Ochopee, Florida: Happy Hobo Alligator

Classic statue of a goofy cartoon alligator with a hobo's satchel and floppy hat, smiling and waving.

Wooten's Everglades Airboat Tours

32330 Tamiami Trail E., Ochopee, FL
Wooten's Everglades Airboat Tours. On the south side of US-41/Tamiami Trail, two miles east of its intersection with FL-29.
Daily 9-5. Gated after hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Happy Hobo Alligator

He is back at Everglades City in front of Captain Jack's airboat rides.

[Diane, 02/15/2019]

Gator hobo.

Happy Hobo Alligator

A souvenir shop in Everglades City displays an alligator statue out front -- but unlike most gator statues (which depict fierce-looking creatures) this alligator appears to be a happy traveling hobo, smiling and waving.

[signmanjoe, 01/10/2016]

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