Wait? You Can Actually Visit This Crazy Abandoned Texas Zoo?
Who doesn't love a zoo? But, what happens when the ZOO doesn't end up working and they abandoned them? Well, that's what happened to this TEXAS zoo. But, you can still see the remnants of the zoo and actually hike it!
• ABANDONED ZOO IN CISCO, TEXAS!
This zoo outside of Cisco, Texas didn't have much of a run back in the day. While the ZOO saw its opening in the early 1920s, it didn't last long. According to this article from texas monthly dot com...
Through the twenties and into the thirties, tourists came to see the creatures, to stay in stone cottages, and to swim in the huge man-made pool that opened a few years later below the dam. Unfortunately, this heyday was short-lived. According to yellowed news clippings from the time, the bear was poisoned in an unsolved crime, the deer died, and the zoo eventually lapsed into disrepair.
• ZOO IS ABANDONED BUT YOU CAN HIKE IT!
The zoo has been abandoned for over 100 years and now you can actually HIKE the trail! It's the OLD ZOO NATURE TRAILS at Co Rd 112, Cisco, TX 76437. Alltrails do t coms says...
This is a 100-year-old abandoned zoo featuring old ruins and cages that have been turned into nature trails. These ruins are from the 1920s and this area is also home to "The Worlds Largest Concrete Swimming Pool" that you can still see today. The path can be a bit overgrown and the map can be helpful to navigate through the park.