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The Remnants Of This Abandoned Zoo In Massachusetts Are Hauntingly Beautiful

Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo has been around since 1912, and it has a hidden history. Tucked away in a forgotten section of the park, fierce creatures were once kept on display. Read on to find out about one of the most fascinating and haunting secret sites in Massachusetts.

Today, the bear cages are overgrown. The large stone sculptures of bears remain, and are one of the most striking features of this spot.

The bear cages were featured in the popular 2003 crime movie “Mystic River,” where a Boston murder victim is found at the bottom of one of the bear pits.

Check out some footage of the abandoned bear cages below. If you’re interested in hidden spots in the forests of Massachusetts, take a look at this incredible secret Massachusetts train tunnel.

Sophia
Massachusetts native. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. Get in touch: smitrokostas@onlyinyourstate.com.