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Address: 519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME 04401-6846
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This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over...

This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.

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It's gigantic.

It's a big statue of Paul Bunyan. In front of the Cross Insurance Convention Center. Good photo op on a nice day.

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Drizzy88
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Olympia, Washington
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fun place to stop when in Bangor for a quick picture. If you are in town for something happening at the Cross Insurance Center, get a group picture with Paul Bunyan to prove you were in town.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick two minutes to take a group picture with a BIG statue. Not much to say other than that. If you are by it, go ahead, but don't go out of your way to find it

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Thank EPD367
Bangor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park in the lot at the civic center, or walk from the Hollywood Slots Casino. A unique giant of a Man, Paul Bunyan has a history with Bangor - and you can get up close for pictures.

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Thank oceanpackrat
Olympia, Washington
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's a big statue of Paul Bunyan. In front of the Cross Insurance Convention Center. Good photo op on a nice day.

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York, Maine
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It will take you about a minute to see this statue .It's hard to pose for a photo of it if that's what you're after .Just another quirky Maine attraction!

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Thank BethMurphy2014
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great statue, which uses is over 30 feet tall! Retelling tbe legend of Paul Bunyan. Site is great for pictures. Fronting the Cross Center and just down the street from the famous Waterfront Concerts venue. Many family parks nearby as is the beautiful waterfront on the Penobscot river. Good family spot.

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Thank frank c
Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Paul Bunyan looks bright and fresh. This is a good sized statue in front of the arena and across from the casino. Once you get up close to the statue though, there is no plaque and no info. Why is there a style of Paul Bunyan in Bangor??? You have to google it because the statue tells you nothing.

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Bangor, Maine
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Extremely large statue on Main St. in Bangor. Very impressive and near the Auditorium and Hollywood Casino.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Ok, so I saw a big old statue of Paul Bunyan. Whoopie. That and a buck and a half will get you a cup of coffee. Seriously, I do not see the attraction of seeing this statue. It is not well situated at all, up against an office building, is not unusually large or creative. And not particularly cool. If... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Drove by this on the way to have dinner, pretty cool to see,statue is huge but did not get out to look at it.

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