These vintage photos have a dated, faded feel to them, and showcase a family exploring an equally dated and vintage theme park in Michigan, known as The Prehistoric Forest.
Created by James Q. Sidwell, a former dinosaur exhibit designer, the attraction was decidedly low-budget and charmingly corny, but has a nostalgia-factor nonetheless. We especially love the children’s expressions throughout, where they often look hopelessly bored by the anatomically…..goofy dinos.
We’ve heard the attraction now is just a closed down overgrown forest, with the odd dinosaur carcass lying about. However these photos transport us back to a simpler, more charming time.
[…] In the hallway were yellowing family photos at eye level, with dust in the corners of the frames. Who was that at the Prehistoric Forest? https://mossandfog.com/vintage-photos-of-michigans-prehistoric-forest-a-low-key-amusement-park-from-… […]