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Amazing paint job

The detail and paint job make this look absolutely like a giant peach. We learned SC produces 3x... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barb H
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Right off I85 is the sometimes controversial “giant peach “ water tower . Can’t miss it and it’s a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MaryandBobontheroad
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Interstate 85 near the exit for S.C. Highway 11 the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, Gaffney, SC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's along the I-85 highway and sort of cool looking but I've seen other water towers that are as or more unique.

Thank scoutdreams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The detail and paint job make this look absolutely like a giant peach. We learned SC produces 3x as many peaches as Georgia ("the peach state"). Great landmark!

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right off I85 is the sometimes controversial “giant peach “ water tower . Can’t miss it and it’s a great photo opportunity. Other than that, what can you say, it’s a big water tower and the butt of some jokes.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

On the way to visit a local peach farm we stopped to see the Giant Peach my granddaughter wanted to see it up close the gate is open daily from 8 to 5 and you can walk in and see the peach close-up, very cool,...More

Thank Mariann Y
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My 2 sons and I were traveling to Gaffney for the weekend. As we were driving on 85, we saw the Peachoid. I was more excited than my sons. The gates are open from 8-5.

Thank 3keikis
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I always enjoy a well executed water tower and this is certainly one of the better ones you’ll see. The area around Gaffney, SC is peach country. This round water tower has been painted to look just like a peach, complete with leaf and stem....More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 23 July 2018

You want to see strange water towers, this is one too see. It is shape like a peach. The area is known for their large peaches.

Thank DianeP2001
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We saw this on the way to Cherokee Speedway to see the Lucas Oil Late Model race. Looks neat from the highway and the kids thought it was awesome. It's really nice looking at night with the lights shining on it.

Thank Jesse F
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This sight is at Mile Marker 91 on I 85 in Gaffney, South Carolina. You can reach it at Exit 92 or 90. Holds water for residents of Cherokee County, famous for abundant peach crops. There is a place to walk around it, or stand...More

Thank marciaduncan
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Water tower is easily visible from the highway. First time I passed I didn't know what it was. Took a local to point it out and then I got it. I'm sure it is a mark of local pride and it is interesting art, but...More

Thank Bob F
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