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Address: North 9th Ave. West, Virginia, MN
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It's a loon

Big loon that's been in the lake forever. Would be cool if you're really into loons. I've seen this thing almost my whole life so I'm not impressed anymore. :D

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Big loon that's been in the lake forever. Would be cool if you're really into loons. I've seen this thing almost my whole life so I'm not impressed anymore. :D

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We just got done seeing the rubber ducky in Duluth and come here and were surprised with the big loon!

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Thank Sandy K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The directions are not great, but if you go to the candy shop in town, it's literally right down the street. Interesting to see but not a destination for sure.

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Thank Rachel C
Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A little hard to find from the Roadside website directions, but search for the lake instead and you'll get there. The loon is fun, but kept turning away from us - we even drove to the other side of the lake and it was still turned away! Unique attraction.

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Thank Shouldercat
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What is there that I can say about the Giant Loon that hasn't already been said? Not much, I guess. It's a Giant Loon. It is not a destination. It is not an activity. It is just a thing. Don't make a special trip just to see the loon. Visit Virginia for some other reason and then say 'oh hey,... More 

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Thank Joseph J
Biwabik, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

If you are in the Virginia area, be sure to drive to Silver Lake to see the Giant Loon. It's just one of those things you need to see at least once.

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Thank KimberMN
Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The loon is removed for the winter???? So sad the lake is so lonely now. But the lake is so beautiful still during the winter. The trees are frozen with ice and many it more enchanting.

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Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Ok I drove by tjis with my sistet ans was like what the what, she laughed ans said that's are loon. I was like i have to get a picture. Its a gaint duck in the middle of a lake, neatest piece of art i seen while dricing around.

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Thank Psychosam
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

As an avid Marvels of Minnesota hunter, this isn't the best marvel, but each MN marvel is special. The largest floating loon in the world is not an easy feat, but it was accomplished here in Virginia, MN. Silver Lake is surrounded by nice walking paths and there are many places to take in the flora and fauna of the... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Great views of the Loon in the Lake! Fun spot to take photos. Enjoy a picnic in the park or drop a line in the lake and try your fishing luck.

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