Joshua Tree, California: Big Josh: Cowboy Muffler Man

Formerly of Mecca, California, the fiberglass cowboy giant (with Bunyan beard) was sold in May 2017, moved to Joshua Tree February 2018 -- where he was christened Big Josh.

The Station

61943 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
The Station. 29 Palms Hwy and El Reposo St.
213-804-7894 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Cowboy Muffler Man Josh.

Big Josh: Cowboy Muffler Man

If you can make it while the shop is open, it's worth the stop inside. Amazing local art and unique gifts.

[Jeremy Lucido, 05/07/2021]

Cowboy Muffler Man.

Big Josh: Muffler Man

The Joshua Tree Muffler Man is dressed like a cowboy and stands outside of a small shop. Very good condition.

[Mike Sandoval, 04/05/2021]

Big Josh in Halloween costume.

Big Josh: Muffler Man

Big Josh at The Station is all decked out for Halloween.

[S Winston, 10/30/2019]

If vampires were as big as Big Josh, the only necks big enough for their fangs would belong to other Muffler Men.

Cowboy Muffler Man.

Big Josh: Muffler Man

Big Josh the Muffler Man is on Route 62 in Joshua Tree.

[Jody, 08/04/2019]

This was formerly a nameless, headless Muffler Man elsewhere in California. He was given a head in 2014 and a name in 2018.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Big Josh of Joshua Tree stands at a renovated 1949 service station. The souvenir/coffee shop is called The Station. Big Josh is the cowboy who formerly stood in Mecca, California.

[Steve Halterman, 07/03/2018]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Beauty Bubble Hair and Beauty Museum and SalonBeauty Bubble Hair and Beauty Museum and Salon, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
World Famous Crochet MuseumWorld Famous Crochet Museum, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
Murtle The TurtleMurtle The Turtle, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Ruby Montana's Coral Sands Inn, Palm Springs, CA - 24 mi.

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