Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument Display

The Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument Display is located smack dab in the middle of Washington State, off of the eastbound lanes of I-90, just east of the Columbia River.

Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument Display from a distance by Mike of

This horse sculpture/display was created by artist David Govedare and is perched atop a hill overlooking the Columbia River below.  The display can be seen for miles on a clear day and is visible from viewpoints along I-90 on the east side of the Columbia River. The best vantage point is about two miles east of the Vantage Bridge across the Columbia River. The eastbound off-ramp has a rough path that leads a quarter mile uphill to the Wild Horses Monument.

Columbia river from Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument Display

Once you reach the overlook parking lot, you’ll enjoy views below of the Columbia River and the Vantage Bridge, as well as the views above toward the wild horses display. If you so choose, like I did, you can hike up to the top of the bluff to walk among the horses. You’ll be amazed by the immense size of the display, as well as the thickness of the steel. This display was built to last for many generations to enjoy. Unfortunately, some hoodlums feel the need to tag these sculptures with paint, so I’m sure it’s a continual battle to keep them graffiti-free for all to enjoy.

Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument Display close-up by Mike Shubic

If you’ve ever stopped by the Vantage Bridge Wild Horses Monument, leave a comment below and let me know what you think of the display.


Mike Shubic

Mike Shubic is a seasoned road trip travel video blogger, traversing the byways of the world looking for those hidden gems of the road. From unique destinations, unexpected discoveries, creative cuisine, intriguing inns to exciting attractions…the road is his page. The experiences are his ink. And every 300 miles, a new chapter begins. Whether you live vicariously or by example, Mike will do the exploring so you can have an adventure.

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