DeForest, Wisconsin: Pinkie the Pink Elephant

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

Andy's Pink Elephant

4995 County Rd V, DeForest, WI
Off I-90/I-94 exit 126 (Hwy V) at Deforest, on the southwest side, next to the gas station.
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Pinkie the Pink Elephant

Great stop for a good laugh! Directions were a bit off... the exit is correct but head in opposite direction of Cheese Chalet!

[Kelley Perry, 09/12/2017]

Pink Elephant.

Pinkie the Pink Elephant

This station is proud to be home of the original pink elephant! Don't use their restroom without buying something, unless you want to get a serious stink eye. Children are no exception! Though I wish I had grabbed my wallet on the way in as I totally would have bought a pink elephant magnet!

[Gretchen, 07/27/2017]

The World Pink Elephant Fund relies on your purchases of magnet souvenirs to assure that these noble fiberglass creatures will not someday become extinct.


Pinkie the Pink Elephant

Painting updated and he is looking fresh. As I understand it, Pinkie's hipster glasses were once sunglasses, but I like the switch better. This elephant isn't fiberglass, it's tough enough for folks to sit on. Also, on the other side of the highway is a giant cow.

[Taylor, 09/27/2015]

Pink Elephant.

Pinkie the Elephant

Pinkie the Elephant is still looking as sharp as ever.

[Chris and Meli, 05/20/2015]

A rare Pink Elephant with its own historical plaque. And a Shemp haircut!

Pink elephant.

Pink Elephant

We have over 600 miles to drive today, but I just had to stop and see this guy! Thanks to the new owners for keeping it going. I don't mind the stickers and graffiti, it just makes it more of a hipster elephant.

[Bridget, 08/04/2013]

Pinkie's owner had the elephant repainted in 2014, and has asked visitors to please stop the graffiti.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Sissie the CowSissie the Cow, DeForest, WI - < 1 mi.
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Bavarian-Themed Business, Goat TowerBavarian-Themed Business, Goat Tower, Waunakee, WI - 6 mi.
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Crazy Barn Mural, Marshal, WI - 14 mi.

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