Abandoned ‘Flintstones’ Theme Park

Abandoned 'Flintstones' Theme Park

The soundtrack of Flinstones cartoons broadcast continuously over the park’s tinny loudspeakers, echoing eerily between the dusty, dilapidating houses of Bedrock’s famous residents from a bygone era. Built over 40 years ago during the Route 66 roadside attraction craze, this lonely concrete replica of a cartoon town has seen better days. You … Read more

Joy Land – abandoned theme park

Joy Land – abandoned theme park

Joyland – No joy anymore ! Location: Wichita, Kansas. Years in operation: 1949-2004 Creepy factor: 7 Decidedly more sad than spooky (save for Louie, the Wurlitzer-playing robo-clown), Wichita’s Joyland, a traditional, family-owned amusement park, became the target of rampant vandalism and destruction after closing in 2004. Margaret Russell, who ran the park … Read more