University Park, Illinois: Exhausted Paul Bunyan Team Field Report

1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL
On the campus of Governors State University. I-57 exit 335. Drive east on Monee Manhattan Rd until it ends. Turn left onto Hwy 50/Governors Hwy. Drive north two miles. Turn right at the blinking light onto Stuenkel Rd, then turn right on University Pkwy and onto campus. You'll soon see Bunyan on the left; drive a little further, park in the lots on the left, then follow the paths to the sculpture.
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Exhausted Paul Bunyan
Officially titled "Paul 2006," this weary, sag-shouldered, 25-foot-tall Bunyan was created by an artist who later built a giant eyeball in St. Louis. Report... [04/18/2012]

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Tired Bunyan.

Exhausted Paul Bunyan

Construction part of the way in. Saddest Paul Bunyan I've ever seen. Being from Wisconsin, he has always been a hero. He looks defeated.

[Redlee, 07/23/2016]

Exhausted Paul Bunyan.

Exhausted Paul Bunyan

Poor Paul!

[Eliza, 10/23/2015]

Looks like he's almost done clearing all of the trees.

Exhausted Bunyan.

Exhausted Paul Bunyan

Awesome attraction -- free, easy to get to and park and definitely worth the drive!

[Katie and Brendan, 01/01/2014]

Bunyan statue.

Exhausted Paul Bunyan

You may not see it right away, but continue to follow the drive around campus...and you can't miss him! Great stop....there are a lot of other beautiful large sculptures on campus as well!

[Michele, 11/17/2013]

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