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Abilene, Texas: Ride a 2-D Buffalo

Something you could never do in real life -- you'd be killed -- you can do in this outdoor photo-op. Helpful stairs lead to the saddle. Cheesy, but that's what makes it good.

Address:
1601 N. 1st St., Abilene, TX
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of N. 1st St. between Grape and Mulberry Sts. There's a handy little parking area just to the west of the buffalo.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Buffalo photo op.

Metal Antlers

There's a giant rack of full-welded metal antlers in Abilene. Nearby is a life-size buffalo cutout with a saddle for photo ops.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 04/12/2015]

The big antlers were sculpted by Joe Barrington, who also created the Big Bull Skull nearby. The prize here, however, is the buffalo cutout; few can resist a photo op with a ride-me saddle.


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