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Address: Main Street, Intersection with E Dickinson Blvd, Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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Landmark Paisano Pete

Paisano Pete, an off-beat roadside attraction perfect for a selfie and one of the most recognizable roadside attractions in the southwest. At 22 feet long and 11 feet tall, he was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kenneth R
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Garland, Texas
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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When traveling on the I10 on the west end of Las Cruces is on of our favorite rest stops. Lots of space, clean restrooms and wonderful views. There are several sheltered picnic tables with grills close by. They are situated to take advantage of the view of the city and mountains. Having our pictures taken with the giant roadrunner art... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not the largest Roadrunner but it is well done and was probably the first. Las Cruces, New Mexico has a larger one on the south side of Interstate 10 that is made from recycled materials and can be seen from the freeway

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Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paisano Pete, an off-beat roadside attraction perfect for a selfie and one of the most recognizable roadside attractions in the southwest. At 22 feet long and 11 feet tall, he was the world's largest roadrunner until somebody in Las Cruces, New Mexico used junk from a landfill dump to build a roadrunner 20 feet tall and 40 feet long. Pete... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Not a big deal -- but close to fort Stockton and visitors center so stop and get a quick self-ie you'll be the envy of all when you post it on Facebook.

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G-Patch, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

What's a trip through Ft Stockton without visiting Paesano Pete? Good to see you this trip, Pete! Catcha2 again next time! Beep beep!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Stayed in Fort Stockton for one night mid road trip. Went to see the bird as it was the no 1 attraction of town! Fun to see. 11 foot roadrunner.....when will I see one of those again!

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The roadrunner has always been a favorite cartoon character of mine. I was very surprised to discover how small they really were in relation to the coyote. On the adjacent corner there are metal sculptures of horses and cattlemen. Love the drive thru bottle shop too.

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Blanco, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Cool giant roadrunner! A must to stop and get photos with family it a selfie. They even dress him up in his Christmas outfit!

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Staying overnight in Fort Stockton, without a whole lot else see in town, we just had to take the kids to see Paisano Pete which at 11 feet (3.35m) tall and 22 feet (6.7m) long was the “Largest Roadrunner in the World” when it was erected in 1980 and now the second largest since 2002. Located in a traffic island... More 

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Thank Steve1362
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

big roadrunner. its a great place to get pics while visiting. we parked at the visitor center across the street and walked over because we didnt see a place to park by it

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