Abiquiu, New Mexico: Big Pink Flamingo

12 feet tall and hot pink. Stands in the parking lot of a general store. 2016 stylized sculpture by Frederick Prescott.

Bode's General Merchandise

Address:
21196 US-84, Abiquiu, NM
Directions:
Bode's General Merchandise. In the blink-and-you'll-miss-it town of Abiquiu, on the north side of US-84.
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Big Pink Flamingo

This big pink flamingo stands in the middle of this small town with a gas station store right next to it.

[Pamela Fedorko, 04/07/2022]

This flamingo, made of bent steel beams, has been standing since 2016. New Mexico has no native real flamingoes.

Big Metal Pink Flamingo Sculpture

A 12-foot-tall hot-pink flamingo sculpture stands along the roadside next to Bode's general store and liquor. It comes up quickly when going by at 55 mph.

[Jill Puleo, 08/04/2019]

The general store's owners wanted something eye-catching for its parking lot. The sculpture, by Santa Fe artist Frederick Prescott, was installed in 2016.


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Echo AmphitheaterEcho Amphitheater, Abiquiu, NM - 15 mi.
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In the region:
30-Foot-Tall Robot, Giant Spider, Santa Fe, NM - 42 mi.

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