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Sam Houston Statue

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Address: 1327 11th Street, Huntsville, TX
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Nice place to stretch your legs while passing on a long car ride. Make sure to take the next exit and loop around on 75 instead of parking on freeway. Small unique Texas gift shop... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jessica P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to stretch your legs while passing on a long car ride. Make sure to take the next exit and loop around on 75 instead of parking on freeway. Small unique Texas gift shop and historical information room. Walking trail to statue is shaded and nice. Plenty of parking and room for busses. Somewhat handicap accessible.

Thank Jessica P
Kalispell, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were curious about seeing this well hyped statue. Yes it was Texas Tall, and the man a hero and historic, but it could also have been added to the list for people who enjoy looking for the largest ball of twine, the biggest Jackalope, The Cadillac Ranch or the Wig Wam Motel. The small grounds around the statue were... More 

Thank MaryEllenM27
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive statue. Looks great at night. Good photo op and great place to stretch your legs. Restrooms could use some updating.

Thank Andrea D
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love to take the kids here they can learn a little something about history and tall statue of Sam Houston:) Free Free always a plus. Gift shop inside the park. Free Parking.

Thank Christina_Dominguez
Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have always enjoyed landmarks especially roadside ones. My teens thought it was really weird to visit but quickly changed their minds once they say the enormity of the statue. This will b something they will always remember

Thank 1WConn
Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This statue of Sam Houston stands 77 feet tall, and you can see it from the highway but be sure and stop in the visitor center and gift shop. We spoke with one of the volunteers there, who knows the history of the statue and can answer all your questions about it and the area, plus is able to inform... More 

Thank Gloria S
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great place to stop and learn a little history of the state of Texas. There is lots of free parking at the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor Center so that you don't have to park on the interstate. Beautiful area and fun for all ages to have your picture taken with Big Sam!

Thank Jill G
Silver Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Being a native Texan, we know the history of Sam Houston. But, it is great to have such an impressive statue to remind us of our heritage. This is a beautiful setting right adjacent to Northbound I-45. Unfortunately, the proximity to the interstate detracts from the natural beauty and sounds of the park. It is definitely worth the time and... More 

Thank HoopFL
Frederick, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beutiful well taken care of statue great site. It is definitely a learning experience.. everyone should check it out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have driven by this statue and seen pictures, but today was the first to stop and go see it. It is amazing! I can't believe I did come here sooner.

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