Palmdale, Florida: Gatorama Team Field Report

6180 US Hwy 27, Palmdale, FL
I-75 exit 141. East on Hwy 80 (Palm Beach Blvd) 24 miles to La Belle, then north on Bridge St. for a mile, then east on Hwy 29 for 13 miles. South on US 27 about 1.5 miles.
Daily 10-5, gator shows twice daily (Call to verify)
RA Rates:
Major Fun
Save to My Sights
Large gator farm features a big mean one named Goliath. Report...
Gatorama - Cecil Clemons
Chain-smoking swamp character Cecil Clemons regaled us with tales of gator raising and government meddling. Report...
Palmdale, Florida - Quantum Mechanics And Mr. Chicken
Gatorama: The next time you hear or read someone dismissing roadside attractions as a waste of brain space, tell them about Mr. Chicken. [05/28/2011] Complete Story...

Visitor Tips and News About Gatorama

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

Cecil Clemons, Gatorama

Gatorama - The Cecil Clemons Years

The Gatorama gator farm and Cecil Clemons in 1981 -- he could be found handling baby gators, or chasing full size crocs. Cecil and I waded out into the croc lake at night to look for hatchlings.

[John Laitinen, 02/21/2012]

Cecil Clemons and pal.


Have several pics of Cecil, and a couple hours interviews on tape. "How long do you think a gator can live 'thout a bunghole?" he asked. Said he had a five footer! Included pic shows Cecil stripping a cow. The Lykes Bros. would call him when a cow died in the field, and Cecil would take care of it, saving certain parts for his wildcats.

[John Laitinen, 03/29/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Lake Placid TowerLake Placid Tower, Lake Placid, FL - 27 mi.
Everglades Mural and BarEverglades Mural and Bar, Clewiston, FL - 25 mi.
Strawberry ManStrawberry Man, Alva, FL - 32 mi.
In the region:
Radioactive Fountain of Youth, Punta Gorda, FL - 47 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.

November 28, 2015

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Florida Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

John Dillinger Museum, Crown Point, Indiana (Nov 23-29, 2015)

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, Palmdale, Florida

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now