Fremont Troll

Lurking under the north end of the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle is this car-clutching creature known locally as the Fremont Troll. Weighing in at a staggering 13,000 pounds, this 18-foot tall concrete colossus was the brainchild of a UW professor, his girlfriend, and two of his students, after his design won an art competition in 1990. Now this much-photographed sculpture is a local treasure where climbing is encouraged. And, yes, that is a real Volkswagen Beetle in his grasp.

Address: Troll Ave N

Seattle, WA 98103

Phone: 206-684-2489
Hours: Open 24 hours
Admission: Free
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes

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