Vermilion Bay, Ontario, Canada: Hitchhiking Bigfoot

A 20-ft tall cement and iron Sasquatch, attempting to thumb a ride since 1982, moved from another business before that. Often dressed up, holding a flag, political poster, fishing rod, whatever. Occasionally augmented with a hidden speaker and mike.
Address:
Trans-Canada Hwy., Vermilion Bay, ON, Canada
Directions:
On the Trans-Canada in western Ontario, just west of Dryden, south side. In front of Piston Ring Service at Elm St.
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Hitchhiking Bigfoot

A huge mouth-breathing Sasquatch at a rest station with a loincloth, fangs, creepy white eyes (no pupils) and his thumb out would very much like a lift. I remember being told when I stopped by that the owner has a microphone hooked up to the head so he can he can have some fun with busloads of foreign tourists and the like.

[Rob L, 06/18/2003]

Sept. 2010: Photo added. Bigfoot is about 20 ft. tall, and has been a landmark since 1982.

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