Perhaps the most infamous abandoned amusement park was the one at Priypat, closed down after the evacuation from the Chernobyl disaster. It’s bad enough to have a park no longer used, but in the case of this particular park, it was due to open
Originally called Jazzland until Six Flags took over in 2002. In 2005 hurricane Katrina unleashed all her destructive fury on the Gulf coast. Following the collapse of the levee’s in the 9th ward and the over flow from lake Pontchartrain the park sat submerged in 4-7 ft of brackish, corrosive water for over a month. 80% of all building were considered destroyed and what was left was unsafe and unrecoverable. What’s left of the abandoned park provides us with a surreal and haunting image.