Kiddie Acres closes after 38 years, will auction off rides

KXAN Staff - AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A North Austin amusement park that has delighted children for decades took its final ride on Friday.

The owners of Kiddie Acres Amusement Park & Miniature golf, located at 4800 Howard Lane, made the announcement on Facebook, saying they were retiring after 38 years.

The amusement park, which featured a merry-go-round, train, miniature golf, boats and pony rides, was a popular spot for children's birthday parties and other events.

According to the Kiddie Acres' website all equipment will be auctioned off by Jones Swenson Auctions. The items will be auctioned off via online bidding only starting on July 11, 2017. The auction closes on Aug. 8.

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