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Address: Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, CA
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Amazing Art

the sculptures of Ricardo Breceda are a fabulous half day adventure. There are a total of 130 so you spend more time than a half day. But after seeing quite a few we just kept... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

the sculptures of Ricardo Breceda are a fabulous half day adventure. There are a total of 130 so you spend more time than a half day. But after seeing quite a few we just kept going. The Serpent was by far our favorite and a 350 feet long it is an amazing piece.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are dinosaurs, African animals. giant bugs and even a huge serpent that appears on both sides of the road. You do need a car to explore them all. The sculptures are on both sides of Borrego Springs an over an almost 10 mile area. We drove directly to most and gott out of the car and hike and explore... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about the sculptures, and took a drive to see most of them. Loved it, something we would not have seen if we were not camping in the area.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled here on Christmas day and it was so worth it. The visitor center was closed so we didn't have a map, but you really don't need one as you can see them along the road. Make sure you enter Indian Head Ranch to see the prospector and his horse, along with some other sculptures. You can drive right... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to admit, I probably had more fun looking for the sculptures than most would. It was like a scavenger hunt with some off road fun thrown in. Also, a great way to meet people because there are a bunch of other folks visiting the sculptures as well. We went on New Years Day, so maybe more folks than... More 

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New Marshfield, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are over 50 metal sculptures depicting desert creatures from prehistoric to contemporary, from the real to the fantastic. Spread over 10 miles sculptures can be viewed from your car driving from one to another or you can pull off and walk to each.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its so enchnating to be driving along and suddenly see these larger than life metal creatures (sculptures) popping up from the desert sage brush. You have to see to believe, its so surreal.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ended up spending an entire day (Christmas) driving through the desert checking out all these magnificent metal sculptures that were commissioned by Dennis Avery (of Avery label fame) and designed and built by artist Ricardo Breceda over the last decade. They are called Sky Art sculptures and they will blow your mind. Serpent, tortoise, camel, dinosaurs, wooley mammoth, saber... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a real interesting find especially for the price(free). Scattered in the desert you can drive to the different sculptures and get a good up look close look at them. Let the imagination run wild especially for the kids. Take the time to find them all and watch out for the little ones that are not obvious at first.... More 

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Healdsburg, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Man-made art in a natural desert setting is a little weird, but the art is great, I admit. There is one that reminded me of the movie worms with Kevin Bacon, elephants, an eagle, and so on. A lot of the locals have metal horse sculptures in their yards, don't know if it's the same artist, but unusual and very... More 

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