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

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

Happy Hobo Alligator

The Happy Hobo alligator statue really gets around. He now stands at Wooten's Everglades Airboat Tours on US Highway 41. I don't know exactly when he made his way there, but that is his new home. Easy to access from the parking lot, and no cost to take photos.

[BoomersOTR, 04/17/2021]
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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