San Luis Obispo, California: Bubble Gum Alley

The alley has attracted gum wads since the 1960s.
Address:
Garden St., San Luis Obispo, CA
Directions:
An alley between 733 and 734 Higuera St. in downtown San Luis Obispo, just North of Broad St.
RA Rates:
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Gum wall.

Bubble Gum Alley

Could not believe my eyes -- chewed gum on both sides of the wall, and on the floor (a little sticky). Something different to see. Parking was a little hard but we did go at lunch time, so that is to be expected.

[Leslie H-S, 02/18/2017]
Bubble Gum Alley

The alley is quite narrow. I suggest walking to the end and exiting, rather than exiting where you entered. Great detour!

[Camille, 06/03/2016]

Gum Wall.

Bubble Gum Alley

"Folk-Art took a wrong turn here!" ... Look for the dentures embedded in gum!

[Imperialjoe, 08/29/2014]
Bubble Gum Alley

There's a gum ball machine right next door for those who'd like to contribute.

[Rebecca, 06/06/2012]

Wall of gum.

Bubble Gum Alley

Very popular and disgusting!

[Sydney Harter, 08/17/2010]

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In the region:
Earthquake Capital of the World, Parkfield, CA - 44 mi.

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