Giant Chickens

Giant chickens are another thing you never notice, then suddenly you start seeing them all over. Be afraid ... be very afraid!



Seligman, Arizona

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Directions: Next to the Route 66 Visitor Center and Gift Shop, 217 East Route 66.
Last Visited: July 2008.



Sedona, Arizona

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Directions: Outside of the Son Silver West Gallery, 1476 Highway 179.
Last Visited: September 2008.



Congress, Arizona

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Directions: Outside of Ye Ol' Trading Post, east side of Highway 89 1/4 mile south of Hwy 71 intersection.
Last Visited: February 2011 (chicken gone when revisited in December 2012).


Wickenburg, Arizona

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Directions: Outside of Son Silver West Gallery, 30220 US Highway 60 89.
Last Visited: May 2018.



Phoenix, Arizona

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I found two chickens in the front yard of this private residence, one giant (left) and one merely extra-large (right).
Directions: 8009 W. Weldon Ave.
Last Visited: September 2009.



Apache Junction, Arizona

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Directions: Outside of the Arizona Joe's restaurant, 417 S. Winchester Road.
Last Visited: October 2008 (Update November 2012: Restaurant closed, chicken gone).



Apache Junction, Arizona

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Directions: Outside of Hitching Post Pizza and Pub, 2341 N. Apache Trail (at Lost Dutchman Boulevard).
Last Visited: Janaury 2011.



Buckeye, Arizona

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Directions: In front of Hickman's Family Farms, 6515 S. Jackrabbit St.
Last Visited: November 2008.



Parker, Arizona

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Directions: In front of River Island Market, 5225 N. Highway 95.
Last Visited: December 2009.



Tucson, Arizona

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Directions: In front of Copper Country Antiques, 5055 E. Speedway Blvd. (northwest corner of Speedway Blvd. and Rosemont Blvd.).
Last Visited: November 2015. Update December 2015: Copper Country Antiques is scheduled to close by the end of the month, and the giant rooster will be sold off.



Mentone, California

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Directions: On the roof of a private residence, 1947 Garnet St. (1 block north of Mill Creek Road aka Highway 38).
Last Visited: December 2008.



Beaumont, California

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Directions: Outside of the Farm House Restaurant, 6261 Joshua M. Palmer Way (north side of Interstate 10 at Highland Springs Avenue).
Last Visited: December 2008.


La Puente, California

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Directions: Outside of Bob's Burgers, 14452 Valley Boulevard.
Last Visited: October 2010.


Riverside, California

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Directions: On the roof of a closed Donahoo's Golden Chicken restaurant, 5749 Mission Boulevard.
Last Visited: March 2011.


Pomona, California

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Directions: On the sign for Donahoo's Golden Chicken restaurant, 1074 N. Garey Avenue.
Last Visited: March 2011.


San Bernardino, California

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Directions: In front of All Pet Feed & Tack, 25598 Base Line Road.
Last Visited: March 2011.


Desert Hot Springs, California

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Directions: In front of a gift shop, 16650 Palm Drive.
Last Visited: March 2011.


Boulder City, Nevada

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Directions: In front of Boulder City Trading Post, 1100 Nevada Hwy.
Last Visited: February 2020.


Vidal Junction, California

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Directions: Directions: 3610 US-95 (west side of Highway 95 just north of Highway 62).
Last Visited: May 2017 (gone in November 2018 Google Maps street view).


Ventura, California

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Directions: On the roof of Marshall's Bodacious BBQ, 6353 Ventura Blvd #18.
Last Visited: October 2013.


Los Angeles, California

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Directions: On the roof of Imperial Poultry, 821 E. Washington Blvd (at Griffith Ave).
Last Visited: October 2013.


Los Angeles, California

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Directions: On the roof of Superior Poultry, 750 N. Broadway in Chinatown (2 blocks N of Cesar Chavez Ave).
Last Visited: May 2018.


Washington, DC

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This super-giant blue chicken is a 2013 artwork by Katharina Fritsch entitled Hahn/Cock.
Directions: In the outdoor patio on the Upper Level of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art, Madison Dr NW & 4th St NW.
Last Visited: September 2019.



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Revised: August 10, 2020
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