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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

The Deserted Village of Feltville

This tiny New Jersey village has lived many lives but seems determined to remain a ghost town.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
Oakland, New Jersey

Van Slyke Castle Ruins

The remains of a century-old mansion that met its demise after years of desertion.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land USA

A religious-themed amusement park.
Thompson, Utah

Sego, Utah

A ghost town that held steady longer than most, but finally gave up the ghost.
Madrid, New Mexico

Connie's Photo Park

A little slice of Florida face-in-a-hole kitsch, unexpectedly located in a small New Mexico town.
Catskill, New York

Catskill Game Farm

The abandoned ruins of America's first private zoo are open for exploration in the Catskills.
Queens, New York

Fort Tilden

This abandoned seaside fortress is now simply an imposing ruin being taken back by nature.
Bloomfield, New Mexico

Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area

The land is full of geologic eye candy like otherworldly spires, mushroom-shaped hoodoos, and prehistoric fossils.
Kings Park, New York

Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center

Beneath the mossy overgrowth covering this once-sprawling campus lies decades of history and the secrets that come with it.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Thousand Palms, California

Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve

Hike amid the palm trees that thrive among Southern California's Indio Hills.
Queens, New York

Calvary Cemetery

Holding the most bodies of any cemetery in the United States.
New York, New York

Castle Williams

In its day this historic fort held 100 cannons pointed in almost every direction to protect New York.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
Stowe, Vermont

Mount Mansfield

The highest peak in the state of Vermont has some interesting features.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ricker Basin

The remains of a deserted 1800s farming community can be found in Little River State Park.
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Dog Chapel

Small chapel celebrating the spiritual bond between dogs and humans.
Leicester, Massachusetts

Spider Gates Cemetery

The pleasant woodland cemetery that has inspired more than its fair share of wild legends.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Bancroft Tower

This miniature feudal castle was built on a whim to honor a US Navy pioneer.
Rosendale, New York

Widow Jane Mine

This old cement mine has been used as everything from a mushroom farm to a recording studio.
Yonkers, New York

Untermyer Park

America's greatest forgotten garden and the former stomping grounds of Son of Sam.
Beacon, New York

Ruins of the Mount Beacon Incline Railway

The remains of what was once the world's steepest passenger funicular.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Cat Sanctuary

The feral felines of Roosevelt Island have a small army of allies and an abandoned hospital all to themselves.