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All that remains of the entrance to 'Jurassic Park'
Built on the island of Kauai in 1992, not much remains of one history's iconic Hollywood set pieces.
Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 02:30 PM
With director Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic World
" set to roar into theaters next summer, fans of the franchise are understandably excited to revisit a world originally brought to life by Steven Spielberg. His 1993 "Jurassic Park" not only thrilled with its dinos-on-the-loose plot line, but also ushered in the standard for computer animation in movies.
Filming began on the on the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi in August 1992 with a mix of studio and on-location sets. One of the them included the massive iconic gates to "Jurassic Park," built in a gorgeous setting deep within Kaua'i and at the base of Mount Wai’ale’ale.
While the gates we removed after filming, two large posts to support the structure were left standing. A user on Reddit this morning posted
all that remains of the gates nearly 22 years later.
In the words of Dr. Ian Malcolm from "Jurassic Park":
Interested in checking out this spot yourself? This Tripadvisor page has some helpful directions
. Needless to say, you're going to need four-wheel drive. For those feeling less adventrous, a video of the site is below.
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