Milaca, Minnesota: The Hairy Mosquito

A home-made metal mosquito with a water auger for a nose squats outside the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post, along with other scrap art.

21287 US Hwy 169, Milaca, MN
In front of the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post. On the southbound side of US Hwy 169, seven miles north of its intersection with Hwy 23 in Milaca.
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Biker chick art.

The Hairy Mosquito

The mosquito is very small, but the location has lots of other weird crap that is semi entertaining!

[Ashley Heckson, 05/22/2021]
The Hairy Mosquito

The Bloodsuckers Bash (car and motorcycle show) is still held in September. Lots of curious oddities to look at. We will be stopping again, as there was a bit more to see, and we'd like to visit the ice cream shop portion.

[Amy, 09/17/2019]
Hairy Mosquito

This is not a giant sculpture. It is a yard ornament that is as tall as your thighs. Definitely not as pictured.

[Ann Dee, 08/22/2018]

Beware the low-angle snapshots of others! A giant mosquito is not necessarily a human-scale giant.

Hairy Mosquito Trading Co.

Lots of old timey stuff, live entertainment, and a giant sculpture of a mosquito. They also have an ice cream shop with a 1950s theme, and they even sell reclaimed lumber and doors and windows for the crafty.

[Bob, 04/18/2017]


The Hairy Mosquito

A large home-made metal mosquito sculpture squats outside the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post. The mosquito appears ready to bite; it has a water auger for a nose. The Bloodsucker's Bash is held at the trading post every September.

[Lynda S, 10/12/2014]

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