8 US Tourist Attractions That Have Been Lost Forever

Arches National Park, Utah:

Arches National Park in Utah is home to over 2,000 natural stone arches, including the well-known Delicate Arch and Landscape Arch. The park also contains hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive rock fins, and giant balanced rocks.

Kaimu Beach, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii:

Kaimu Beach, known for its stunning black-sand strands, was a natural wonder on the Island of Hawaii. However, in the 1990s, this beautiful beach was destroyed.

Six Flags New Orleans, Louisiana:

The Six Flags New Orleans theme park, previously known as Jazzland, was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, leading to its closure.

Wawona Tree, Yosemite National Park, California:

The Wawona Tree, a giant sequoia with a tunnel carved into its base, was a popular attraction in Yosemite National Park. However, it fell in 1969 due to a combination of natural forces and human activities.

Jeffrey Pine, Yosemite National Park, California:

The Jeffrey Pine atop the Sentinel Dome in Yosemite National Park was killed off by drought in the 1970s but remained standing for many decades before eventually falling.

Stardust Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada:

The Stardust Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas closed its doors at the end of 2006 and was imploded in 2007 to make way for a new development, which later became Resorts World Las Vegas.

Duckbill Rock, Tillamook County, Oregon:

Duckbill Rock, a dramatic hoodoo in the Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, met its fate in 2016.

Jump-Off Joe, Newport, Oregon:

Jump-Off Joe, an arching sea stack off the shore at Newport s Nye Beach, crumbled into the sea in the early 20th century.