There is a SMALL town in Minnesota where you can see some very BIG Trolls hanging out!

Minnesota is home to a lot of amazing things like Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox in Brainerd, The World's Largest Ball of Twine in Darwin, and the World's Largest Otter in Fergus Falls.

Babe The Big Blue Ox Paul Bunyan Land Brainerd Minnesota-Facebook
Babe The Big Blue Ox Paul Bunyan Land Brainerd Minnesota-Facebook

Now Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is featuring some rather incredible roadside attractions...Giant Trolls built out of trash.

Thomas Dambo Trolls-via Youtube
Thomas Dambo Trolls-via Youtube

Thomas Dambo is a Sculptor, recycler, and storyteller from Denmark who has built troll and trash creatures all over the world.

Dambo describes himself as a recycle artist and activist “On a mission to save the world from drowning in trash!”

He is in Detroit Lakes, a town of around 10,000, in northern Minnesota building a giant 6-piece exhibit called “Alexa’s Elixir”.

Detroit Lakes Minnesota-Google Maps
Detroit Lakes Minnesota-Google Maps

Around 300 volunteers are aiding Dambo in constructing these mammoth sculptures which are made of trash.

On of these Giant Trolls measures 36 feet top to bottom.

As Dambo works on building Trolls in every state he already has the giant sculptures in:

  • Minnesota
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Tennessee
  • Colorado
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Texas
  • Wyoming
  • Washington
  • Puerto Rico
  • Michigan
  • Alabama

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