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Address: 519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME
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Description: This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the...
This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.
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The Paul Bunyan Statue can be seen outside the casino in Bangor. This large beauty stands proud. The local rumor mill suggest that his pal, Babe the blue ox, might be joining... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Galena, Illinois
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Winthrop, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

While the statue may have moved, he remains the same. What a fun piece to go and see and have your picture taken with. I like its new placement at the cross Insurance Center.

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Galena, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Paul Bunyan Statue can be seen outside the casino in Bangor. This large beauty stands proud. The local rumor mill suggest that his pal, Babe the blue ox, might be joining him soon! I don't know what could be better!

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Dexter, Maine
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a nice quick stop. It is a statue of an American legend. It would be good to combine it with a trip to the new Auditorium or the state fair

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Clinton, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Figuring out were to park was tricky - we found out later the best place is to go in the casino garage across the street - free and you can get pics from the upper floors which are about eye level with the big dude. Fun, quirky quick stop for a photo op.

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Bangor, Maine
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108 reviews 108 reviews
29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

He is prettu cool..but not easy to find just driving through Bangor as there are so many sections of Bangor...you have to fund the CROSS INURANCE CENTER across from Hollywood Slots. He is well cared for and MAINE needs to give him BLUE...he needs his OX with him!! Come on Maine...find BLUE!!!

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Bangor, Maine
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Paul Bunyan Statue is impressive! He personifies the city of Bangor, once the lumber capital of the world. There are othe states that claim him and they can -as Maine grew too small for Paul and he moved out west! He was Bangor born though, that's why he is as great a legend as he is!

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Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Now you may say how could you not notice a statue of this size as we drove into Bangor along Main Street but we did? The Paul Bunyan statue is enormous which makes it even funnier how we missed seeing him! Paul Bunyan represents the Bangor and Maine lumber jack country history going back to the 1700's we believe but... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

If you`re like me and love to see different and fun stuff while on a trip add this one to your list. Big guy welcoming you to Bangor ME lumber jack country going way back to the 1700's. Nicely kept statue right on the corner, stop and get a picture

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Albany, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Paul Bunyan used to be enshrined in a nice little park in Bangor. I have many fond memories of visiting this park in my youth. In the interest of "economic development," the park was replaced by modern development. Paul is now situated in a postage-stamp-sized oasis in front of a brick building. He doesn't look nearly so tall or formidable... More 

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Wells, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We were searching for the statue when someone informed us that the statue has been moved from the park to across from The Hollywood Casino. Almost 30 feet tall & worth a look. We admired the statue & Paul Bunyan's history. We took many pictures also. It was worth looking for & finding. If in Bangor, you MUST find this... More 

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