2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in Louisiana

Haunted Houses in Louisiana legend

Did you know that Louisiana has 18 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 Louisiana some of the most popular haunted houses are located!

The following list totals up each type of haunt in Louisiana, based on how they are listed on our website:

Fun Fact:

The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is New Orleans, LA.

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 Louisiana, 4 haunts’ information was updated, 0 were removed and 0 haunts were added to the Louisiana Haunted House Directory.

Here are the Top 3 Haunts in Louisiana* according to our local Scream Team’s experiences.

*Based on all of our Louisiana Haunt Reviews and their most recent, respective scores given out of the past 3 years.

The following are some of the most popular haunted attractions** in Louisiana, based on our website traffic:

Dark Woods Haunted Attraction

4343 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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The year is 1932. The once hopeful timber community of Hickory Ridge, Louisiana is tapped-out, it's few remaining inhabitants in the depths of the Great Depression.

A desperate attempt by a grieving man, obsessed with communicating with loved ones long-lost, has had drastic consequences. The door has been opened and an ancient evil has spilled into present and refused to return to the Dark.

Events that followed would haunt those woods for generations.

Every fall at Dark Woods, nightmares rule the darkness and the bloody, disturbing past of Hickory Ridge creeps beyond the veil. Each season offers new chills and thrills, making the experience unique every time you enter the woods. Dark Woods offers two haunted houses in an ever-changing, fun-filled Halloween experience with roaming creatures of the night and mayhem with streets transformed into sinister scare zones guaranteed to give you a fright!

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Dixie Corn Maze

9596 Sentell Road, Shreveport, LA 71107

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Field Of Screams - Haunted Corn Maze
While your finding your way through this corn maze…don’t let your guard down!
Every Friday and Saturday night starting September 26th through October 31st this haunted attraction is available to anyone with a Fright Nights Admission Ticket.
As you find your way through, we’re sure you will find more than you bargained for.

Trail of Terror - Haunted Trail
Follow this dark trail through the woods and you are likely to run across beasts and other things that live in the forest.
The Trail of Terror runs every Friday and Saturday night from September 26th through October 31st and is available to anyone with a Fright Nights Admission Ticket.
Don’t let yourself be led too far down the Trail of Terror.

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The Mortuary Haunted House

4800 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

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The city’s most popular self-guided, dark attraction… A NEW ORLEANS HALLOWEEN TRADITION! “It’s a Haunted House in a REAL Halloween Haunted House!” Since The Mortuary first opened its doors as a haunted attraction in 2007, it has been featured on the top ghost hunting shows including Discovery Channel’s Ghost Lab, Syfi Channel’s Ghost Hunters & Ghost Hunter’s International, The Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures and featured as one of America’s Scariest Attractions! It’s the perfect setting for a one-of-kind adrenaline pumping, nail-biting haunted house experience! The property is surrounded by actual graveyards known in New Orleans as “The Cities Of The Dead.” Now add to what is undoubtedly a very scary environment to begin with, state of the art animatronics, theatrical sets, movie quality makeup, over-the-top special effects, unusual themes and details adds up to experiencing one of the most terrifying Halloween haunts ever. It has been heralded as one of the top, most realistic, Hollywood style destination haunted attractions in the world, year after year! Every season, this innovative horror experience continues to draw tens of thousands of thrill seekers anxious to see what new fright-mares have been unleashed!

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New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House

319 Butterworth Street, New Orleans, LA 70121

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One of New Orleans' premier haunted attractions

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**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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