Cookeville, Tennessee: Pink Elephant

A pink fiberglass elephant, usually wearing sun glasses -- and sometimes sporting a painted-on bikini. And coquettishly posing on water skis.
Address:
680 South Willow Ave., Cookeville, TN
Directions:
I-40 exit 286 (TN 135/S Willow St). Go north about 1 mile, just past Fairgrounds St. Statue is on the right near the street in the parking lot in front of a small business building. Lone Oak Dr turns to the left directly in front of the statue.
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Droppings. Pink Elephant

It appears that someone has added a pile of elephant droppings made from footballs, basketballs, etc.

[Johnny, 07/13/2014]
Pink elephant. Pink Elephant

Nifty. Felt silly taking pictures roadside, but I reckon it was worth it!

[Flapple, 07/25/2013]

Let yourself go...surrender to the photo op...

Pink elephant. Giant Skiing Pink Elephant

It was late one night of a road trip when I stopped in Cookeville for the night. On the way to the hotel, I spotted this giant pink elephant statue, on water skis, wearing sunglasses. My husband was asleep and missed it. He thought I was crazy, so the next morning I went back and took pictures.

[Carolita Garcia, 04/18/2012]
Pink elephant. Ellie the Pink Elephant

Yep, we too had to stop and get a picture of the giant pink elephant we saw from quite the distance as we drove through Cookeville on our way to NC for Christmas.

[Dorre, 08/16/2011]
Pink elephant. Pink Elephant

She is still standing, with giant sun glasses, and is in great shape!

[Kim V, 12/03/2010]

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