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I'd give it a 4 star if it wasn't such a drive to get there. A path has been created to make for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Athens, Ga.
A landmark in countryside

I have heard of the “Iron Horse” for many years now so I decided to drive a long way to see it... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
Monroe, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd give it a 4 star if it wasn't such a drive to get there. A path has been created to make for easier access to see the horse.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

I have heard of the “Iron Horse” for many years now so I decided to drive a long way to see it. It’s just only that in the middle of a pasture and nothing else

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jds754
Reviewed February 4, 2019

A nice sunny Sunday so we decided to drive out to see "the iron horse" after reading about it on internet. Impressive piece of iron work. Interesting........ but somewhat strange that it sits out off of the road away from ANYTHING!! It would seem to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank papakil0
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great little stop. I have passed this iron horse for my entire life when traveling from Athens to Greensboro. I always smiled when I passed by. I finally stopped. I am very happy to see there is parking and you can go up and take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DorothyH692
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Story goes, the sculptor created and donated to UGA. The students did not like it and use to build non fires under it. The sculptor got mad and removed the horse, mounting in its present location with the horses rear end pointing towards Athens.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

I think TripAdvisor needs someone to curate their lists! This is just a quick stop, and I wouldn't recommend it to people who aren't already in the Watkinsville area, visiting the UGA farm, or who aren't super into UGA history. The statue is located at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

The iron horse is a neat land mark that has been sitting in a corn field off highway 15 between Watkinsville and Greensboro for many years. It was given to University of Georgia as a gift and possible mascot but was not accepted back then....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed July 12, 2018

A horse sculpture in the middle of a field. That's about all there is to it. You can walk up to it and you can take photos, so that's kinda cool.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This sculpture was apparently on UGA's campus at first, but moved here to a field, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. You drive out to the sculpture, look at it, climb on it if you like, contemplate the meaning of life, and go home.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank myszka0611
Reviewed May 14, 2018

At the last minute, I decided to go view the sunset at Iron Horse. The map feature on my iPhone took me right to it...I just failed to look left. I was focused on the sign that said "Iron Horse." After a short walk to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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UGA Iron Horse Plant Science Farm 7861 Athens Hwy (Hwy 15) Watkinsville, Ga. 30677