This Rare Footage Of A Baltimore Area Amusement Park Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days

If you grew up in the Baltimore area between 1955 and 1990, then you may remember the following amusement park. The Enchanted Forest was nestled on Route 40, and as kids, many locals considered this magical place to be a mini Disney World. With a fairytale theme, this place offered rides, slides, and puppet shows. It was a nice place to getaway from the city and just have a great day with family.

Take a look at the following clips and prepare for a step back in time:

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The Enchanted Forest closed in the early 1990s. Today, pieces of the old attraction can be found at Clarks Elioak Farm in Ellicott City. The castle, Willie the Whale, the Old Lady’s Shoe, and more reside at the farm, offering children a similar, yet very different experience. For more information on the current Enchanted Forest at Clarks Elioak Farm, click here.

What do you remember about this place? Feel free to share your memories down below! 🙂