2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in Colorado
Did you know that Colorado has 39 haunted house attractions listed for the 2021 Halloween haunt season!? Some of them may be located closer to you than you think…
Below, we’ll break down what types of haunts you can choose from, ranging from spooky hayrides and terrifying trail walks to creepy home haunts and multi-attraction scream parks. We’ll also discuss where in Colorado some of the most popular haunted houses are located!
The following list totals up each type of haunt in Colorado, based on how they are listed on our website:
- Amusement/Themepark Haunts: 1
- Charity Haunts: 7
- Cornfield/Maze: 5
- Haunted Farm: 3
- Haunted Hayride: 2
- Haunted Houses with Multiple Attractions: 11
- Home/Yard Haunts: 10
- Haunted Ride (Non-Hayride): 1
- Haunted Trail: 6
The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Denver, CO.
Each year, we search the internet to find out what these haunts are up to during the off-season. During our 2021 update session for Colorado, 11 haunts’ information was updated, 1 was removed (for various reasons) and no haunts were added to the Colorado Haunted House Directory.
We also have Scream Teams that visit some of these haunts and provide in-depth reviews on what you can expect to experience. Based on their most recent visits*, here are the Top 3 Haunts in Colorado by review rating:
Terror in the Corn at Anderson Farms – Erie, CO (2019) with an overall score of 8.86!
Haunted Mines – Colorado Springs, CO (2019) with an overall score of 8.8!
Hellscream Haunted House – Colorado Springs, CO (2019) with an overall score of 8.61!
*Only our teams’ most recent ratings from up to 3 years ago (as of this writing) were considered for this list.
The following are some of the most popular haunted attractions** in Colorado, based on our website traffic:
Scorched Earth Haunted Farm
8310 Blue Gill Drive, Peyton, CO 80831
A 10,000 sq. ft hay bale maze under the stars near Falcon, Colorado! Located at Smith Farms.
The 13th Floor Haunted House
3400 East 52nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80216
This Halloween Season, explore the legend of the 13th floor at one of the most horrifying haunted house experiences ever!
In most buildings, the 13th Floor does not exist. But hidden in this building, it’s very real. Experience the truth about the legend at a haunted house created from your darkest fears. Legends and nightmares alike will come to life at Denver's legendary haunted house, a gut-wrenching ride to untold nightmares!
Dark Side of the Abbey
2951 US-50, Canon City, CO 81212
Southern Colorado most naturally nightmareish haunt. With two uniquely haunting experiences, guests will find themselves located in an abandoned monastery inside the grounds of the Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City, CO.
11321 Dransfeldt Road, Parker, CO 80134
Fright Acres Outdoor Haunted Attraction featuring Reapers Hollow Cemetery consists of 4 completely different areas all linked together for one very long trek through different themes and dimensions! Can you survive Fright Acres!?
There is something dark lurking in the forgotten cemetery and cornfields at Flat Acre Farms. For centuries there have been reports of strange happenings. People say they hear sounds, like those of a scythe reaping the corn. Some even say the scarecrows come alive at night. You might catch glimpses of ghosts and shadows, swiftly moving through the cemetery. Many who have entered the corn or cemetery at night have gone missing! Will you dare to enter?
Fright Acres is a terrifying 30-40 minute outdoor trek!
The Frightmare Compound
10798 Yukon Street, Westminster, CO 80021
The most haunted compound in Denver, Westminster, Broomfield, and all of Colorado history is upon you! Your search for a scary haunted house in Denver, Westminster, or Broomfield is over – this is it. Our haunted house in Westminster knows what it takes to make your skin crawl, shivers surge and shrieks flow. The Frightmare Compound’s haunted house is located in Westminster and is open to adventurous souls throughout Denver, Broomfield, and the rest of Colorado. This horror house has the highest ratings in the Denver, Westminster, and Broomfield area because we keep bringing the scare factor an entirely new level! Come, experience true fear!
**This information was determined by looking at the haunts’ traffic on our site from the past two years. This is not a top haunts list. The above haunts are listed here in no particular order.
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