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Palmdale, Florida: Gatorama

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Address:
6180 US Hwy 27, Palmdale, FL
Directions:
I-75 exit 141. East on Hwy 80 (Palm Beach Blvd) 24 miles to La Belle, then north on Bridge St. for a mile, then east on Hwy 29 for 13 miles. South on US 27 about 1.5 miles.
Hours:
Daily 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
863-675-0623
Admission:
Adults $25; optional $10 "encounters"
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Gatorama

Large gator farm features a big mean one named Goliath. Motto: "Fast hands of no hands."

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Gatorama - Cecil Clemons

Chain-smoking swamp character Cecil Clemons regaled us with tales of gator raising and government meddling.

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Palmdale, Florida - Quantum Mechanics And Mr. Chicken
Gatorama:

The next time you hear or read someone dismissing roadside attractions as a waste of brain space, tell them about Mr. Chicken.

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Meet Cecil Clemons.

Palmdale, Florida - Meet Cecil Clemons, Gatorama, 1985
Meet Cecil Clemons, Gatorama:

In 1985, we chatted with Gatorama's Cecil Clemons about how things went all to hell for America's highway attractions.

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Cecil Clemons, Gatorama

Gatorama - The Cecil Clemons Years

The Gatorama gator farm and Cecil Clemons in 1981 -- he could be found handling baby gators, or chasing full size crocs. Cecil and I waded out into the croc lake at night to look for hatchlings.

[John Laitinen, 02/21/2012]

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