Kokomo, Indiana: Willie the Whale

Built in 1964 for the Indianapolis Children's Zoo, 16 feet tall, Willie once had a fish tank in his walk-in mouth. Restored to his original appearance and moved to this spot in 2019.

Foster Park

Address:
788-876 W. Maple St., Kokomo, IN
Directions:
Foster Park. West side of downtown. From IN-22/W. Sycamore St. turn south (no stoplight) onto S. Indiana Ave. Drive until you reach the T intersection, and you'll see Willie on the right.
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Willie the Whale

We visited Willie the Whale on May 22, 2021. He lives at Foster Park in Kokomo, Indiana. He is well restored, and the park is a great place to walk around and stretch your legs. It was a nice stop. Kokomo has lots of hidden gems!

[Kayce, 05/27/2021]

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