Lake Placid, New York: Big Viking (Gone)

Directions:
Around the World Mini Golf. Western side of Lake Placid on Highway 73 on the south side of the road.
Hours:
Reported Gone 2008.
Status:
Gone

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Lake Placid Big Viking

There has been some interest in where the Big Viking disappeared to after he left Lake Placid. He never seemed to show up in Lake George. In fact, he did move to Lake George, to the Magic Forest, but he has been in storage ever since. After his arrival he was in rough shape and in need of a lot of repair, so he was never set up. As of the summer of 2012 he was still in storage, looking pretty bad.

[Joel Baker, 10/26/2012]
Viking

This guy has been missing for years. He was supposedly moved to Lake George, NY but I've been all over that city looking for him and asking about him with no luck finding him.

[Debra Jane Seltzer, 03/24/2007]

Viking statue.

Big Viking

In Lake Placid, this giant Viking is at a mini golf course and is the size of a Muffler Man. Photo taken in 2002.

[Mark Comstock, 02/16/2007]
Lake Placid Viking Muffler Man

Another is missing. I just returned from another muffler man journey around NY and found out the Viking that is reported to be at a mini golf course in Lake Placid was taken down and moved to Lake George. Or so the guy working there said. As I had just come from Lake George and he did not know where exactly it is now, I didn't pursue it. Maybe next time.

[anthony annoyance, 08/01/2004]
Around the World Mini Golf

I understand this attraction has been sold to the mini-golf chain Pirate's Cove, which sadly intends to bulldoze it and turn it into a standard Pirate's Cove course. In pace requiescat!!!

[Kate Mockler, 06/01/2003]

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