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

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fun for pictures

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Daniela G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Well, of course we had to stop and take a pic with the huge roadrunner!!! The only problem is the intersection it is in. Just make sure to park to side with the empty lot and look both ways when crossing the road!!!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Maybe if it weren't in the midsection of the road, it could be a better selfie spot? Otherwise - wow, look, a big roadrunner statue. I like the giant folding chairs in Odessa more.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

A typical Texas thing,big and in your face,WOW, really is great fun and should be photographed for posterity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The roadrunner was big like everything is in Texas! I saw so many little ones on my trip. It was so cool!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

There are not a large number of picture-worthy places in Fort Stockton, but this is one of them. Get your photo with the only thriving wildlife in West Texas (barring maybe javelinas). Biggest road-runner statue I've seen.

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