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Sep 21

Improvements made to the “Great Spirit Path”

Posted on September 21, 2015 at 2:24 pm by Clay Curtin

Fifty-three new signs were recently installed along the “Great Spirit Path” art installation in Bedwell Bayfront Park. The site is a stone poem in four stanzas inspired by Native American pictographs and designed by Menlo Park artist Susan Dunlap. Installed along a 3/4-mile long trail in the park, the Great Spirit Path is composed of 53 rock sculptures grouped into clusters, each representing a phrase in the poem. The largest sculpture of its kind anywhere, it is made of 892 rough natural stones weighing more than 505 tons. Visitors can now experience the Spirit Path with greater appreciation for our local “Stonehenge by the Bay.”

Great Spirit Path