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“Love the sea serpent!”
Review of Galleta Meadows

Galleta Meadows
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Long Beach, California
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Love the sea serpent!”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

These sculptures are well worth searching for (the map we had was less than ideal). We saw the mammoths, horses, scorpion, and the sea serpent, which was my absolute favorite. There are dirt roads out to each piece, so you can drive to the ones that are far off the paved roads. Very cool art exhibit!

Visited March 2014
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Washington, DC
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131 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Love it!!”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

This was the highlight of my stay at Borrego Springs! Actually not really but it was very close. The hiking was very good. The metal sculptures are strategically located around the town and I found myself always looking for the next structure, The metal work is amazing and the backdrop to take pictures of these structures is amazing. Thank you Dennis (I think that is his name) for commissioning the artist and displaying such fine work to add a great touch to a beautiful town.

Visited March 2014
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Toronto
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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Weird and fun”
Reviewed March 27, 2014

What a great day we had hiking and driving around Borrego Springs to find these statues. The statues are scattered all over the desert. There is no spectacle, no sense that they've been curated. You just go on an 'art safari' and discover scrap metal dinosaurs, horses, hawks. It's so weird and fun.

Visited March 2014
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Borrego Springs, California
Level 6 Contributor
267 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

There are over 120 huge metal sculptures installed throughout the Borrego Valley (ie in Galleta Meadows and Highlands) which is surrounded by the Anza Borrego Desert State Park. They are all accessible by car and offer great photo opportunities contrasted with the spectacular natural scenery of the desert and mountains. Hard to explain. You have to experience it!

Visited March 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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255 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Quirkey, lots of fun”
Reviewed March 17, 2014

We did not know about these creatures, just happened on them.
They are fabulous and lots of fun.
Don't miss it when in Borrego Springs.

Visited March 2014
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