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Murdo, South Dakota: Skeleton Man Walking Skeleton Dinosaur

Exit ramp, drive-by sculpture for those who've never seen a human skeleton walking a T-Rex skeleton before.

I-90, Murdo, SD
On the westbound side of I-90, just before exit 170.
No stopping along interstate. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Skeleton Man Walking Skeleton Dinosaur.

Skeleton Man Walking Skeleton Dinosaur

Don't blink or you'll miss it! Plan the traffic so you can cruise at a slower enough speed to get a photo.

[Audra, 07/01/2018]

Skeleton walking dinosaur skeleton.

Skeleton Man Walking Skeleton Dinosaur

Skeleton man walking skeleton dinosaur - A must-see with an easy pull-over on I-90, just before the 1800 Town exit.

[Vicki, 07/25/2014]

Man walking dinosaur.

Man Walking his Dinosaur on a Leash

The skeleton man with his ax in hand is still walking a dinosaur to the Original 1880 Town. While it is difficult and dangerous to take a photo of the sculpture from the adjacent highway, you can best see it from inside the roadside attraction. It is well worth the admission price to enter the Original 1880 Town, especially the museum, which has some great artifacts.

A short walk out into the adjacent field will take you to the sculpture where you can get a close up shot of this very humorous tableau. On the walk out you pass through the "homestead" and can visit with a camel and some longhorn cattle. Camels in South Dakota? They say the camel is there in honor of "Hi Jolly" the U.S. Army Cavalry camel driver who guided the Camel Corps in the deserts of the Southwest.

[Phil Pasquini, 10/12/2010]

Skeleton walking dinosaur.

Walking the Dinosaur

A skeleton of a man walking the skeleton of a T-Rex on a leash.

[Booshound, 08/01/2009]

Skeleton sculptures.

Skeleton Man walking Skeleton Dinosaur

The skeleton man walking the skeleton dinosaur can be viewed from the 1880 Town. If you walk to the end of the site where the Prairie Homestead resides, you can get a different view of this cool roadside perk. I have a few others that I took along side the highway as well. I recommend pulling all the way off the road to take your picture. Driving and taking pictures is not advised when all of the other cars on the road are moving at 80+ MPH. There is plenty of room in the breakdown lane.

[Eric Kerkhoff, 07/23/2007]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Original 1880 TownOriginal 1880 Town, Murdo, SD - < 1 mi.
Pioneer Auto Show MuseumPioneer Auto Show Museum, Murdo, SD - 21 mi.
Whitetail Deer Made of Car PartsWhitetail Deer Made of Car Parts, Kadoka, SD - 20 mi.
In the region:
Prairie Dog Town At Gas Station, Philip, SD - 38 mi.

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