DeForest, Wisconsin: Pinkie the Pink Elephant

Life sized, wears giant eyeglasses. The adjacent gas station sells a variety of Pinkie souvenirs.

Visitor Tips and News About Pinkie the Pink Elephant

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Pink elephant.

Pink Elephant

The Pink Elephant! Perhaps one of the best sites to be seen. His glasses are the best. So glad we ran across him. An absolute must for everyone.

[Brandy Gergescz, 06/14/2011]

Pink elephant.

Pink Elephant

We loved him! Totally worth a stop. Even bought a key chain.

[Nicole, 09/05/2010]
Pink Elephant

My family and I re-opened the Pink elephant gas station and store in May, and really love visiting with people. The elephant has been in our town for about 50 years and has always been a part of our lives. It was my husband's 1st job pumping gas way back when; he grew up just a mile down the road.

The station is a Citgo and has had many names throughout the years. We named the station Andy's Pink Elephant in memory of our infant son, who passed away in 1991 with a heart defect. It is his elephant. We have started a Wall of Fame and are hoping visitors will send in new and old photos of the elephant to put up on the stations walls. People enjoy looking at them and reading the Wall of Fame.

[April and Terry at Andy's pink elephant, 08/17/2010]

Pink elephant.

Pink Elephant

Good News! A new owner came in and bought the gas station and LOVES the elephant so much she is giving away pink elephant bumper and window stickers to those who come by to see it! She is asking that you send in a photo of you and the elephant so she can line the walls of the place with photos! Well worth the stop and if you can, fill up the tank, too.

[Leatta Perdue, 05/31/2010]
Pink Elephant

We went to visit the Pink Elephant on 3/6/10. He is still standing, but badly covered with graffiti and stickers. The Citgo station he is next to appears to be shut down and the land is for sale.

[Jana, 03/16/2010]

Pinkie the Pink Elephant

Andy's Pink Elephant

4995 County Rd V, DeForest, WI
Right off the I-90/I-94 exit 126 to Deforest; if you follow the signs for the Cheese Chalet, it's right down the street. Interstate Citgo Station at Hwy V exit off of Interstate 90/94.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Nearby Offbeat Places

Sissie the CowSissie the Cow, DeForest, WI - < 1 mi.
Mouse House CheesehausMouse House Cheesehaus, Windsor, WI - 4 mi.
Bavarian-Themed Business, Goat TowerBavarian-Themed Business, Goat Tower, Waunakee, WI - 6 mi.
In the region:
Honey Acres - Honey of a Museum, Ashippun, WI - 43 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 17, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Wisconsin Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Crystal Shrine Grotto, Memphis, Tennessee (Aug 14-20, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, DeForest, Wisconsin

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now