Amargosa Valley, Nevada: Big Bovine of the Desert

Large fiberglass cow, which you wouldn't expect to see in the desert unless there's a casino involved -- which there is. High "steaks" poker, anyone?

Longstreet Inn and Casino

Address:
4400 South Hwy 373, Amargosa Valley, NV
Directions:
Highway 373 Nevada (just across California border and start of CA Hwy 127) next to Longstreet Inn and Casino and RV resort.
Admission:
Free.
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Big Bovine of the Desert

I was told by the manager of the Amargosa Hotel that this was built after a real cow named Herman (I think she said Herman), who lived in their petting zoo nearby. When he died, they built this as a tribute to his memory. Maybe it's a desert tale, but as good as any! Go ahead and gas up and check out the petting zoo near the front of the casino. Right now there's a water buffalo!

[Sanbotical, 12/08/2021]
Big Bovine of the Desert

She's standing there in total bovine indifference. And she's looking great! Super photo op, especially with the windmill next to her.

[Casaflamingo. (Tim O'Brien), 03/31/2017]

Big cow.

Big Bovine of the Desert

The Big Bovine is next to a casino on Nevada 373, not far from the state line with California.

[Marie J., 02/24/2015]

Attention California gamblers: If you've ended up way out here instead of Las Vegas, it might be wise to get out of the heat for a bit.

Cow.

Big Bovine

Large cow as you cross from CA into NV on hwy 373 next to a casino (Longstreet Inn and Casino). The cross street is Nye Rd.

[S Winston, 10/29/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Amargosa Opera HouseAmargosa Opera House, Death Valley Junction, CA - 8 mi.
World's Largest FirecrackerWorld's Largest Firecracker, Amargosa Valley, NV - 16 mi.
CoffinwoodCoffinwood, Pahrump, NV - 22 mi.
In the region:
Last Supper and Giant Pink Woman, Rhyolite, NV - 40 mi.

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