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Garrison, Minnesota: Mermaid Lady of the North Shore

Full color with a blue tail, red hair, and prominent breasts. Carved from a 12-foot-tall tree trunk in 2006. Restored in 2015. Officially known as "Lady of the North Shore."

43716 Conifer St., Garrison, MN
From Garrison, drive northeast on US Hwy 169 for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Conifer St., then immediately bear left. Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the mermaid on the right, set back a little from the street. Private property, but respectful visitors are welcome.
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Mermaid, 2023.

Mermaid Lady of the North Shore

Currently, the mermaid lady of the North Shore is being restored in the driveway so if you're having trouble looking for it, you have to walk up the driveway:)

[Breanna Gallop, 05/18/2023]


Mermaid Lady of the North Shore

Quite a ways down the road, and she has rips now, but fun still. Really close to the Robin Hood statue!

[Ashley Heckson, 05/22/2021]


Mermaid Lady of the North Shore

The Mermaid Lady of the North Shore is on the same side as the lake.

[Rebecca Keeler, 04/05/2017]

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