Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts: 20-Foot-Tall Indian

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Address:
2217 Mohawk Trail, Shelburne Falls, MA
Directions:
North side of Hwy 2/Mohawk Trail, just west of its split from Hwy 112.
Phone:
413-625-2333
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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20-Foot-Tall Indian

Erected in 1974, the Indian stood in front of the Big Indian Gift Shop, which became Big Indian Plaza, and then, in 2009, "Native and Himalayan Views." But the owners wisely kept the big Indian.

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Trading post bear.

Trading Post, Formerly Big Indian Shop

A trading post store (named Native and Himalayan Views) that has odd and worthy attractions outside, including a teepee, a giant wooden Indian, and a large bear statue. The building is very fun and brightly colored, but unfortunately the store is closed.

[Ron Dwan, 01/06/2021]

The trading post may not be permanently closed. Many roadside stops are seasonal in this part of Massachusetts.

Big Indian.

Big Indian Shop and Statue

The shop is now named Native Views, but the big Indian is still there along with some metal teepees and a cool bear. No live animals, though.

[Eric D, 12/27/2012]

Big Indian.

Big Indian on the Mohawk Trail

Located on (Rt 2) the scenic Mohawk Trail. He was never a Muffler Man, but this Indian is about 20' tall. If you go you will be pleased to see a bear on the other side of the "Big Indian Gift Shop," which has terrific signage and plenty of other really "attractive" creations about the place.

[Banner Queen, 11/17/2010]

Big Indian Gift Shop.

Big Indian Gift Shop

Obligatory giant Indian gift shop, called the "Big Indian Gift Shop," on Route 2 somewhere between Sherburne Falls and Zoar, MA.

[Christopher Scott Martin, 10/29/2000]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bridge of FlowersBridge of Flowers, Shelburne Falls, MA - 1 mi.
Gravity HillGravity Hill, Greenfield, MA - 7 mi.
Tree Stump ATMTree Stump ATM, Greenfield, MA - 7 mi.
In the region:
Taxidermy Museum, Albino Critters, Marlboro, VT - 16 mi.

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