2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in North Carolina
Did you know that North Carolina has 52 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 North Carolina some of the most popular haunted houses are located!
The following list totals up each type of haunt in North Carolina, based on how they are listed on our website:
- Haunted Barns: 1
- Charity Haunts: 7
- Haunted Cornfields / Mazes: 11
- Haunted Farms: 3
- Haunted Hayrides: 5
- Home/Yard Haunts: 1
- Haunted Mazes: 2
- Haunted Houses with Multiple Attractions: 14
- Haunted Rides (other than Hayride): 1
- Haunted Trails: 28
- Haunted Trains: 1
The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Charlotte, NC.
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 North Carolina, 6 haunts’ information was updated, 5 were removed and 1 haunt was added to the North Carolina Haunted House Directory.
Here are the Top 5 Haunts in North Carolina* according to our local Scream Team’s experience:
- Boogerwoods Haunted Attraction – Rockwell, NC (2020) with an overall score of 8.83!
- The Haunted Farm NC – Hendersonville, NC (2020) with an overall score of 8.82!
- Lake Hickory Haunts – Hickory, NC (2020) with an overall score of 8.74!
- Panic Attack Haunted Attraction – Nakina, NC (2020) with an overall score of 8.54!
- Woods of Terror – Greensboro, NC (2020) with an overall score of 8.45!
*Based on all of our North Carolina 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 North Carolina, based on our website traffic:
Maze of Terror
2198 Miller Road, China Grove, NC 28023
Maze of Terror is a scary haunted trail. It is an indoor and outdoor trail through the woods. We are suitable for most all ages. Come enjoy the hayride, walk through the trails, and the corn maze. You never know what may terrorize you through our trail!
29 Park Lane, Havelock, NC 28532
The Nightmare Factory is "Eastern NC's Premier Haunted House Attraction!"
North Carolina's MOST TERRIFYING Haunt!
Reapers Realm Haunted House
5980 Woodleaf Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147
6,000 SQ FT
THE SLOP LOT
SLIMS SLAUGHTER HOUSE
ZOMBIE LASER TAG
THE MINE SHAFT
All for one ticket price!
Marr Branch Haunted House
2289 Garner Chapel Road, Mt. Olive, NC 28365
The most intense haunted attraction around! We are not your local pumpkin patch...We are the Marr Branch
Spooky Bottom Haunted Trail
6059 Union Grove Church road, Seagrove, NC 27341
Your favorite fan-voted haunted attraction is back for this season with bigger and better scares!!
Experience true backwoods horror that is unmatched.
Nearly 1 mile of bone-chilling insanity that will have you running for the car!!
Live band every Saturday (Fair Warning)
Awesome food & Sweet Treats
Insane midway fire performances from The Fire Pirate
Glow in the dark Zombie Gellyball Shoot
Active Military gets in free with a valid ID
Grab tickets now!
**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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