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Kooskia, Idaho: Folk Art White Elk

Ghost white, bigger than life, built by someone named HarV. Stood atop the Western Motor Inn since March 2009. When the motel was torn down in June 2022, the elk was moved to this spot.

117 Little Smith Creek Rd, Kooskia, ID
From Kooskia drive east on US-12 for 15.5 miles. On the left.
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Elk Sculpture

The elk sculpture has been moved to Syringa -- on Hwy 12 somewhere.

[Debra Jane Seltzer, 03/18/2023]

The elk, built by someone named HarV, was rescued by two locals who moved it to their property east of Kooskia. They want it kept in the public eye.

White elk statue.

White Elk Sculpture

You can rent the room under the elk and stay for the night! The owners paid a local guy to make this giant Elk back in 2008.

[Lara, 03/25/2012]

White elk.

White Elk Sculpture

On our way to Montana we came across this weird sculpture of an elk on the roof of a building in the town of Kooskia, Idaho. I'm sure there is a story involved in this sculpture but we weren't in the town long enough to find out what it is -- maybe next time.

[Doug Lidz, 08/15/2009]

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