Alamogordo, New Mexico: World's Largest Pistachio Nut

30 feet tall, and painted in bright colors not seen in other giant nuts.

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World's Largest Pistachio Sculpture

Giant pistachio nut, 30 ft. high, on Hwy 54 between Alamogordo and Tularosa NM. Sculpture built by Bar M Construction contains 5 yards of concrete and is covered by about 35 gallons of paint. Anchored by thick concrete 4-ft in diameter and 9 ft down.

Plaque at base honors the founder of Tree Farm, the late Tom MCGinn, who loved visiting roadside attractions or Americana, as he called it. There's a gift shop.

[Irma Roth, 05/24/2009]

Giant pistachio nut.

World's Largest Pistachio Nut

North of Alamogordo, NM sits a huge Pistachio Nut on the west side of the road. It is in front of McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch and you can't miss it as you drive by.

[Scott Sharick, 12/15/2008]

World's Largest Pistachio Nut

McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch

Address:
7320 US Hwy 54-70, Alamogordo, NM
Directions:
McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch. West side of US Hwy 54/70 roughly midway (five miles) between US Hwy 70 in Tularosa and US Hwy 82 in Alamogordo.
Phone:
575-437-0602
RA Rates:
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