Bowie, Texas: World's Largest Bowie Knife

A death-dealing hunk of Wild West cutlery next to the "Welcome to Bowie" sign. The steel blade alone is over 14 feet long. Unveiled April 2016; certified as "World's Largest" in June 2017.
Address:
E. Wise St., Bowie, TX
Directions:
On the northbound side of US 81/E. Wise St., at the east edge of town.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Bowie Knife.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

The World's Largest Bowie Knife is next to a high school statue.

[Nancy Ferguson, 04/28/2018]

Knife photo op.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

Right off the highway...cool to see and only takes a few minutes to stop and check it out.

[Bblacketer82, 08/03/2016]

World's Largest Bowie Knife.

World's Largest Bowie Knife

Tip: park in the Bowie Trade Days far parking lot by the pool and the RV park, and then you walk to the knife on the park trail.

[Not So Funny Looking!, 04/12/2016]

World's Largest Bowie Knife

World's Largest Bowie Knife

Don't mess and get sideways with a Tex when near this new attraction.

[Amber, 04/08/2016]

The knife was unveiled April 7, 2016. It's 20 feet long, with its deadly point resting on a three-foot-thick cement base. The town spent three years and $170,000 to build the knife out of real stainless steel, brass, and wood. Bowie has already applied to Guinness for a World Record certification.

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