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The 23 Scariest Haunted Houses In The US, 2020

The scariest haunted houses in the US are ranked each year by “scare teams” at Scare Factor.

Teams base their rankings on personal visits, then score them on a scale of 1-10.

We’ve broken it all down for you here, with links and photos to take a peek inside each house below…

Which are your favorites?

#23 Paranoia Haunted House – Georgia

  • Paranoia Haunted House Front Entrance
  • Paranoia Haunted House Gruesome Live Haunt
  • Paranoia Haunted House Blacklight Cobwebs
  • Paranoia Haunted House Hanging Body
  • Paranoia Haunted House Bodies and Parts
  • Paranoia Haunted House Exterior Shingle

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Paranoia Haunted House is the largest haunted house in North Georgia.

You can wander the halls of this unguided attraction that features 2 different experiences. Each with their own unique special effects and startling live actors.

Face your fears at the Paranoia Haunted House.

Location:

2075 Marietta Way
Canton, GA 30114

Contact:

Phone: (678) 793-1544
Email: [email protected]

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#22 Blood Prison – Ohio

  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Exterior
  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Escaped Prisoner Man and Woman
  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Escaped Deranged Prisoner
  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Prisoner Attempted Escape
  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Scary
  • Blood Prison Ohio Haunted House Group

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Blood Prison is Ohio’s only haunted attraction located inside a real prison.

Originally built in 1886, The Ohio State Reformatory was once home to deranged prisoners and may still be home to paranormal activity.

Thrill seekers will attempt a jailbreak by escaping creepy clowns that continue to haunt experience.

Blood Prison Trailer:

Location:

100 Reformatory Road
Mansfield, OH 44905

Contact:

Phone: (419) 522-2644
Email: [email protected]

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#21 The 13th Gate – Louisianna

  • 13th Gate Haunted House Zombies
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Creature Locked Up
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Fog Effect
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Butcher
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Live Fire Performance
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Life Concert
  • 13th Gate Haunted House Group

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The 13th Gate haunted house is a huge Baton Rouge attraction.

It features snake-infested swamplands, claustrophobic cellars, and hidden passageways.

On-site is the Necropolis Haunted Cemetery, a 40,000 square foot cemetery with an underground catacomb.

The 13th Gate has consistently been recognized as one of the top haunted houses in the country by Hauntworld.com, MTV, AOL Cityguide, Fangoria Magazine, Haunted Attraction Magazine, and The Travel Channel.

13th Gate Trailer:

Location:

832 Saint Philip St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Contact:

Phone: (225) 389-1313
Email: [email protected]

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#20 Fear Forest VA – Virginia

  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Entrance
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Pumpkin
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Crops Entrance
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Leather Face Mask
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Cast
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Blacklight
  • Fear Forest Haunted House and Trail Group

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Fear Forest VA brings you deep into the dark on a four-tenths of a mile woods trail by foot or wagon ride.

This no-contact trail features claustrophobic passageways and live creatures that come alive in the moonlight.

Location:

6340 Oak Shade Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Contact:

Phone: (540) 638-0061
Email: [email protected]

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#19 Containment Haunted House – Georgia

  • Containment Haunted House Nighttime
  • Containment Haunted House Zombie
  • Containment Haunted House Pig Face
  • Containment Haunted House Front
  • Containment Haunted House Skull Light
  • Containment Haunted House Group

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Containment Haunted House was originally built out of shipping containers for Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Georgia.

Interactive scenes throughout the Containment delivers amazing scares by in your face actors.

The latest change in 2019 brought new scares that are a must-see for all.

Containment Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

1320 Blairs Bridge Rd.
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Contact:

Phone: (770) 765-5334
Email: [email protected]

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#18 The Devils Attic – Kentucky

  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Jason Halloween Movie
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Front
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Sliced Face Man
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Screaming Woman
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Special Effects Makeup
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Side By Side Special Effects
  • The Devils Attic Haunted House Actor Group

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The Devils Attic is known as Kentucky’s most award-winning haunted Attraction.

The theme behind this house is made up of a collection of true elements from classic horror films, as stated on their website.

This frightening experience will bring your childhood fears back to life!

The Devils Attic Trailer:

Location:

647 W Hill St
Louisville, KY 40208

Contact:

Phone: (502) 292-7738
Email: [email protected]

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#17 The Haunted Hotel KY – Kentucky

  • The Haunted Hotel KY Exterior
  • The Haunted Hotel KY Chained Up
  • The Haunted Hotel KY Leather Face
  • The Haunted Hotel KY Creepy Crawling Baby
  • The Haunted Hotel KY Caged Zombie
  • The Haunted Hotel KY Skeleton Death Prop

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The Haunted Hotel KY will take you on a real-life experience of your worst nightmare.

The Haunted Hotel creators bring more insanity year after year, with more special effects than any other haunted house in Kentucky.

After 23 years, this remains as Louisville ‘s longest-running and scariest haunted house.

The Haunted Hotel KY Trailer:

Location:

3000 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40208

Contact:

Phone: (502) 708-1983
Email: [email protected]

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#16 Hundred Acres Manor – Pennsylvania

  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Library Scene
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Illusion Tunnel
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Town Square At Night
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Crawling Zombie
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Wartime Veteran Prop
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Zombie Up Close
  • Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House Hanging Skeleton Prop

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Hundred Acres Manor is an extreme haunted house attraction.

It’s been recognized by Travel Channel as Haunt World Magazine as one of America’s scariest Halloween attractions.

This haunt is spread across 6 attractions and 1 mile long walking path.

Hundred Acres Manor recently expanded to include a first-ever escape room experience and tactical zombie laser tag course.

Hundred Acres Manor Trailer:

Location:

1 Hundred Acres Drive
Bethel Park, PA 15102

Contact:

Phone: (412) 851-4286
Email: [email protected]

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#15 USS Nightmare – Kentucky

  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Nighttime Under Bridge
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Playing With Food
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Scariest Haunt
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Butcher With Balloon
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Zombie Captain
  • USS Nightmare Haunted Dredge Boat Storm

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USS Nightmare is a haunted house attraction built on an actual retired steam-powered dredge boat in Newport, Kentucky floating on the Ohio River.

It’s one of the only floating haunt experiences in the country, and it has a creepy history…

With two decks, each with over 20 scenes, make your way through corridors and the engine room to take in the boat’s sinister past.

USS Nightmare Trailer:

Location:

101 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY 41071

Contact:

Phone: (859) 740-2293
Email: [email protected]

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#14 Fear Fair – Kentucky

  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Torn Up Face Mask
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Prison Riot Scene
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Woman Statue Costume
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Hanging Butcher Actore
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Cast
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Gargoyle Actor
  • Fear Fair Indiana Scariest Haunted House Pig Face Mask

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Fear Fair is one of Indiana’s scariest haunted house attractions located in Seymour, Indiana.

With great actors and over the top scene set ups, you’ll understand why wait times are over 2 hours during the height of the season.

With an extra-long walkthrough, you won’t be getting through this one in 15 minutes…

Fear Fair Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

800 A Ave E
Seymour, IN 47274

Contact:

Phone: (605) 301-4283
Email: [email protected]

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#13 HellsGate Haunted House – Illinois

  • HellsGate Haunted House Front of House
  • HellsGate Haunted House Archway Scene
  • HellsGate Haunted House Childs Room Miniature Haunted House Shadow
  • HellsGate Haunted House Clown Closeup
  • HellsGate Haunted House Demon Dragon Scene
  • HellsGate Haunted House Clown Bedroom
  • HellsGate Haunted House Dark Fire Scene

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HellsGate Haunted House has satisfied the people of Chicagoland’s thrilling thirst for some time… They say, it’s so scary that it has a money back offer…

This multi-level mansion is filled with secret passages, giant slides to bring you on a complete adventure.

This haunt is brought to you by Zombie Army Productions and Legacy Events

HellsGate Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

3101 Canal St.
Lockport, IL 60441

Contact:

Phone: (605) 301-4283
Email: [email protected]

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#12 Statesville Haunted Prison – Illinois

  • Statesville Haunted Prison Woman In Window
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Masked Creature
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Operating Table
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Skeleton and Skulls
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Actor
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Masked Creature
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Creature at Front Sign
  • Statesville Haunted Prison Set Design

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Statesville Haunted Prison is considered one of Illinois’ best haunted houses for almost 20 years.

There’s over 150 live actors, 40 horrific rooms, and an average time of 40-50 minutes required to get all the way through.

Statesville has many cutting-edge effects, attention to detail, and an aggressive believable group of actors!

This haunt is brought to you by Zombie Army Productions and Legacy Events

Statesville Haunted Prison Trailer:

Location:

17250 Weber Rd
Lockport, IL 60441

Contact:

Phone: (877) 722-7332
Email: [email protected]

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#11 The Dent Schoolhouse – Ohio

  • The Dent Schoolhouse Building Exterior Lit For Christmas
  • The Dent Schoolhouse Scarecrow with Jack O Lantern Head
  • The Dent Schoolhouse Interior Skeleton Scene
  • The Dent Schoolhouse Creepy Janitor Basement Dwelling
  • The Dent Schoolhouse Clown Staff

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The Dent Schoolhouse is Cincinnati’s Scariest Haunted House and ranked as one of the nation’s best haunted attractions by E!, BuzzFeed, USA Today, Forbes, Fangoria, and many others.

This haunt takes place in a schoolhouse built in 1896 with a gruesome legend…

The school janitor is said to have killed a large number of students over a 10-20 year period, hiding their bodies in the basement!

The Dent Schoolhouse Trailer:

Location:

5963 Harrison Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45248

Contact:

Phone: (513) 445-9767
Email: [email protected]

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#10 Terror on the Coast – Mississippi

  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Set
  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Leatherface Behind Door
  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Chainsaw Actor
  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Creepy Clown Actor
  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Creepy Crawling Girl In Dark
  • Terror On The Coast Haunted House Twisted Face Actor

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Terror On The Coast is one of Mississippi’s largest and scariest haunted houses–on the coast 😉

Experience this Hollywood-styled attraction where local guests rave about the detailed props in each room.

Location:

3420 Giles Rd.
Gulfport, MS 39501

Contact:

Phone: (228) 326-1405
Email: [email protected]

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#9 Fright Kingdom – New Hampshire

  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Outdoor Night Set
  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Fog Scene
  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Zombie Walker Actors
  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Creep Clown Actors On Set
  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Zombie Mowing Lawn
  • Fright Kingdom Scariest Haunted House in the US Zombie Child Screaming In Rain Coat

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Fright Kingdom has been serving screams since 2005, and has earned the title as one of America’s Best Haunts.

This haunt features 5 huge haunted attractions of purely terrifying entertainment.

Location:

12 Simon St.
Nashua, NH 03060

Contact:

Phone: (603) 809-1173
Email: [email protected]

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#8 Chamber of Terror – Florida

  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Scenery
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Trailer Set
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Skin and Bones Zombie
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Paramedic Zombie
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Creepy Clown
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Shack
  • Chamber of Terror Haunted House Zombie Clown

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Chamber of Terror is one of the biggest haunt events in the Tampa Bay Florida area, constantly growing into a scarier experience.

A select group of talented actors and artists work round the clock to invent, build, decorate, and execute this elaborate haunted house each year.

Location:

4207 W Oklahoma Ave.
Tampa, FL 33616

Contact:

Phone: (813) 375-9712
Email: [email protected]

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#7 Evil Intentions Haunted House – Illinois

  • Evil Intentions Scariest Haunted House Illinois Chainsaw Actors
  • Evil Intentions Scariest Haunted House Illinois Zombie Actors
  • Evil Intentions Scariest Haunted House Illinois Pig Face Mask Actor
  • Evil Intentions Scariest Haunted House Illinois Dark Attic Scene

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Evil Intentions Haunted House made history by becoming the first haunted house in Illinois to be voted to number one by Haunted Illinois and Haunted Chicago in 2017.

It blends horror with interactive storytelling in the site of the former Elgin Caskey Company.

The building has a true history of disappearances and murder.

Evil Intentions Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

900 Grave St.
Elgin, IL 60120

Contact:

Phone: (630) 634-2858
Email: [email protected]

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#6 Reapers Revenge – Pennsylvania

  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Fog Scene
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Attic Zombies
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Creepy Doctor Actor
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Zombie Skeleton
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Joker Actors
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Frightened Guests
  • Reapers Revenge Pennsylvania Scariest Haunted House Actor Group

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Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Hayride features 4 terrifying attractions.

It features a dark forest, pitch-black maze, and zombie apocalypse.

Spread over 60 acres, this haunt provides more than 90 minutes of scare time.

This haunt has quickly risen the ranks and comes in at #6 on the list of scariest haunted houses in the US.

Reapers Revenge Trailer:

Location:

460 Green Grove Rd
Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact:

Phone: (513) 304-0444
Email: [email protected]

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#5 All Hallows Eve Terror Town – Ohio

  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Town Square Scene
  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Skeleton Scarecrow
  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Morbid Body With Exposed Guts
  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Clown Actor Carrying Patron
  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Scary Scene
  • All Hallows Eve Terror Town Ohio Scariest Haunted House Human Bat Actor

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All Hallows’ Eve Terror Town submerses you in horror based on 19th-century folklore.

This haunt doesn’t just scare you, it’s a psychological battle for your own state of mind.

All Hallows’ Eve Terror Town Trailer:

Location:

1449 Greenbush Cobb Rd.
Williamsburg, OH 45176

Contact:

Phone: (513) 304-0444
Email: [email protected]

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#4 Ominous Descent – Florida

  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House Abandoned 19th Century Room Set
  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House
  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House Actor With Baby
  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House Closeup Silicone Mask
  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House Girl In Tub
  • Ominous Descent Florida Scariest Haunted House Actor Group Photo

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Ominous Descent is a top-rated Florida haunted attraction.

Over the last two years, this haunt joined Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail at the I-4 Premier Fear Park in Plant City, Florida due to damages sustained by Hurricane Irma.

Ominous Decent features 3 haunted trails and a common area to regain your composure.

Ominous Descent Trailer:

Location:

2837 S Frontage Rd
Plant City, FL 33566

Contact:

Phone: (863) 669-7547
Email: [email protected]

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#3 Netherworld Haunted House – Georgia

  • Netherworld Haunted House Scariest Creepy Outdoor Night Set
  • Netherworld Scariest Haunted House Actor Creatures
  • Netherworld Scariest Haunted House Riding Horse
  • Netherworld Scariest Haunted House Professional Decorated Lair
  • Netherworld Scariest Haunted House Creepy Goblin Actor Creatures
  • Netherworld Scariest Haunted House Actor Group Photo

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Netherworld Haunted House is one of the most elaborate walk-through attractions with over-the-top special effects.

Some of the monsters perform stunts such as sliding and bungee jumps!

Netherworld has been rated as a top haunt for almost 20 years by periodicals like USA Today, DreadCentral.com and Fangoria.

Hauntworld.com even rated Netherworld the #1 Haunted House of All-Time.

Netherworld Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

2076 West Park Place Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30087

Contact:

Phone: (404) 608-2484
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#2 New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House – New Orleans

  • New Orleans Nightmare Scariest Haunted House New Orleans at Night
  • New Orleans Nightmare Scariest Haunted House New Orleans Church Temple
  • New Orleans Nightmare Scariest Haunted House New Orleans Bedroom Ghost
  • New Orleans Nightmare Scariest Haunted House New Orleans Female Zombie
  • New Orleans Nightmare Scariest Haunted House New Orleans Possessed Female Zombie

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The world-famous 13th Floor Haunted House presents a Halloween experience like no other at the New Orleans Nightmare.

With some of the scariest, most intense and widely recognized haunted houses in the US, 13th Floor brings a new kind of fear to The Big Easy…one where your nightmares come to play!

Located in Jefferson, under the Huey P. Long Bridge, New Orleans Nightmare haunted house is sure to awaken your deepest fears.

New Orleans Nightmare Trailer:

Location:

319 Butterworth St
Jefferson, LA 70121

Contact:

Phone: (504) 224-9140
Email: [email protected]

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#1 Legends of Fear – Connecticut

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Legends of Fear at Fairview Tree Farm is a haunted trail and haunted hayride in Shelton, Connecticut.

It has consistently ranked among the top 10 in the United States for several years running.

Each year, the haunted farm adds even more gruesome new horrifying additions for one of the scariest haunted house experiences in the US.

Legends of Fear Scariest Haunted House Trailer:

Location:

2 Saw Mill City Rd
Shelton, CT 06484

Contact:

Phone: (203) 944-9090
Email: [email protected]

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