk Art Statues

Right on the highway -- easy access. Great stop on the way to Mesa Verde National Park. Very unique!

[madmonkey, 07/27/2012]

Folk Art.

Wood Folk Art Statues

There are some really fun wood statues and totems here. The owners are friendly and enjoy visitors!

[deb, 07/12/2010]

Art Studio figures.

Wood Carved Statues

While zipping down to Mesa Verde, I passed this place on highway 160. My curiosity overcame me and I was greeted by friendly wooden figures as I pulled into the gravel driveway. The same courtesy was given by the co-owners, Dave and Nancy. They have been doing this work for more than a couple of years and have churned out everything from the standard fare (wooden bears, vultures etc.) to the more unique (Navajo jesters, doctors of sacrifice, and a bullfrog catching a fly, etc.). Ask Dave about his opinion on the current war -- that will get him going. Unfortunately no Bigfoot seen.

[DrBigFootHunter, 05/31/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Giant ArrowsGiant Arrows, Mancos, CO - < 1 mi.
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