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Salem Sue - World's Largest Fiberglass Cow

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Address: New Salem, ND
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If you drive by, enjoy a large cow!

It's not everyday you get to stand by the worlds largest cow! Sure, it's Probably not the most iconic trip if you're planning to see it out of our way. That being said, it's a fun... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Sam B
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

It's not everyday you get to stand by the worlds largest cow! Sure, it's Probably not the most iconic trip if you're planning to see it out of our way. That being said, it's a fun road trip, and great photo shoot! She is what she is.. a large beautiful cow with a great backstory.

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Thank Sam B
Helena, Montana
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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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Thank D0nlan40
Calgary
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273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
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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Thank Peter R
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Thank Angela T
Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 19 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
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

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