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Address: 4995 County Road V, DeForest, WI 53532-1966

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Awesome Stop

Wish I have seen this before, it would be a great stop every year while passing threw. I could take my kids pics every year and watch em grow with Pinky! Very unique elephant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
Nicole M
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another silly roadside attraction that I could't pass up. A selfie must. The fact that "Pinkie" is wearing glasses makes it so much more fun.

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Thank Doug H
Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Wish I have seen this before, it would be a great stop every year while passing threw. I could take my kids pics every year and watch em grow with Pinky! Very unique elephant! Loved the story attached behind the elephant and I posted a pic of it as well. Talked to many others that have stopped n took pics.... More 

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Thank Nicole M
Chicagoland, IL
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped here passing by DeForest on our way north in Wisconsin. This elephant is located by a Shell station. Kids enjoyed it and it was a fun photo opportunity. Fun to stop, stretch your legs and see a pink elephant while sober. HAHA Well I hope you're sober if you're driving by. Seriously, it was a fun 5 minute diversion... More 

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Thank sgtdisney
Evansville, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Definitely stop to see the Pink Elephant and take a photo with it! It's GREAT. For the best photo, keep time of day in mind. I was there later in the day with the sun coming from behind the elephant. Standing in front, by the trunk, meant that we were in the shadow. The story about the elephant--who's been there... More 

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Thank Sue B
Madison, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It seems to be a popular stop with tourists. There is often a family taking pictures of the kids with the elephant. I've been here for years and never felt the need to stop.

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Thank Jeff_Madison_12
DeForest, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

The Pink Elephant at the gas station in De Forest has been a favorite of kid's for many years. He has been recently refurbished & looks much better. Great photo op plus just across the Interstate is a huge cow at Ehlenbach's Cheese House. Two larger than life animals - one stop!

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Thank ElectricIndian
Warren, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Just drive on by... he's by the Shell gas station. One of a few random art pieces that made me love this place even more. :)

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Thank ErinKouvas
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
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211 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

We were driving from Chicago to South Dakota and hit this up as a little spot for our kids to stretch their legs. But even if you're just on your way up to the Wisconsin Dells this is a totally worth while stop. There's a little sign with the history of this pink elephant which is actually pretty interesting. Then... More 

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Thank Nick S
CENTRAL WI
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212 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

LANDMARK!!!!! THIS FIGURE has been here for as long as i can remember,,, right on the hwy v exit for deforest,,, if you tell someone at the pink elephant they will no what you are talking about ,,, theres gas here at this location ,,,etc

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Thank JOEYGCentralWi
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Easy on easy off access to the elephant. Perfect bathroom and refresh stop while your traveling. Avoid the boring rest stop and go meet the pink elephant in Deforest, Wisconsin.

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