Akeley, Minnesota: World's Largest Paul Bunyan

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Address:
112 Broadway St. W., Akeley, MN
Directions:
North side of Hwy 34, on the west end of town.
Admission:
Free
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Paul Bunyan.

World's Largest Paul Bunyan

Many towns in the Great Lakes region have Paul Bunyan statues. But only Akeley's Bunyan has dropped to one knee to let visitors perch in his mighty palm.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/05/2016]

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Paul Bunyan.

World's Largest Paul Bunyan

Pretty unique spot. Fantastic for photos. Also has restrooms if you're on a road trip.

[Jake, 06/11/2021]

Bunyan statue.

World's Largest Paul Bunyan

Free parking. Picnic tables are available, so bring along a lunch/snack. There is a free Paul Bunyan museum, but it is not open until 4 pm. A handy selfie phone holder is in front of the statue to do timed photos.

[Derek, 08/25/2019]

Bunyan statue.

World's Largest Paul Bunyan

Great photo op. Nice looking Bunyan.

[peaceandchaos, 11/21/2017]

Friendly Paul welcomes all visitors, even those who spill over from his outstretched hand onto his boot and ax.

Bunyan's cradle.

World's Largest Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan's cradle is located next to his statue in Akeley. It could easily hold a dozen people.

[LamFam, 06/17/2017]

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In the region:
Paul Bunyan's Guest House, Walker, MN - 15 mi.

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