Initially, there was Heaven, a Disney World-style theme park that the Chinese federal government guaranteed would be “the largest amusement park in Asia.” It obtained developed yet never ever opened. Still, adventurous travelers trip from around the world to have a look at the macabre remains.

We knew regarding various other deserted parks, like Marineland of the Pacific in Los Angeles, a Sea World-style park that was featured in everything from The Partridge Family to The A-Team. It enclosed 1987 and also was left deserted for virtually two decades. And if a beauty-conscious city like LA might have one, there had to be others.

Luckily, with the present that is Google, we had the ability to discover a number of scary examples– a number of them in the USA. Seeing these images ignited our vibrant creative imaginations, and we understood that if we desired, we can really travel to a few of these deserted parks and also explore their empty shells for ourselves. Certain, we would perhaps be arrested for it, but that becomes part of the journey.

So with that said spirit of metropolitan exploration in our hearts, will not you join us for a take a look at a few of our faves?


This family-owned amusement park in Wichita, Kansas was when the biggest amusement park in central Kansas and included a wooden roller rollercoaster and also other old-timey destinations. It ran for 55 years however closed in 2004 due to financial problems. (It was temporarily resumed in 2006, but just lasted one season).

Ever since, it’s been vandalized countless times, with buildings covered in graffiti and also the vintage indicator atop the roller rollercoaster obtaining stolen. The management offices have actually additionally been ruined, and in August 2012 an upkeep building was burned down.

However, here’s a YouTube video clip including images from when the park was functioning, as well as how it looks in a lot more current times.