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Salem Sue - World's Largest Fiberglass Cow

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Address: New Salem, ND
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My friend and I stopped on our way from the Teddy Roosevelt Nat'l park back to Bismarck and it was a fun little stop and we had a good laugh as we took photos. There's a sign at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
KellyL012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Helena, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is nothing spectacular. It is what it says, a large fiberglass cow. Look at a picture and you'll get the idea.

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Calgary
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253 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We are glad we stopped here -- interesting attraction, phenomenal view. You have to drive up the hill to get to the base of the cow (about 1 -2 miles) -- but what a commanding view of the surrounding country side. You can almost see a full 360* -- you can not help but stare out into the countryside. There... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Nice drive from Bismarck about 30 minutes, small donation requested for up keep, gravel road to the top and a slight climb on a sidewalk to get up to Sue, great views all around

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My friend and I stopped on our way from the Teddy Roosevelt Nat'l park back to Bismarck and it was a fun little stop and we had a good laugh as we took photos. There's a sign at the top explaining why and when it was built. You can get a good view of the town of New Salem below.... More 

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Thank KellyL012
Spokane, Washington
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

On a long road trip, I saw the signs advertising "Salem Sue" and just had to pull off the highway and get a closer look. This is a great homage to the Holstein in the heart of the Midwest farming country. Stop and see Sue, standing tall, proud and huge on the hillside. A fun stop on a long stretch... More 

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Thank Mary K
Georgia
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great stop to make with kids or adults - new Salem Sue is located right off the interstate and is free and quick! The kids like walking up the hill to see the largest Holstein in the world 😜. Take a few pictures and then you can hit the road again!

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Thank YUMorYUCK
philadelphia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great road-side attraction - easy on/off - amazing views and a nice story. Free - drive to parking lot at Sue's feet and then climb to her, and then up the hill behind, for a panoramic view that is worth it.

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Thank jarpsyd
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It was a highlight on the drive across North Dakota on our way to Yellowstone National Park. It was a fun little stop to get out and move our legs. The kids loved her and talked about her the rest of the day. Fun stop for all ages!

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Thank Stacy B
Oakland, California
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184 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

A great oversized roadside attraction, billed as the World’s Largest Holstein. Elevated on a mound (it’s a beaut!) south of the interstate, you can’t miss it. Free, great photo opportunity, and you can see seemingly forever from the cow’s perch. Put a few dollars in the collection plate there for Sue’s upkeep. She is worth it!

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Thank Mark M
Virginia USA
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Yep, we spotted her! We pulled over, but admit, we didn't pursue getting closer, the cow pats coulda been dangerous! It just gave us a happy smile.

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