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Galleta Meadows Estate

Borrego Springs Road, Borrego Springs, California 92004 USA

“All-Metal Fantasy Safari”

Spanning hundreds of acres in both directions off Borrego Springs Road, Galleta Meadows Estate, which is owned by Dennis Avery of Avery Labels, is a mini Marfa, Texas, and a city folk's safari rolled into one. There's no fear of getting attacked or eaten, only wonderment at sculptor Ricardo Breceda's life-like creations — some modern-day species, some prehistoric. The pièce de résistance of Brecada's painstaking artistry is the 350-foot dragon that spans both sides of the road.  Roaring dinosaurs, massive serpents, ferocious saber tooth tigers, birds of prey and other beasts dot the desert landscape. Artist/welder Ricardo Breceda created the sculptures. The late Dennis Avery (heir to the Avery label fortune) commissioned the works for his Galleta Meadows Estate. Now the Borrego Springs sculptures are spread out all across the town. Commonly called the Sky Art Sculptures, there’s a story behind these beasts.

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Galleta Meadows Estate

Borrego Springs Road
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92004 USA

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