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Paul Bunyan Statue

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Iconic structure & Pride of Bangor, even if for a 5-minute visit.

To paraphrase from the 1987 motion picture "Dragnet", a first impression description of this statue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric T
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Fort Worth, Texas
Neat

We stopped in to a local restaurant and seen the statue. It was worth walking over and taking a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lungbuster
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Brownsville, Kentucky
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This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.
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519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME 04401-6846
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the big guy still impresses, my only remaining uestion is "where is his loyal blue ox"? No where to be seen.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I found this statue in front of an insurance company and there was no public parking available. We basically had to pull off to a side street and find a place to park so that we could walk in front of the...More

Thank 22Gail_B
Reviewed 1 week ago

To paraphrase from the 1987 motion picture "Dragnet", a first impression description of this statue can be conveyed as 'Big, Bad, Stupid-Looking.' This is a 31-foot statue of a burly dude without his blue ox. C'mon now, Bangor! You have to complete the statue with...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to a local restaurant and seen the statue. It was worth walking over and taking a couple of photos if in the area.

Thank Lungbuster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Paul Bunyan Statue in downtown Bangor, ME is a must see. Particularly if you are a Stephen King Fan - it was in the original "IT" novel. Even if you are not a SK fan - it is still something to behold.

Thank garrysandt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in Bangor you have to visit the Paul Bunyan statue. It's a landmark. It used to be more easily accessible when I was younger, before the Bangor Auditorium was replaced with the Cross Insurance Center. Understandably you can't climb on it like we...More

1  Thank Erika Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it was pretty cool to see a giant Paul Bunyan that is about all it was. I guess it is one of those things you do to say that you did it!

1  Thank Beth L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked to see the statue and were really disappointed. The statue itself is OK and worth a very quick look but the wider area is a bit run down and there is nowhere to sit and relax and enjoy the statue. Not worth the...More

1  Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I seen this when I was a kid . We went and took our kids to see the big man . He is well maintained he looks as good as he did when I was a kid.. My kids loved him also. Maybe they will...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting how many cities claim to be the birthplace of Paul Bunyan. Surprised they don't have babe the blue ox.

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