Fraser, Colorado: Eisenhower's Favorite Fishing Spot

Bronze statue of a 9-ft. tall Dwight Eisenhower angling on the Fraser River while on vacation at his "Western White House" 1952-1955. A 2006 sculpture by artist Howard Neville.

Address:
501 Zerex St., Fraser, CO
Directions:
Service road on north side of US Hwy 40, east of the Safeway, between two ponds. The Fraser River meanders behind it.
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Eisenhower's Favorite Fishing Spot.

Eisenhower's Favorite Fishing Spot

Someone broke his pole, but was nice enough to put it in his fishing net.

[Nick S., 06/20/2018]

Ike fishing.

Eisenhower's Favorite Fishing Spot

A 9-foot tall statue of Ike is fishing in a small pond in the Fraser fishing ponds. Looks like an angry Ike but still commemorates the 34th president's favorite fishing spot in once-remote Colorado.

[Katie Just, 08/05/2015]
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