West Virginia haunted houses are some of the scariest in the United States. Enjoy a great night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect to be terrified at these haunted houses. For the price of a movie ticket you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most haunts use animatronics, great props, Hollywood-worthy sets, sound effects, and actors with makeup beyond belief. You will be frightened. Find all the local haunted houses, haunted trails, haunted corn mazes, haunted hayrides, haunted house near me, scream parks, and other Halloween fun attractions across the state. Look out for zombies, witches, vampires, creatures, monsters, and more than a couple Freddys and Jasons roaming the countryside in 2022.
Fright Nights - Daniels, WV
The season opens in early October. This is Glade Spring’s Halloween attraction. Fright Nights are open every Friday and Saturday night in October. Tickets are either individual or get all 4 attractions with the combo ticket. Lots of fun including a cafe here, plus they have a scary walk through the countryside, an indoor 3D Nightmare haunt, laser tag and “Spooky Golf”.
Haunted Majestic - Huntington, WV
Haunted Majestic is a seasonal haunted attraction located at 6100 Kyle Lane, next door to the Robert Newlon Airport, near Huntington, WV. Our 2020 haunt season will run Thursday-Saturday nights beginning the middle of October and ending in early November. Our hours are from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. with special guests appearing each night including Eddie Munster from the 1960s sitcom The Munsters, and the Green Goblin Head from Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive movie.
Haunted Trail - Cottageville, WV
Located at the Jackson County Junior Fairgrounds is this terror filled half mile walk for all ages. Fun for adults and kids. Spooky wagon rides, haunted trail, face paintings, photo booth, and a petting zoo. Spooky Fun for all! Come join us the last weekend in October!
Nightmare in the Gorge - Oak Hill, WV
Ace Adventure resort hosts this haunted attraction as a special event. Tickets are $13.78. Nothing like a zip line into darkness. Explore southern West Virginia’s scariest haunted house attraction, Nightmare in the Gorge, at ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, WV. The Mad Butcher and his friends are coming back to the New River Gorge this fall for more terrifying thrills. Find out why folks love flying into the darkness on ACE’s Night Zip Line trips. After your spine tingling night of fear unwind at The Lost Paddle Bar And Grill with food, drinks, and live music.
Pecks Mill Haunted Trail - Pecks Mill, WV
Enjoy 4 attractions including a haunted trail, haunted ride, haunted barn and a haunted house. Lots of killers, monsters, clowns, and strange creatures roaming around.
The Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre - Martinsburg, WV
The Apollo Civic Theatre has opened and presents Apolloween in October. Sorry folks but Apolloween may not run this year given the virus uncertainty.
The Asylum presents Hospital of Horrors - Weston, WV
The Asylum presents Hospital of Horrors beginning in late September. It runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October. Tickets are per person but check their web page for a big discount coupon. Do you recognize the address? It is the home of the former Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. A real asylum now popular with locals for real ghost tours, heritage tours, overnight paranormal events, parties and lots of activities every day. Hysteria opens at dark and runs until midnight on Friday and Saturday or until 10 pm on other nights. The building is a living monument to the history of mental illness. It was the largest hand carved building in North America and home to thousands of patients. The haunted houses takes over the facility each October at dusk for a terrifying haunted house event. The story is that Doctor Cerebus ran sadistic experiments clouding the veil between the living and dead. Once a reputable hospital is now home to undesirable souls. You can tour the facility during the day or come back at dusk when the dead come out to play.
The House of the Setting Sun and the Haunted Barn - Green Springs, WV
This annual haunt is put on by the organization Community Involvement For Kids. A non profit all volunteer haunt providing lots of local fun each year.
West Virginia Penitentiary Dungeon of Horrors - Moundsville, WV
Opens beginning in late September for this season. Dungeon of Horrors is located inside the former West Virginia Penitentiary. Open Thursday and Saturday through October plus some more added nights in October. Tickets for the haunted house vary depending on the night. Save money and shop online. The prison once housed up to 2000 prisoners with many deaths and accidents. Over 90 prisoners were executed by the state at this prison. Ghosts are rumored to haunt this place. Now this facility is home to daily tours, overnight ghost tours, parties, festivals, a zombie walk, and in October the Dungeon of Horrors haunted house. and North Wall. This is one of the largest, busiest and possibly best haunts in West Virginia.
Find other fall fun things to do in West Virginia in October:
Oktoberfest in West Virginia
West Virginia Fall Festivals
West Virginia Corn Mazes
West Virginia Ghost Tours
Pumpkin Patches in West Virginia
You may also be interested in our article on Haunted Houses and Horror Movies | History of Fear.
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