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Gnome Homes – Bonney Lake, WA

Gnome Homes (doors) were placed in the community parks in the town of Bonney Lake, Washington in the Spring of 2013. The gnome home project was inspired by news articles about Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California where similar

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Dragon and Knight – Crested Butte, CO

The Dragon and Knight sculptures are located at 719 5th Street on the east side of State Route 135 in a park by the Art Center in the city of Crested Butte, Colorado between 6th and 7th streets at Red

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Devil’s Punchbowl – Menomonie, WI

Devil’s Punchbowl is located at 410th Street (Paradise Valley Road) 4 miles southwest of Menomonie, Wisconsin in Dunn County. Formerly known as Black’s Ravine after a Civil War Captain who once owned the land, the 2.9 acre track at Devil’s

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Mill Ends Park – Portland, OR

Mill Ends Park is located at the intersection of Southwest Naito Parkway and Taylor Street, near the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Oregon. It is situated on a median in the middle of the parkway. In 1971, the Guinness Book

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Elfin Doors – Columbus, OH

Elfin doors have come to three parks in Columbus, Ohio courtesy of a project sponsored by Keebler, the baked-goods company with an animated elf mascot named Ernie. Keebler paid artists $400 each to create the doors and donated $5,000 to

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Pixie Falls – Bellingham, WA

Pixie Falls (aka, “Middle Whatcom Falls”) lies deep inside Whatcom Falls Park, a 241 acres community park located at 1401 Electric Avenue in the middle of Bellingham, Washington near the northwest shores of Lake Whatcom. The park has several miles

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Troll Park – Starbuck, MN

Troll Park is a located directly north of the Minnewaska District Hospital in Starbuck, MN. The entrance is near the intersection of West 6th Street and Holly Ridge Drive near the west outskirts of town. The actual name of the park is

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Lake Harriet Elf, Minneapolis, MN

The Lake Harriet Elf (aka “Mr. Little Guy”) lives at the base of an ash tree on the south shore of Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He moved into the tree in 1995. Although never seen by the public, Mr.

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Gnome Park, Dawson, MN

Gnome Park is located at the Dawson Aquatic Center (a swimming pool park) on Highway 212 in Dawson, Minnesota, a Midwest community (aka “Gnometown”) that is proud of its Scandinavian heritage. The City of Dawson is known as Gnometown because

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Pixie Woods, Stockton, CA

Pixie Woods is an enchanting 3.5 acre recreational park located on the Northwest corner of Louis Park near Occidental and Shimizu in Stockton, CA. The entrance to the park showcases a painting of a pixie juggling gold coins from a

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