Eek! Haunted Attractions Sure to Scare NJ this Fall

Find frights and delights all over New Jersey as Halloween nears.

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Itching for a good scare this Halloween season? Look no further than these haunted attractions located all over New Jersey.

Creepy walking trails and corn mazes play host to eerie shadows sure to set off your fight or flight reflexes, while a drive-through adventure gives participants a little distance from the frights.

Wherever you decide to go this fall, we wish you luck in dodging those demons.

Scare Farm

Get spooked at the Paranoia Walking Trails, Creepy Hollow corn maze scares and the eerie Slayride-Hayride.
Fridays and Saturdays in October, 6:30-10 p.m.; Sundays in October, 6:30-9 p.m. $30-$40. 120 South Branch Road, Hillsborough (scarefarm.com; 908-371-2697). 

Haunted Hayride of Terror

See the shadows at Casola Farms come alive on the Haunted Hayride and the 3D Haunted Barn. Or put up a fight with the living dead in Zombie Paintball.
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October, 7 p.m.”until the last soul has exited.” $25-$47. 131 South Main Street, Marlboro (hauntedcasola.com; 732-946-8885). 

Field of Terror

Hop on the haunted hayride to Terror Town or take your thrills through Timmery Manor and the Killer Kornfield. Or try the flashlight maze, where children under 3 are free.
Thursdays in October, 6:45-9:45 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays in October, 6:45-10:45 p.m.; Sundays in October, 6:45-9:45 p.m. $10-$65 (online sales only). 1 Windsor-Perrineville Road, East Windsor (fieldofterror.com; 609-758-7817).

Haunted Wild West Fest

When the sun goes down, the ghost of frontiersman John West comes out. Walk the old man’s trail or ride the Wild West City Train Line. Or, if you’re looking for something a little less spooky—but still in the Halloween spirit—the daytime festival features the ghost town, Western entertainment and a costume contest. $22-$30. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30-10 pm.
Daytime Fest: Saturdays and Sundays in October, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nighttime Fest: Fridays and Saturdays in October beginning October 8, 6:30-10 p.m. $15-$29.50. 50 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope (wildwestcity.com; 973-347-8900).

Bloodshed Farms

October weekends Steer clear of the menacing creatures on this terrifying drive-through experience. $60. Fridays-Sundays, 7 pm.
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October, 7-10:30 p.m. $60. 2919 Route 206, Columbus (bloodshedfarmsfearfest.com; 609-251-6707). 

Night of Terror

Dodge creepy clowns at the Playground, new for 2021, or take to favorites like the Ride of Terror across 25 alarming acres. Online sales only. $40-$65.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October, 6:30-10 pm. $40-$65 (online sales only). 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill (nightofterror.com; 856-223-1669). 

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