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LOST PARKS OF ARKANSAS
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LOST COASTERS OF ARKANSAS
LOST PARKS OF ARKANSAS
MORE DOGPATCH & FOREST PARK
HURRAH CITY
WILLOW LAKE & ARKLA VILLAGE
DINOSAUR WORLD
MYRLTLE GROVE RAILROAD
1950s/60s LITTLE ROCK LIVESTOCK SHOW
MAGIC SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS
MAGIC SPRINGS
CHILDRENS RIDES
MILD TO WILD
MORE MILD TO WILD
TIMBERWOOD AMPITHEATER
CRYSTAL FALLS
ARKANSAS TWISTER HISTORY
THE ARKANSAS TWISTER
LET'S "TWIST" SOME MORE
BIG BAD JOHN
MORE BIG BAD JOHN
STAR AMUSEMENTS
CRABTREE AMUSEMENTS
MILLER SPECTACULAR AMUSEMENTS
1940 UNION COUNTY FAIR
1941
SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS
POSTCARDS OF THE PAST
LINKS
EMAIL ME
CREDITS
COPYRIGHT/LEGAL STUFF
RAPID AL

Some of the parks shown in this section were not amusement parks, but part of the surge of roadside attractions that started in the 1950's, and finally faded towards the end of the 1960's. Arkansas had many of these little Mom & Pop operations, most were built by the owners.
 
The pictures of Hurrah City, Dinosaur World, and Arkla Village were taken by Eddie Dean who traveled Arkansas from the 1940's to the late 1960's takeing pictures of everything, and anything. The pictures are courtesy of the Arkansas Historical Commision.

DOGPATCH USA
 
The park was owned by the same people who owned Magic Springs Amusement Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas(pre-1995). These pictures show a few of the signs still at the park in 2003. Signs are usually overlooked as part of a parks history. Thats what caught my eye when it came to Sonic Atrophys' great pictures.

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