Standing Brave: Giant Indian Chief in Big Cabin, Oklahoma

Find this roadside attraction on your Route 66 road trip: the Chief Standing Brave statue is a giant Indian chief statue in Big Cabin, Oklahoma.

The Giant Chief Standing Brave Statue has been standing since 2001 and is located outside of the Woodshed, a family-owned truck stop and travel plaza that has gas pumps, a convenience store, and and a sit down restaurant.

The roadside attraction was created by Wade Leslie. He started a model of it in 2000 then moved into the larger than life version that stands overlooking the highway. The statue is 46-feet tall (over 50 feet tall if you include the base). It is made of wire mesh, rebar, steel pipe, and expanding insulation foam that has been carved, fiber-glassed, sanded, primed, and painted. Overall the giant native american statue weighs over 15,000 pounds,and features 105 feathers in the headdress and 37 feathers on his spear and has the Oklahoma state flag within his shield (source).

On site you’ll also find a tiny chapel and a big boy statue on a pole.

Standing Brave Giant Indian Chief in Big Cabin, Oklahoma Route 66 roadside attraction
Standing Brave Giant Indian Chief in Big Cabin, Oklahoma Route 66 roadside attraction
Standing Brave Giant Indian Chief in Big Cabin, Oklahoma Route 66 roadside attraction
Big boy statue at Woodshed Of Big Cabin in Oklahoma

Looking for similar roadside attractions? Also look out for the Big Chief Giant Cigar Store Indian, the Eye Can See You Now Giant Indian, and Cherokee Trading Post.

Standing Brave Giant Indian Chief

Address: Woodshed Of Big Cabin, LLC, 31209 South Hwy 69, US-69, Big Cabin, OK 74332
Hours: Always visible
Cost: Free to see

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VAL BROMANN

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Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!