Cypress Gardens and Wild Adventures Sold
Written by David Graham
Herschend Family Entertainment was the winner in a private auction of the Wild Adventures amusement park, in Valdosta, Ga. Herschend, the owner of the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will pay $34.5 million for the theme park, whose parent company was forced into bankruptcy, in part due to hurricane damage at its Cypress Garden park in Winter Park, Fla.Tweet
Cypress Gardens also was sold, for $16.8 million to Land South Holdings, of Mulberry, Fla. Land South announced in its bid filing that it intends to keep the park open as a tourist attraction.
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