ENCHANTED FOREST CASTLES

I received E-Mail that said:

I don't know if "Roadside America" attractions count but here's two pictures (found on the web) of two castles located in the old Enchanted Forest kiddies park (now closed) in Ellicott City, MD.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

I noticed that you have Enchanted Forest in Ellicott City, MD on your website. It was a theme park that I remember going to for many birthday parties as a child in the 80's (I'm now 22). When you went inside it was a bunch of different things for kids including a moon bounce and caves and tunnels to crawl around in. At one point there was a fire and original owners decided to close for good. They later sold it and the new owners rebuilt and reopened. It stayed open for about another 2 or 3 years. But with the openings of several kid friendly indoor playground (like Jungle Jim and Discovery Zone) they could not compete.

Enchanted Forest again closed down in the mid 90's and now sits empty. For a little while you could drive by on Rt. 40 in the fall and winter and still see attractions set up, but now it just sits empty. Enchanted Forest also had it's 5 minutes of fame when several scenes from the John Water's movie "Crybaby" were filmed there.

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