Listen up, art and nature lovers. You’ve heard of sculpture gardens, but how about something called a sculpture trail? There are a number of these outdoor art experiences you want to check out now that the weather is warm.
In Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the National Museum of Wildlife Art has a brand-new 3/4-mile trail that will feature as many as 30 works of art. Right now it’s still a work in progress, but keep watching this space.
Or lace up your boots and head to East Otto, New York and Griffis Sculpture Park. It’s open through the summer with more than 200 sculptures and 10 miles of hiking trails.
In Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains, the James Wolfe Sculpture Trail features steel works along a 2-mile trail. There’s even an enormous 40-foot steel float that you can’t miss.
And in Solsberry, Indiana, of all places, there’s an outdoor museum called what else but Sculpture Trails. There are more than 60 large-scale sculptures along the paths here. But what’s really cool is that in addition to guided tours, every year there are workshops where you can learn to make your own outdoor art.
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