Albuquerque, New Mexico: Giant Rattlesnake in the Median

Large rock sculpture of a diamondback rattlesnake undulates along the median of University Blvd.
University Blvd, Albuquerque, NM
South edge of the city. I-25 exit 220. Drive east on Hwy 500/Rio Bravo Blvd SE. Turn right at the stoplight onto University Blvd SE. You'll see the Rattlesnake ahead, in the highway median.
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Giant Rattlesnake in the Median

The Giant Rattlesnake is not as easy to find as you might think. It's big and neat but never just where you think it should be. It's one of the coolest things in town.

[cindy mcginnis, 06/10/2017]

Snake in Median.

400 ft. Rattlesnake in the Median

This huge rock sculpture of a diamondback rattlesnake is just 0.2 mi off I-25. It snakes along the median of University Blvd for about 400 feet. You can take the freeway exit, drive along the snake, make a U turn, and return to the freeway in just a few minutes. Well worth the diversion.

[Wm Breiland, 04/25/2011]

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