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Galleta Meadows

Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, CA
+1 760-767-4205
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If you are in Borrego Springs you shouldn’t miss (and you probably couldn’t anyway) the beasts of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Manhattan48
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Mahnattan48
via mobile
Quite a surprise!

We enjoyed seeing the sculptures, driving and walking -saw most of them. They are out in the open... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sylvia G
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Warren, Pennsylvania
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"metal sculptures"
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"the dragon"
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"ricardo breceda"
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"amazing sculptures"
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"sea serpent"
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"desert landscape"
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"anza borrego desert"
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"off road"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are in Borrego Springs you shouldn’t miss (and you probably couldn’t anyway) the beasts of Galleta Springs. How weird and incredible to drive up to and around creatures looming out of the sand on private property: mastodons, t Rex, camels, weird creatures and...More

Thank Manhattan48
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed seeing the sculptures, driving and walking -saw most of them. They are out in the open in sand, so if it’s hot, it would be really hot out there!

Thank Sylvia G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see site. You drive in over the mountains and the views are fantastic. At the bottom of the mountain you will find a small town with plenty of places to eat and drink. There are lots of hotel/motels to choose from....More

Thank Judith T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Galleta Meadows is property spread out with metal sculptures of a variety of animals. You must drive to these animals but easy paths to drive on. You can get out of your car and see them up close!

Thank ShellyGlass
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great idea. The metal sculptures in the desert is a great idea, and they are very different and well done. You have to look two time to see it is not a real horse etc.

Thank jjensen2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we were leaving our hotel we passed one sculpture, then saw more. We found a map and list of them in the Borrego Springs Village Guide that they hand out just about everywhere. There's a map on pages 24. They are spread over several...More

Thank grip652
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice stop along the road. If you want the strech your legs, it is the place to go. A lot of various animals of nowdays and prehistorics. Some of them are high and kids will be amazed to walk around them. It is original and...More

Thank ien_ien2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large metal sculptures in the desert. Very well done, installed along the main roads around town. Definitely fun

Thank DBKuper
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

These sculptures are scattered around town, both by the traffic circle and north and south. Maps online, you can drive up to all of them, pop out of your car and take some pictures, then press on. Shot some pix with wide angle lens, came...More

Thank mntraveler35
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great sculptures. They are in the middle of now where. Makes for cool pictures. The trail that you can drive on is hard packed so you don't have to be worried about getting stuck, You don't need a 4 wheel drive, but I would not...More

Thank David A
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bnewspub
9 March 2018|
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Response from OBillyHill | Reviewed this property |
The sculptures are either visible from the paved road, or a very short distance off the road. (like 100 feet or so). Most of the time the dirt/sand roads are easily passable by care. This is NOT a 4-wheel drive adventure... More
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123lisad123
23 June 2016|
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Response from Randy J | Reviewed this property |
You can also pick one up at the resortd
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ChrisRas
16 February 2016|
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Response from PeeWeesMom | Reviewed this property |
RICARDO BRECEDA Born in Durango Mexico, Ricardo has lived in California for the last 25 years. He has has been creating his (metal) animal kingdom, since the release of the movie Jurassic Park III. His daughter’s... More
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