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Thunder Mountain

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Star Peak Rd, Imlay, NV 89418
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Robby G C wrote a review Oct 2018
Toronto, Canada74,000 contributions1,743 helpful votes
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We had to pay 5$. Then we could explore everywhere. He was quite good. This is an artist that uses anything in sight. My favorite was the big home at the center. He used stones, bricks, wooden poles and way more. We couldn’t enter in this edifice. He makes statues and even a fence with rocks and a broken car. It was quite different, but still attractive Worthwhile to see
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Date of experience: June 2018
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vintagetrailer wrote a review Sep 2018
Helena, MT1,166 contributions540 helpful votes
This is the remains of one mans efforts and dreams. And possibly too much desert sun. It is an interesting monument though and a good place to stretch your legs. Interesting
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Perkadventures wrote a review Jun 2018
Banning, California13,486 contributions535 helpful votes
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A good place to stop and see this amazing place. Spend as long as you want, but please do not enter off the fenced off areas. The State of Nevada has recently gotten involved to protect the site. Very interesting on what has be achieved here. Stop and see.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Mike S wrote a review Mar 2018
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Kitsch at its best. A genius of creativity, clearly... With maybe some Peyote thrown in? Absolutely a reflection of the 60-70's. Like Haight on Steroids. The gentleman was truly gifted. Definitely beat to his own drummer. I'm sure Thunder Mountain was a large contribution to the inception of the Burning Man Festival. Long live Thunder Mountain and mr. Van Zant's son , for keeping his fathers vision as Preserved as possible. A definite must see. I live locally ( Reno area), and it intrigues me every time I see it. Bravo! Chief! This is Nevada!
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Date of experience: March 2018
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CaliforniaFellow wrote a review Jul 2017
Healdsburg, CA789 contributions147 helpful votes
Strange and interesting for several reasons: 1) There was a man behind this collection of junk-into-art. What was his mindset? 2) His son is preserving it as best he can. (I've heard that the man's children were taken away by Child Protective Services.) 3) Nevada has made his a State Monument. Pull off the road and look. It's worth it, if only to marvel at the strangeness of man.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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