Strange Roadside Attractions From Every State

Giant animal-shaped things. UFO stuff. A collection of antique brains. It doesn’t get much weirder than this.

California: Salvation Mountain

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Located in Nilan, California—not too far from Slab City—lays a mini mountain, covered in paintings of colorful biblical messages like “God is Love.” The late Leonard King who lived on Salvation Mountain and continuously painted his messages on it from 1985 until the early 2000s created the man-made mountain. 

Strange Roadside Attractions From Every State

California: Salvation Mountain

Located in Nilan, California—not too far from Slab City—lays a mini mountain, covered in paintings of colorful biblical messages like “God is Love.” The late Leonard King who lived on Salvation Mountain and continuously painted his messages on it from 1985 until the early 2000s created the man-made mountain. 

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