Everyone In Connecticut Should See What’s Inside The Gates Of This Abandoned Zoo

Over time many of Connecticut’s once popular locations have been slowly reclaimed by nature. Abandoned and left to decay, there are intriguing ruins spread across the state. Shade Swamp Sanctuary is one such place. Just yards away from the highly traveled Route 6 in Farmington are the remnants of a deserted zoo.

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Check out this cool video created by YouTube user, Jonathan Ference to see more footage from inside the abandoned zoo and the trail that leads there.

Have you ever visited the Shade Swamp Sanctuary? Did you even know this abandoned spot existed? Connecticut has other unique abandoned places and one intriguing spot is this tiny stone village.