An Abandoned Enchanted Hobbit Village Is Crumbling In This California Forest

Just off the Avenue of the Giants in northern California, the remains of a beloved fantasy world are slowly crumbling.This bizarre attraction was once a popular roadside destination on trips around the region, but it’s become a much wilder place since its abandonment. Read on to learn more about this charming and enchanting spot.

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It’s a shame that such a delightfully enchanting spot was left to decay. Would you have visited Hobbiton in its heyday? Did you ever walk through the park?