Bigfork, Minnesota: Quirky Indian Chief Statue

A wooden statue of an Indian chief holds sign that reads, "Bigfork Heap Good Town."
Main St., Bigfork, MN
On the east side of Hwy 38/Main St., just south of its intersection with Hwy 77/Cemetery Rd.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Quirky Indian Chief Statue

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Big Indian Chief.

Quirky Indian Chief Statue

A wooden statue of an Indian chief holds sign that reads, "Bigfork Heap Good Town," whatever that means. The statue is adjacent to a military memorial on one side and several cute cutouts for photo ops on the other. A local told us that the statue is of Chief Busticogan, a popular and beloved Native American who lived in the traditional Ojibwe way until well after the white settlers had taken over. He died in about 1910.

[Amy C., 08/15/2013]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Lumberjack StatueLumberjack Statue, Bigfork, MN - < 1 mi.
Logger and WanniganLogger and Wannigan, Bigfork, MN - < 1 mi.
Homemade Mosquito StatueHomemade Mosquito Statue, Effie, MN - 7 mi.
In the region:
Large Canada Goose, Squaw Lake, MN - 24 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 14, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Minnesota Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

The Oregon Vortex, Gold Hill, Oregon (Aug 10-16, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now