Jacksonville, Florida: Goofy Giant Gator Statue

An alligator rears up on its hind legs, supporting itself with a walking stick. 22 feet tall, he once stood in front of Casper's Gatorland.
Gator Bowl Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
West side of Metropolitan Park just south of Everbank Field in downtown. Between park and Jacksonville Fire Museum.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Goofy Giant Gator Statue

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

Gator statue.

Alligator Statue

Mr. Alligator is still in very good shape. Had a basketball in his mouth -- not sure they meant for it to be there -- right across from the stadium.

[Lindsey, 02/24/2014]

The 22-foot-tall, 16-ton concrete gator once stood in front of Casper's Gatorland (1946-82), which was north of St. Augustine. He originally clutched a cigar in his left paw.

Alligator statue.

Alligator Statue

Giant alligator with a walking stick statue is located in a grassy area on the west side of Metropolitan Park, just south of Everbank Field in downtown Jacksonville.

[Scott, 11/15/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Treaty OakTreaty Oak, Jacksonville, FL - 1 mi.
Big Bronze Owl, Books, and KeyBig Bronze Owl, Books, and Key, Jacksonville, FL - 1 mi.
Animal Whimsy Art FountainAnimal Whimsy Art Fountain, Jacksonville, FL - 1 mi.
In the region:
Last Silent Movie Studio in Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL - 3 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 24, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

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

Ruby City Museum, Franklin, North Carolina (Nov 20-26, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

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

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now