Those who survived the Oregon Trail were a hardy sort. That’s why the haunted houses in Oregon are so tough on visitors. America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos). The ghosts don’t want you to get off easy just because you have been privy to modern conveniences like highways and cars. If your home isn’t wired for electricity and you took a wagon to the haunted attraction, be sure to let those at the Oregon haunted house know upon entering so they take it easy on you.
Portland Haunted Houses
The City of Roses has pricked the fingers of more than one man with its thorns. The ghosts of these men band together every year to torture visitors to a few houses.
Scream Portland Haunted Houses - 604 Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030
All new for 2013 Scream is at a new location. This is a full entertainment park featuring carnival rides, food and beverages, and Halloween activities with souvenirs. Oh don’t let me forget they also have plenty of scary haunted attractions. Doors open at 7 pm. Scream Portland is open October 10-13, 16-19, and 22-31 and November 1-2. The haunted attractions are The Awakening Dead, and Slasher. Tickets are $15. Parking onsite is free.
13th Door Haunted House - 3855 SW Murray Blvd., Beaverton, OR
What’s behind the door on the 13th floor? Expect to find a military research laboratory of death and torture. This is a 13,000 square foot facility that takes about 30 minutes to complete. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7 pm. Visit 13th Door on September 27-28, October 3-6, 10-13, 17-31 and November 1-3. Attraction closes at midnight on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights.
FrightTown - Memorial Coliseum at the Rose Quarter, Portland, OR
A huge 40,000 square foot haunt located at Rose Quarter in Portland. Tickets are $20. Frighttown opens at 7 pm on October 4-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30-31 and November 1st. Ticket booth at attraction closes at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights. There are three haunted attractions at Frighttown. Museum of Horrors has lots of evil clowns. The Contagion explores the end of the world infestation. Finally The Madness takes you into the village of Port Howard and face to face with creatures from beneath the grave.
Fear Asylum, 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie OR
Ticket are $13 to Fear Asylum. attraction is open October 11-13, 18-20, and 25-31. Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights. They also feature a 6:30 pm children’s haunted house for $1. Don’t forget their onsite photo booth or monster midway games.
The Haunted Ghost Town - 3839 NE 122nd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97220
Ghost Town is open from 6:30 pm until 10 pm on October 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th. Take a horrific venture through the old west.
Hoffman’s Haunted Barn, 6815 S. Knights Bridge Rd., Canby OR
Hoffman’s Dairy Garden features a daily petting zoo, train ride, climbing wall, farm animals, an exotic animal attraction, and great food. On Friday and Saturday nights from 7:30 to 11 pm they open a very scary barn attraction for $12.
Haunted Granary - Downtown Carlton Grain Elevator, Carlton, OR
Evil has found a home. Tickets are $5. Attraction is open October 10-13, 17-19, 24-26, and 30-31. Doors open at 7 pm.
The House of Shadows - 445 NE Burnside Rd., Gresham, Oregon
Doors open at 7 pm. A combo ticket for House of Shadows two attractions is $20. The attractions are Psychos Crypt and Maze of Insanity. The attraction is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on October 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, and 23rd through November 2nd.
Salem Haunted Houses
We know that Salem, Massachusetts was the site of the Salem Witch Trials. But we also know that the torture of the souls of the “witches” was so brutal that their ghosts probably haunt every Salem in the country just for fun.
Nightmare Factory - 999 Locust St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
Terrifying folks for over 26 years. Tickets are $12. Lots of scary clowns and creatures. Attraction is open October 11-12, 18-19, 24-31, and November 1st. Attraction closes at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or at 10 pm on other nights.
Milburn Haunted Manor, 11503 Broadacres Road, Hubbard, OR 97032
Milburn Haunted Manor has three haunted attractions plus additional entertainment for the family. Tickets are $20 for the Multi Pass or $9 per haunt. The haunts are Haunted Manor, Wicked-Wood Forest, and The Dark. Also visit their pumpkin patch, Graveside Grill, and scare shots photos. The haunt is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from October 4th through October 27 plus the 28th through 31st. Attraction opens at 7 pm. Closing time is 11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights or 10 pm on all other nights.
Bend Haunted Houses
Apparently, Bend was shortened from “Farewell Bend”, which early travelers called the spot on the Deschutes River. Anytime someone refers to a spot for fording a river with the word, farewell, I’m going to imagine a few souls were lost in the process of crossing. So enjoy these haunted houses!
The Scaregrounds, 443 SW Evergreen, Redmond, OR
Tickets are $12. Doors open at 7 pm. Scaregrounds is open October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, also Halloween night and November 1st.
North Bend Police Officers Association Haunted House
Attraction is located at 1611 Virginia Avenue, North Bend at the Pony Village Mall. It is open from October 26th through the 31st. It runs nightly from 6 pm until 10 pm. It is open until midnight on Halloween.
Chambers of Darkness Haunted House - 24800 Highway 99, Monroe, OR 97456
Back again for another season is Chambers of Darkness. All new for 2013 is the Purgatory Smoke House. Something to do with “custom meat”. If you survive drop me a comment and tell me about the scare. The attraction is open on Friday and Saturday nights from October 12th through October 26th. Doors open at 7 pm until 11 pm.
Railroad suveyors ignored the pleas of residents of Jacksonville, Oregon and located the Oregon and California Railroad along Bear Creek instead. The unhappy spirits of Jacksonville residents have been haunting Medford ever since.
Darkwing Manor and Morguetorium Museum – 4192 Coleman Creek Rd., Medford, OR
Note: The haunted house is cancelled for 2013 due to health reasons. They still have paranormal groups arrange investigations. They will reopen in 2014.
Circus of Screams - 9512 Highway 62, Eagle Point, OR 97524
The attraction is open October 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st and November 1st and 2nd. Doors are open 7 pm until 10 pm. Tickets are $7.
Eugene Haunted Houses
Known as the Emerald City, we heard a rumor that the reason ghosts are so frightening here is that they are trying to protect the biggest emerald in existence.
Cottage Grove Severed Armory - 628 Washington Avenue, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
A full scale 6000 square foot haunt attraction featuring a winding perilous journey through scary scenes. Tickets are $6. Attraction is open every night from October 18th through the 31st. Doors are open 7 pm to 10 pm weeknights or until 11 pm on weekends.
La Grande Haunted Houses
Originally named Brownsville, this city was forced to change its name because another city had already claimed that name. A few former residents of Brownsville, who are bitter that they didn’t get stuck with Brownsville, now haunt La Grande instead.
none in 2013
Spooky Lane Haunted Farm - near Owyhee River just 4 miles north of Adrian, Oregon
The haunted farm is open every Friday and Saturday night from September 27th through October 26th. Doors are open from 7 pm until 10 pm. Tickets are $10.
Additional Haunted Attractions
Sometimes you need to make a run for the border to find the nearest haunted house. If you didn’t find the one you want to attend among the Oregon haunted houses, try these neighboring states.
Find other fun things to do in Oregon in October:
Did We Miss Something?
Have you been to one of these haunted houses? I would love to hear what you thought. Did you have a good time? Was it worth the money? Would you recommend it to visitors here? Any tips to maximize the experience? I’ll gladly publish what you send me and give you a virtual hug.
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