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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.
F, Sa, Su, M 10-5
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Muffler Man and Chuck Wagon ride.

Big Josh: Cowboy Muffler Man

Muffler Man are singularly dazzling when spotted in the distance along a highway. But the discerning big guy spotter knows to pull over, snap photos... and walk around in search of other quirky items attached to the landscape. The chuckwagon kiddie ride is behind a row of empty gas cans next to the garbage pails.

[Gail Archibald, 10/30/2022]

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.

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:
Outdoor Collection of Vintage Neon Signs, Twentynine Palms, CA - 14 mi.

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