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Altoona, Iowa: Moai Dude: Chill Easter Island Head

An Easter Island head made of rusted steel, 11 feet tall, with a satisfied, surfer-dude grin. Created by John Brommel, 2013. In a playground.

3rd Ave. SW, Altoona, IA
South edge of town. In a little park on the west side of 3rd Ave. SW, just north of its intersection with 24th St. SW. Two blocks west of 1st Ave. S, which is I-80 exit 143.
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Moai Dude: Laid-Back Easter Island Head

Very nice artwork, but on a playground in a fancy subdivision, so the stay-at-home-moms will give you a hard stare-down when you show up to their playground trying to take a picture...

[Patrice, 10/08/2018]

Easter Island Head.

Moai Dude: Laid-Back Easter Island Head

In a luxury townhouse community children's park. Lots of kids/moms when I stopped.

[Patrice, 08/21/2018]
Moai Dude: Laid-Back Easter Island Head

This is in a great park if you have kids 2-?, nice place to let them run around and break up a road trip. Water fountain, port-a-potty and covered picnic area.

[Meg, 09/23/2016]


Moai Dude: Laid-Back Easter Island Head

Really not worth a detour. Just a large steel statue on a kids' playground in a subdivision!!

[Andy, 10/05/2014]

Moai Dude.

Moai Dude: Laid-Back Easter Island Head

Moai Dude: Worth it, but know it's in the burbs....

[Stefanie Renee, 07/19/2014]

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