Mount Dora, Florida: Old Joe: Metal Gator Team Field Report

411 S. Tremain St., Mount Dora, FL
East end of Lake Dora across from Gilbert Park. Drive to the parking lot at the intersection of S. Tremain St. and Liberty Ave. You'll see Old Joe near the entrance to the parking lot for the Palm Island Boardwalk.
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Old Joe.

Old Joe: Metal Gator

Former 15-ft. long terror of the lakes around Mount Dora, now a fun outdoor gator-ridin' photo-op. Report... [02/26/2018]

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Old Joe: Metal Gator.

Old Joe: Metal Gator

We found Old Joe without a problem. Several people stopped and took their picture with him while we were there. He's in good condition.

[bordeauxbarb, 03/09/2022]

Ole Joe.

Old Joe: Metal Gator

Quick, fun stop at Gilbert Park. Ole Joe was sporting a red ribbon for Christmas. Took some fun pictures and were on our way.

[EC, 12/24/2020]

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