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Alpine, Texas: Apache Trading Post's Jackassic Park (Closed)

See the singing mules, then stick your head through a photo-op hole to look like an ass. Reported closed and for sale in 2013.

On US 90, the blue log cabin across from the Ramada Inn.
July 2013: Reported closed.

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Apache Trading Post Jackassic Park

The Apache Trading Post and adjacent Jackassic Park are permanently closed. The donkeys are gone and the building is for sale.

[Spike, 10/28/2013]
Apache Trading Post's Jackassic Park

Went by to see it and the trading post is now closed and the building up for sale. The photo op board with the donkeys is still up out front. It's a shame, they used to have a pretty good display about the Marfa Mystery Lights.

[Chanda, 07/31/2013]

Jackassic Park.

Apache Trading Post's Jackassic Park

You've heard of Jurassic Park? Well, the Apache Trading Post in Alpine, Texas has Jackassic Park. See the singing mules, Petunia, Penolope and Pete with recent additions of burros Patches and Polkadot work for carrots.

Have your picture taken with friends at the donkey cut-out, where you can appear as Smart-Ass, Candy-Ass, Dumb-Ass, Lazy Ass and 1/2 Ass.

They also run a free, short video about the Marfa Lights.

[Charles McConnell, 11/19/2007]

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