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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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Fun family site to see

One of those fun things to travel to see. During the spring and summer visit Paul Bunyon statue and then go see the horse races or talk a stroll downtown.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bangor, Maine
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Marlton, NJ
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was in Maine for a logging expo, and this covers it! Can't miss Paul from the street, or air. Gotta get your photo in front of him.

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Houlton, Maine
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87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm not sure how to rate this. It's a big statue in front of the Cross Insurance Center. The kids love to see it since it is HUGE.

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Bangor, Maine
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of those fun things to travel to see. During the spring and summer visit Paul Bunyon statue and then go see the horse races or talk a stroll downtown.

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Thank N214
Indianapolis, Indiana
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71 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This statue used to be located in a little greenspace with a gazebo and some trees (you can see some photos reflect this). It was a great place to stop and get some photos and have a picnic. BUT when the nearby Bangor Auditorium became the Cross Insurance Center, most of the was removed and now the statue is near... More 

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Lyndonville, Vermont
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170 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

During our trip to Acadia, we swung through Bangor to get a look at the Paul Bunyan statue! Great landmark for the area and a good photo stop!! I recommend you swing by if you get a chance!!

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Halifax, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love to pass by this landmark. Great memories from years ago when going to Bangor was a somewhat rare thing to do. After eating at the Millers Buffet we would always drive back to the hotel this way so we could see Paul Bunyan

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Miami, Florida
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88 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue has moved and is now right outside the Cross Insurance Center. If you are in the area its worth a quick stop for a photo and then go on your way.

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Thank TexasCane
Breukelen Ut
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802 reviews
464 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue is larger than life and it is a great photo opportunity for everyone. There is a path that leads to it and a well kept lawn around it.

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Fredericton, Canada
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91 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to look at! We just drove by on our way to the casino and discovered the statue.It is very good visible on the right handed side.

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Bangor, Maine
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You see what you see. It is tall and in downtown Bangor. I like it, adds personality to the town, glad we have it, buuuuut. I wouldn't drive just to Bangor to see it. Great to drive by and check out to two seconds :)

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