Galleta Meadows

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TinaHH123
London, UK446 contributions
Feb 2022
Go early if you want to get photos without fellow tourists, most places have maps of what statues are where. The size of some of them is amazing. you can drive to some and have to walk to others. A real bizarre attraction thats worth the time to see
Written March 14, 2022
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NorthStar814354
15 contributions
Jan 2022
Entertaining and detailed metal artwork that you can get to easily. You can drive by most or drive up to and park, then walk up to and around the different metal art pieces. Good variety. The artist(s) arrangement of the pieces is spread out to get you to go around to find some of them or see them off in the distance. As well, some of the pieces have a theme or motif. Makes a flat part of the desert that has some brush and cacti more interesting.
Written January 19, 2022
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Steve Zorba
Torrance, CA186 contributions
Jan 2022
Great experience driving around and exploring Galleta Meadows. You can drive from statue to statue. There are some spots where you can park your car and walk to different clusters of statues. You can easily spend a few hours here. Pack some lunch and a cooler of soda and enjoy. Also great for pictures and one guy I saw was flying drone! Super cool outing!
Written February 5, 2022
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Wanderlust_Bee
Seattle, WA233 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
The sculptures are located just outside of town on Borrego Spring Rd off of Christmas Circle.
The Chamber of Commerce or the Park Visitor have a guide to show you were the sculptures are located. I love the serpent, it’s huge.
Written January 30, 2020
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Eric G
Florissant, MO364 contributions
May 2020
No one expects to find such grand artwork along the desert roadway. These are worth stopping to admire.

The sheer creativity and beauty of each piece is worth spending much more time exploring than we allotted. Give yourself plenty of time to visit all of them, do your internet homework. Plan to spend a fair time at each sculpture, and you'll probably need more than one day to do so. Each is worth the time to admire. We barely had time to stop and admire a few.
Written May 16, 2020
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DCali2011
Huntington Beach, CA118 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
So much fun to drive trails to the different amazing metal sculptures and position yourself and your vehicle. Great afternoon experience. Wonder little desert adventure experience. The dinosaurs were not even on our original map. So glad we trekked back to them. It's worth driving off the main road
Written May 31, 2021
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Barbara D
Long Beach, CA10 contributions
Jan 2020
While on a day trip to Borrego Springs, we kept driving by these large metal sculptures of farm animals, dinosaurs, mythical creatures. We later discovered that there are several spread out over the desert and that you can actually tour them in your car. They are wonderful pieces of art created by a local craftsman that make the desert feel even more 'other worldly.' Definitely worth your time to tour them all. Pick up a map at the visitor center and take lots of pictures!
Written January 29, 2020
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,586 contributions
Oct 2020
The metal sculptures were on both sides of the highway, stretching approx a mile. There are dirt roads you can use to pull off the highway, drive over to the sculptures, park, get out and take some photos and then either drive or walk to some of the other sculptures. Most of the sculptures were horses, but there were also dragons and dinasours, etc. Definetly worth a stop and some pics. If you are interested in more of the same, there is a little shop right next to Carlees that sells these metal sculptures.
Written November 7, 2020
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Sheri S
Cherry Valley, CA111 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
I had read reviews about the sculpture garden and we were out exploring and ran across the first sculpture. Hubby commented on it and I told him all about the reviews. We stopped off at only one of the statues due to high winds. Really fascinating! Fun surprise!
Written March 9, 2021
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jaimeelsabio
Maryland4,070 contributions
Oct 2020
Interesting sculptures spread out over 9 miles across the desert. I downloaded a map of their locations before visiting, and the town’s Welcome Center also had maps. To get out and see them all will take a couple hours. We were able to drive up to all the sculptures, but like everywhere nowadays, there were signs to practice social distancing.
Written November 1, 2020
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