The sign forest was started in 1942 by a soldier who put up a sign showing the mileage to his hometown. Now there are more than 75,000 signs from all over the world. Some of the pictures were taken on a whim and others had a reason.
There are rows and rows of these posts.
Someone even made a sign out of a bedpan.
This one is here because I have been to Aachen...only 7065 km away.
Found a sign of an Alaska license plate that says Wasilla on it.
In the middle of the sign forest were several pieces of old equipment. I think, judging from the tree growing in the middle of it, that this thing hasn't been used for a few years.
Here is for the Longmont, CO, folks in the family.
This sign is inside the visitor center and tells about the placing of the first sign.
This has a little sign that says 'Roma'.
Olathe, KS, appears on this post.
If you want to put up your sign when you visit Watson Lake, they will even loan you a hammer and a couple of nails, but you have to find your own spot to nail it.