Joliet, Montana: The Creature - Skiier God Sculpture

Built out of a water tank, 18 feet tall, with claw-like hands and a zombie's face. And only one among several equally oddball sculptures.

Charles Ringer Studio and Gallery

418 E. Front Ave., Joliet, MT
Charles Ringer Studio and Gallery. East edge of town, on the south side of US Hwy 212/E. Front Ave., just west of Cole Creek Rd.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About The Creature - Skiier God Sculpture

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

Gas pump pyre.

The Creature - Skiier God Sculpture

So much more than The Creature now!

[Darren Collins, 07/18/2011]

The 18-ft tall Creature is only one of the sculptures at this site.

The Creature.

The Creature - Skiier God sculpture

Artist Charles Ringer created "The Creature," an 18 ft. tall welded metal humanoid sculpture along the road in Joliet. Skiiers often stop and pray to it for snow.

[Donna Healy, 02/06/2003]

October 2007: Photo from Tom Beattie. March 2003: Donna from the Billings Gazette provided this tip during an interview. The Creature was built in 1982 out of steel pipe, cable, and a water tank. According to Charles Ringer's Web site you can buy 16-inch Creature metal silhouettes from him for $225. And don't forget -- in Joliet it is still illegal to mispronounce the name "Joliet."

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bible Scenes In StoneBible Scenes In Stone, Joliet, MT - 1 mi.
Pig Races on Pig Track at SaloonPig Races on Pig Track at Saloon, Bearcreek, MT - 24 mi.
Peter Toth Giant Indian HeadPeter Toth Giant Indian Head, Red Lodge, MT - 25 mi.
In the region:
Ruins: Japanese Internment Camp, Willwood, WY - 56 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.

September 22, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Montana Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Hat n' Boots, Seattle, Washington (Sep 21-27, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Joliet, Montana

Nightly rates found:

Book Now