Skip to Main Content

Terlingua, Texas: Ghost Town - Junk Art

Town is a patchwork of abandoned and still used buildings, rust, and crumbling walls. Several welded metal sculptures.

Terlingua, TX
Hwy 118. exit west to FM 170 to Terlingua.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Ghost Town - Junk Art

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

Metal scorpion.

Welded Scorpion

There's a metal scorpion on top of La Kiva bar/restaurant - a semi-subterranean hideaway with dinosaur decor and rock walls, serving up BBQ, pizza and live music.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 01/03/2016]

Scrap metal wasp.

Ghost Town - Welded Wasp

There's a welded wasp as you enter the Terlingua ghost town.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 01/03/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Clay Henry - Famous Beer-Drinking Dead GoatClay Henry - Famous Beer-Drinking Dead Goat, Terlingua, TX - < 1 mi.
Only Submarine West of the PecosOnly Submarine West of the Pecos, Terlingua, TX - < 1 mi.
Wire Mesh DinosaurWire Mesh Dinosaur, Terlingua, TX - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Clay Henry: Goat Mayor, Lajitas, TX - 10 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.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Save Cool Vacation Destinations! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Texas Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park, Colorado (Apr 15-21, 2024)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings