haunted house openings closures for 2020 Coronavirus

Haunted Houses in Iowa Opening or Closing due to COVID-19


Below is a list of haunted houses located in Iowa. We are actively researching these attractions in the hopes to better inform you of their plans open or close for the 2020 haunt season.

As we all know, COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on many activities and events that we all plan to visit each year. Unfortunately, Halloween haunted houses are no exception, and many are already posting whether or not they’ll be open this season.

This list and/or each haunt’s status will change as the season approaches and we learn more information. Always be sure to do your own research before planning to visit a haunted attraction. As always, Stay Safe and Happy Haunting!


We have 34 haunts listed in Iowa. Scroll to see their current status, or click their name for more details and links:

Adventureland Phantom Fall Fest (Altoona)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Ames Haunted Forest (Ames)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Bango Haunted Crib (Schaller)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Charlotte Haunted House (Charlotte)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Circle of Ash Haunted Attraction (Central City)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Eclypse Haunted Attraction (Iowa City)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Eldora Haunted Hospital (Eldora)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Feargrounds Haunted Barn (Manchester)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Garrisons Haunted (Garrison)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Great River Reapers Home Haunt (Dubuque)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Harris Haven Funeral Home (Evansdale)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Haunted Bone Cemetery (Des Moines)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Hillside House of Hell (Glenwood)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Hwy 2 Hell (Hamburg)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Linns Haunted House (Des Moines)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Madness Haunted House (Council Bluffs)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Marengo Haunted Barn (Marengo)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Mayhem Haunted House (Ottumwa)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Midwest Haunted Rails (Mount Pleasant)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

RC Haunted House (Rockwell City)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Scare Central (Sioux City)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

ScareDSM Haunted House (Des Moines)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Scream Acres Scream Park (Atkins)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Sinister Sidney (Sidney)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Scream Park (Des Moines)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Stinkys House of Horrors (Muscatine)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The 5th Realm (Cedar Rapids)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Haunted Garage IA (Cedar Rapids)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Heart of Darkness (Waterloo)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Slaughterhouse Haunted Attraction (Des Moines)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Thrashers House of Terror (Mount Pleasant)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Tormented Souls Haunt (Madrid)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Trail of Terror IA (Mingo)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Waterhawks Haunted Halloween Hayride (Evansdale)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

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Do you know if one of these haunt’s has an incorrect status? Let us know!