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Galleta Meadows

Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, CA
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Amazing Unusual Art!!

Born in Durango Mexico, artist Ricardo Breceda has lived in California for the last 25 years. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chesney H
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Borrego Springs
Metal Sculptures in Borrego Springs, CA

All the sculptures are located along Borrego Springs Road. It was fun driving around to see these... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Starla F
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Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Born in Durango Mexico, artist Ricardo Breceda 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 enthusiasm over dinosaurs sparked his interest in the creation...More

Thank Chesney H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the sculptures are located along Borrego Springs Road. It was fun driving around to see these amazing pieces of art. Be careful though; the last one we visited we got stuck in the soft sand and had to get a truck to pull us...More

Thank Starla F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These sculptures are scattered all over Borrego Springs on various private property parcels that the original landowner has opened to public use. I seem to remember getting a map of the sculptures and their locations somewhere, but can't remember where I got it. All of...More

Thank Darlene L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not my first visit nor will it be my last. Great way to spend an enjoyable morning before it gets too warm outside. Just be prepared for off road driving but the paths are well worn and safe for cars, just drive slow....More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We came to Anza Borrego to do some astrophotography for the first time; unfortunately there was a full moon out, but these sculptures made it interesting and worthwhile. I'm sure they make really good contrast with the night sky on a good, dark starry night.

Thank P G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Loved every one of these stunning metal creatures. I could almost creep into the mind of the artist as I gazed at them in the punishing mid day heat.

Thank M M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I was blown away by the size and detail of these structures. Each one is so unique that it is worth stopping and getting out to see it all up close. There is a map that shows you where each structure is located as well...More

1  Thank ayweller
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

These giant metal sculptures by the artist Ricardo Breceda are absolutely amazing! The 350-foot serpent was my favorite and all the dinosaurs were fun to explore. The sculptures are spread out across two different areas outside of Borrego Springs. They are really pretty spread out,...More

2  Thank Ninetta K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Huge size of metal sculptures of various species - dragon (serpent), scorpion, mantis, dinosaurs, etc.

Thank TonyChao
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you are not prepared for Galleta Meadows in Borrego Springs, CA, the sight is startling. What are these creatures in the middle of the desert and why are they here? Galleta Meadows is a menagerie of free-standing life-size sculptures of creatures that roamed the...More

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123lisad123
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Response from Randy J | Reviewed this property |
You can also pick one up at the resortd
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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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