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Bonita Springs, Florida: Man on a Hoop

A bronze man slowly trudges atop a big bronze hoop, obviously going nowhere. It's art.

10450 Reynolds St., Bonita Springs, FL
Downtown, in Riverside Park. On the west side of Old 41 Rd, just north of it intersection with Childers St.
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Man on a Hoop

There is a small playground across the train tracks, with plenty of shade. It's a nice stop after Wonder Gardens with the littles.

[Josh, 04/12/2021]

Man on a Hoop.

Man on a Hoop

A 17-foot-tall statue at Riverside Park by Jane DeDecker is officially titled "Setting The Pace." If you are in the area it is worth a quick visit. Then you can stop by Everglades Wonder Gardens just up the block.

[Kurt Killen, 03/02/2021]

Man on a Hoop.

Man on a Hoop

Besides the Man on a Hoop sculpture and the World Trade Center slab, there is a nice war memorial for "No One Left Behind." Take a walk around the park; there are quite a few statues.

[Bordeauxbarb, 03/20/2019]

Man on a hoop.

Man on Giant Hula Hoop

Riverside Park in downtown Bonita Springs has some interesting sculptures and memorials. My favorite is the statue of a man standing on top of what looks like a giant hula hoop. It is probably 18 - 20 feet high. There is also a military memorial and a park bench with two children statues sitting on it.

[signmanjoe, 01/09/2015]

Officially titled "Setting the Pace," it was unveiled Jan. 10, 2007. It's a duplicate of a sculpture that stands in Evergreen, Colorado. Both were created by artist Jane DeDecker.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Slab from World Trade CenterSlab from World Trade Center, Bonita Springs, FL - < 1 mi.
Nostalgic MuralNostalgic Mural, Bonita Springs, FL - < 1 mi.
Wonder GardensWonder Gardens, Bonita Springs, FL - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Radioactive Fountain of Youth, Punta Gorda, FL - 44 mi.

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