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Rocky Point Park RI- growing up we had our own amusement park. It's closed now
Located in Wichita, Kansas, Joyland is an amusement park that’s been shuttered since 2006. Here are a bunch of creepy/beautiful images documenting nature’s reclamation of the site.
About 45 minutes outside of Shanghai are the deserted ruins of what was supposed to be the world's largest amusement park. Instead, farmers have reclaimed the land planting corn and digging wells next to spires modeled after Disneyland.
Rocky Point, RI – At one time was one of the finest amusement parks in America and it even managed to stay in operation for over 150 years from its original opening in 1840. By 1996 though, the park was suffering from financial difficulties though and finally closed its doors forever. Most of the attractions remained at the park, which suffered from a number of fires, many started by arsonists, since the park’s closure.
Takakanonuma Greenland was an amusement park that opened up in the mid-70s and quickly closed down. In 1986, the park tried to open back up again after being closed down for about 10 years, but quickly failed again. Since its final closure, the park and its huge roller coasters have become overgrown by local plants and nearly completely rusted over.