Here’s some of the top hauntings in eastern Idaho
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing and everything is “pumpkin spice” flavored and, of course, haunted attractions and Halloween themed events all across the area. Here is a list of some of the best around.
Dr. Slaughters House of Terror
Located on 680 1st Street, Dr. Slaughters House of Terror features themed rooms inspired by movies and classic Halloween and horror myths. Dr. Slaughters is a non-profit entity. All proceeds go to the D.A.R.E program in Idaho Falls. Tickets are $10 and their hours are 7-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Click here to visit their website.
U Pick Red Barn
Want a fun activity for the whole family and maybe some pumpkins? U Pick Red Barn is located on 2726 Rollandet Street in Idaho Falls across the street. Pumpkins are for sale and a train ferries guests around for a tour of the patch. The train runs Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets cost $2 for kids and $3 for adults. Pumpkins can be picked 24/7. Simply, put your payment in a drop box. Click here to visit their website.
New Sweden Corn Maze
This maze encourages guests to “escape the city” and lose themselves in the elaborately designed cornfield. If getting lost doesn’t put you into the holiday spirit then the pumpkin patch and sweet shop will. Buy your tickets or see it for yourself at 3662 W 17th S. The maze is open from 4-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4-10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. Kid friendly haunting will be held Friday and Saturday. Click here to visit their website.
Real Heroes Trunk Or Treat
On October 28th from 3-5 p.m., a trunk or treat will be held in honor of local police officers, the sheriff’s office, fire department, and local businesses at 605 N. Capital. There will be fire engines and police cars decorated as well. Trick-or-treaters will receive candy as well as glow sticks.
Rexburg Scare Tower/ Straw Maze
Rising up over the Rexburg Straw Maze, located on 150 North 2nd West, looms the Rexburg Scare tower. Admission to the tower costs $10. Their hours are 8-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 to Midnight Friday and Saturday. Admission to the Straw Maze is $3 with the hours being from 4-11 pm Monday through Thursday, 4 to Midnight on Friday and Saturday. Click here to visit their website.
Gravity Factory Trunk-Or-Treat
Local trampoline parck, “Gravity Factory” is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat from 5-8 p.m. on the Oct. 30. 15 “jump passes” will be awarded to the best decorated cars and a free months pass to the best costume. Gravity Factory is located on 165 Airport rd across the street from the Rexburg golf course. Click here to visit their website.
Haunted Straw Maze/Haunted Forest
Located outside Rexburg towards Archer at 7600 South 3200 West, the Straw Maze and Haunted Forest offer an exciting experience trying to find your way out. The forest is just beyond the maze and is a more direct path for those seeking a less mazelike experience. If you are looking for added elements of fear for your maze or forest experience, visit on a weekend or on Halloween. Click here to visit its website.
Treehouse Nursery & Landscape Co.
Take a ride in a wagon to find the perfect pumpkin to be launched out of a cannon, at 3265 w 2000 n. This pumpkin patch features play areas for children including a fairytale forest as well as a scarecrow contest. You have the chance to vote on your favorite scarecrow decorated by local businesses. The pumpkin patch is open 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays.
Claiming to actually be haunted, the Haunted Mill is located right off of highway 20 at exit 339. Tickets are $10 or $15 for a “Fast Pass” if you want to skip the lines. The Mill is open from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays and 7:30 p.m. to Midnight Friday and Saturday.
The Hospital of the Lost Souls
Also claiming to be haunted, the hospital stands next to the “Haunted Theater” on 172 South State Street. This haunted house warns those who are physically handicapped to be aware the journey requires climbing steep stairs, crawling and tunnels. Hours are 7-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Click here to visit their website.
The Theatre of the Lost Souls
If you think you can handle both, you can buy a wristband which will give you access to the theatre and hospital for $17 per person Monday-Thursday and $20 Friday and Saturday. The theatre also has some challenging obstacles while walking through so, travelers beware. Click here to visit their website.
Haunts of Harriman
On Saturday, Oct. 28, you can participate in trick-or-treating, wagon rides and a Halloween Carnival at Harriman State Park. Admission is free with a donation of a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to a local food bank. Donations of $2 per person or $10 per family are also recommended. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. They’re located at 3489 Green Canyon Rd, Island Park.
If you are looking for any more additional information on local events or haunted houses in your area you can check the link interactive map for most haunting and festivities in the area.
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