Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch

Public Art in The Deserts

Colorful as a box of crayons, this roadside folk-art collection is a forest of over 200 ‘bottle trees’ made from recycled soda and beer containers, telephone poles and weathered railroad signs.

Elmer Long, who was a career man at the cement factory you’ll pass just out of town, is the proprietor and cracked artistic genius. If you see someone with a Santa beard and leathery skin, you've found the right man.

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