Meet Max The Moose

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Max is the City of Dryden’s official mascot. He stands proudly in the trees at the Tourist Information Centre along Highway #17. Max’s home is a popular spot with tourists and many visitors from around the world take his photograph.

Max was an idea of Mr. Elwin Palmer, a past president of the Chamber of Commerce. Max was born (built) in 1962 and celebrates his birthday officially on July 19th. He is made of mesh, steel rods, concrete and a layer of lacquer – to protect him from the brutal Northern Ontario winters.