S1 E06 Behind-the-Scenes of Land of Oz Theme Park in North Carolina

01:11 | 09/11/18 | NR | CC

You've seen the Wizard of Oz… but have you followed the yellow brick road? And did you know it runs through the mountains of North Carolina? It's at the Land of Oz theme park, and, for those lucky enough to have visited the park back in the 1970s, the childhood memories lasted a lifetime -- from its ribbon cutting with Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, to the tragic fire in the Emerald City, to the psychedelic mushrooms and hidden Easter Eggs that still await visitors today. Though it closed in the 1980s, a handful of people still get to experience the magical world that lies within each year when it opens for special events. See what makes this amusement park in Beech Mountain, North Carolina so secretly awesome. For more episodes of Secretly Awesome, visit Localish.com.

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