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Benny the Beard Fisher

Germfask, Michigan

Benny’s beard can reach across the pond and through the river
Long and strong the beard will wrap around you like a twister
Trolls can grow a beard both as a baby, miss, and mister
But any troll will envy that on Benny the Beard Fisher

Benny The Beard Fisher by Thomas Dambo
Benny The Beard Fisher

Location: Northland Outfitters Campground & Canoe / Kayak Livery - 8174 State Hwy M-77, Germfask, Michigan
Size: 14 feet tall, approximately 30 feet long

The wooden troll sculpture was created by artist Danish artist Thomas Dambo on the banks of the Manistique River in 2023.

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Located in Germfask, Michigan, along the river near Northland Outfitters Campground, you'll find Benny The Beard Fisher, a remarkable creation by Thomas Dambo, a renowned "Recycle Art Activist" from Denmark. Benny, Michigan's first troll, is a unique gem crafted from recycled materials, such as pallets and tree branches. Dambo's trolls have attracted global attention, and now, Michiganders have the opportunity to meet one of these incredible creatures right in their state. For just $10, you can visit Benny, chat with him, capture stunning photos, and soak in the beautiful surroundings. It's a perfect day trip offering a chance to witness Dambo's artistic brilliance up close in a serene Northern Michigan setting.

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