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Local Haunted Attractions

NEPA’s Haunted Hayrides & Spooky Walk-Throughs Deliver All the Frights

It’s time to get creepy, NEPA. Behind the scenes of local haunts, dozens of dedicated volunteers, actors and artists work tirelessly to create a memorable experience. The costumes get scarier every year, and the sets always end up creepier than before. And yet, we keep coming back, even though we swore we never would.

Get in the spirit of the spooky season at one of NEPA’s popular haunted attractions!

NEPA Halloween Haunts:

  • Circle of Screams

    Dickson City, PA

    Any other time of year, it’s just a simple, old-fashioned drive-in movie theater, but, every fall, Dickson City’s Circle Drive-in is crawling with ghouls and freaks. This season’s haunts are “Griffin Asylum” and “Carnevil of Horrors.”

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  • Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks

    Wilkes-Barre, PA

    Join the Luzerne County Historical Society for their annual tour of Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s landmark haunts. Walk through the historic district while hearing ghost stories and unsolved mysteries. Reservations must be made beforehand.

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  • GhostWalks in Old Mauch

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    Search for spirits on a tour of Jim Thorpe’s most iconic spots and haunted locations. Led by a costumed guide, you’ll hear the chilling stories and mysterious legends on this hour-long walk around the historic town.

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  • Haunted Hallways of West Scranton High

    Scranton, PA

    Be immersed in your favorite horror movies in West Scranton High’s Haunted Hallways. This theatrical experience brings scenes from The Shining, The Exorcist, Carrie and more to life for two terrifying evenings.

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  • Haunted History Tours

    Pottsville, PA

    Choose your own haunted adventure are the Schuylkill County Historical Society’s haunted history tour. The Baber Cemetery Tour leads guests through the 160-year old graveyard. Later, the Gallows Tour takes brave souls through the Schuylkill County Prison, Courthouse and City Hall.

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  • Haunted Ritz Tours

    Scranton, PA

    What better place for a paranormal investigation than a century-old theater? The Ritz Theater welcomes brave guests for a ghost tour of the 115-year old building. Beware: this theater’s history of paranormal activity is sure to shock even the most skeptical.

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  • Haunted Woods of Council Cup

    Wapwallopen, PA

    This isn’t your everyday haunted attraction. At Council Cup Campground, you can battle zombies in paintball, take a hayride deep into the woods or wind your way through a haunted corn maze. Dare to experience one or all of the above for an evening of frights.

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  • Hellstead Manor

    Hallstead, PA

    You’ll be shaking in your shoes at Hellstead Manor. This Victorian mansion is crawling with monsters and ghouls. Even more scares await outside in the woodland walk-through.

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  • Honesdale Ghost Tours

    Honesdale, PA

    More than just a leisurely stroll through Honesdale, guests will follow a guide to some of the town’s most haunted locations. From historical buildings to eerie side-streets, you’ll discover Honesdale’s deepest, darkest stories.

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  • Hotel of Horror

    Saylorsburg, PA

    Terror awaits behind every door at the Hotel of Horror. Experience the frights from three different attractions. Face your fears in their terrifying walk-throughs and just tell yourself it’s all part of the act… or is it?

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  • Old Jail Museum Ghost Tours

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    Stop by the Old Jail Museum and investigate paranormal activity. Capture elusive spirit orbs with your camera and hear the tale of the jail’s bloody handprint. Ghost tours run every Saturday from October 8 through October 29.

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  • Paranormal Investigation at The Osterhout

    Wilkes-Barre, PA

    See the beloved Osterhout Library like you never have before. Start the evening learning the history of the building before conducting your own paranormal investigation with the help of Wyoming Valley Ghost Tours. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this one night only event.

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  • Reaper's Revenge

    Scott Twp., PA

    Reaper’s Revenge has five attractions rolled into one terrifying, 90-minute experience. Take the Haunted Hayride deep in the woods, face the clowns and freaks of the Lost Carnival walk-through and find your way through the 3D Delirium attraction. You’ll still have to cross through Pitch Black and the post-apocalyptic Sector 13 to make it out alive.

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  • Scranton After Dark

    Scranton, PA

    The Lackawanna Historical Society shares terrifying tales of mysteries, mayhem and murder at Scranton After Dark. This guided walking tour will show you the city’s spooky side. Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

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  • Spooky Days on the Farm

    Stroudsburg, PA

    Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg is usually a peaceful place. During the last weekend in October, however, the quaint village becomes the scene of a gruesome murder. Help solve the crime on October 29 and 30.

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  • Waldorf Estate of Fear

    Lehighton, PA

    Check in to this horrifying hotel on the grounds of Lehighton’s Waldorf Estate of Fear. Then, test your fate in the Terror in the Corn outdoor walking trail or the zombie apocalypse escape rooms.

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Article Updated from its Original Version Published on 9/19/2018.

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