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

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We've stopped here on nearly every trip along I-10 in Texas. The F.A.S.T.-fabricated birdy behemoth is a great mascot for the town and a first-class photo opportunity.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2016
RCMoeur
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Phoenix, Arizona
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San Antonio, Texas
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474 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One terrific photo opt here at the GIANT ROAD RUNNER monument that is at the entrance of downtown Fort Stockton!

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Thank Napunani
Fort Worth, Texas
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The statue was easy to find (Dickinson St.-business I-10) and Main. but crossing the busy street was a little worrisome since there were no crosswalks or pedestrian traffic signal. We just had to run when there was a break in the traffic flow. I would be concerned if I had small children or a stroller with me. The statue is... More 

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Thank Lieu H
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we take a trip, we always seem to find these World's Largest _______. Finding the worlds largest roadrunner was amazing. As it turns out, This roadrunner was the world's largest until 2002 when it was replace by another road runner in NM.

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Thank Ken S
Austin, Texas
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61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We try to stop in for a photo-op every time we stop for gas and eats in Fort Stockton. The best parking is across the road to the southeast in a gravel lot. Watch out for the light traffic when crossing the road with little children. It's right along the main street in a triangle of roads. Paisano Pete is... More 

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Williams, Arizona
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The giant roadrunner is a must for photo op when you are in the area. While there, go across the street to the visitor center where you will find some great displays about the area's role in the energy industry and regional history.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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217 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We've stopped here on nearly every trip along I-10 in Texas. The F.A.S.T.-fabricated birdy behemoth is a great mascot for the town and a first-class photo opportunity.

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Thank RCMoeur
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This huge road runner is an eye catcher and a great photo opportunity. The road runner is easy to spot on the east end of town when traveling towards the I10. He sits on the right hand side and makes for a fun photo and a nice place to stretch your legs.

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Thank 6jellybeans
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a hoot! Paisano Pete stands guard over the area and you have to give the town elders credit for having this idea. The Runner will always be in my mind when I think of Fort S.

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Thank Joseph S
The Woodlands, Texas
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109 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Saw it mentioned in a magazine and knew we had to go and get our picture with the road runner. It was very easy to find. Nobody was there taking pics so we had it to ourselves. The statue did not disappoint us. Glad we did it!

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Thank QSKSHEN
Austin, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Considering there is almost nothing else to do in Fort Stockton, this was an interesting distraction. Stood by it for pictures and it was very stinky, don't want to mention what the smell was, but it wasn't good.

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