Apple Valley, California: 24-Foot-Tall Trigger, Roy Rogers' Horse

Trigger was ridden by Roy Rogers, "King of the Cowboys," in dozens of Hollywood films. This statue of a rearing Trigger used to be at the Roy Rogers Museum. It was moved in late 2014. Roy is buried only a few hundred feet away.

Sunset Hills Memorial Park

Address:
24000 Waalew Rd, Apple Valley, CA
Directions:
Sunset Hills Memorial Park. Northeast edge of town. From Hwy 18 turn north at the stoplight onto Central Rd. Drive north four miles. Turn right at the stop sign onto Waalew Rd. Drive 1.5 miles. Where the road ends you'll see the cemetery entrance on the left. Drive in and make the first right. You'll see Trigger ahead.
Admission:
Free
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24-Foot-Tall Trigger, Roy Rogers' Horse

Trigger statue. [Kim Wheeler, 01/02/2016]

For decades this huge fiberglass version of Trigger, Roy Rogers' horse, reared up on a pedestal in front of the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum in Victorville. When the museum shipped east to Branson, the statue was left behind. It was installed near Roy and Dale's graves in 2014.

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