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Giant Road Runner

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

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Thank TheGatesClan
Blanco, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop and take a picture since we needed gas. It's a great little spot to stop and take a picture. This statue is on the left is you are driving west. It took about 5 minutes to just do something fun. I mean where else are you going to find a roadrunner this big in Texas.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Despite people saying it's easy to find, we couldn't find it! We ended up at the visitor centre and enquired there. They pointed out that "Paisano Pete" was diagonally opposite. He is situated on a small "island" at a busy intersection, so we parked up a street away and walked back. it's a fun thing.

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Sun City West, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Our visit to Ft. Stockton, was very interesting. Lots of history to discover about this area. Be sure to check out the Visitor Center and the beautiful Caboose on the train tracks right next to the Visitor Center.

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