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Thompson Springs, Utah: Jackass Joe's

Gas station and mini-mart, formerly "Papa Joe's," transitioned to a space alien theme in 2019. Calls itself "Area Stupid." Has a Scooby-Do Mystery Machine parked out front. Bathrooms have gold toilets.

Jackass Joe's

20 Old Cisco Hwy, Thompson Springs, UT
Just north of Moab, at the intersection of I-70 and Rt 191 west of Thompson.
Daily 8am - 10pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Jackass Joe's

Overpriced gas station with quirky stuff. Painted cars outside, building covered in stickers. Jerky, "poop" candy, rice crispy treats and other weird things for sale. Everything is painted with a space/UFO theme. Bathrooms feature gold toilets.

[Susan Lawson, 09/06/2023]
Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

The van is no longer Scooby Doo. It has been painted green and is outside of another business now.

[Robert Knopf, 04/25/2022]

Mystery Machine.

Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Sure, the vehicles may be a little run down, and maybe this isn't the main point of your trip, but I hit it on the way from Grand Junction to Arches National Park and was not disappointed. Fantastic selection of all kinds of jerky!

[Steve Braun, 07/22/2021]

Cars car replicas.

Lightning McQueen and Scooby Doo Van

Don't plan to buy your gas here - it's marked way way up! Visited in June 2021.

[Julie, 07/06/2021]

Mystery Machine.

Scooby Doo Van

Probably should have read tips before pulling over. The only car still there is the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine, and I've seen more impressive Mystery Machines driving down the highway. Gift shop looked interesting, but I was there to see funny cars for photo ops, not buy popcorn.

[Bryan, 06/18/2019]

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