A photo tour of the abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
Written by Robert Niles
Theme Park Insider reader Ryan Traylor emailed some photos he took recently of the abandoned Six Flags New Orleans park, which closed after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, then never reopened.Tweet
Ryan shared some thoughts, via email:
"The first thing that struck me is how much the coasters and larger rides are still standing. Clearly the damage is from the flooding. And then the looting.
"Being in the park alone is awesome, even though the rides are not operational. Then the abandonment sets in. You hear the wind howling through the park. Broken gates creaking. Leaves rustling across spilled papers and plastic utensils. It's literally a ghost town. They closed the park in preparation for the storm and never returned."
"And the park being accessible is not a big secret. We ran into three other people while wandering around the park.
"It is definitely a park I want to visit again and spend a few more hours in."
Tag, you're it, Mr. Six. Welcome to Zombieland.
There's no queue for The Jester, but quite the wait.
Anyone up for a ride on the bumper cars?
Ironically, this abandoned
How about a ride on the flume to cool off?
Don't forget to leave a comment at Guest Relations on your way out of the park. Just have a seat and wait for the next representative.
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