2021 Guide to Scary Haunted Houses in Ohio
Did you know that Ohio has 122 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 Ohio some of the most popular haunted houses are located!
The following list totals up each type of haunt in Ohio, based on how they are listed on our website:
- Amusement / Theme Park Haunts: 3
- Haunted Barns: 5
- Haunted Campouts: 1
- Haunted Caves: 1
- Charity Haunts: 14
- Haunted Cornfields / Mazes: 13
- Haunted Farms: 4
- Haunted Hayrides: 16
- Home/Yard Haunts: 17
- Haunted Mazes: 7
- Haunts with Multiple Attractions: 39
- Haunted Rides (other than Hayride): 2
- Haunted Trails: 55
- Year-Round Haunts: 1
The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Cincinnati, OH.
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 Ohio, 38 haunts’ information was updated, 8 were removed and 5 haunts were added to the Ohio Haunted House Directory.
Here are the Top 10 Haunts in Ohio* according to our local Scream Team’s experience:
- The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, OH (2019) with an overall score of 9.29!
- Factory of Terror OH – Canton, OH (2020) with an overall score of 9.22!
- Dead Acres Haunted Hoochie – Pataskala, OH (2020) with an overall score of 9.18!
- Face Your Fears Hotel of Terror – Springfield, OH (2020) with an overall score of 9.16!
- Fear Columbus – Columbus, OH (2019) with an overall score of 9.04!
- Hammer Brothers Haunted Circus – Waynesfield, OH (2020) with an overall score of 9.02!
- Ghoul Brothers House of Horrors – Akron, OH (2019) with an overall score of 8.98!
- Blood Prison – Mansfield, OH (2020) with an overall score of 8.93!
- Mohican Haunted Schoolhouse – Perrysville, OH (2020) with an overall score of 8.78!
- Akron Haunted School House and Laboratory – Akron, OH (2020) with an overall score of 8.77!
*Based on all of our Ohio 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 Ohio, based on our website traffic:
5719 W State Route 73, Wilmington, OH 45177
A haunted attraction located in Southwest Ohio. We are 45 miles Northeast of Cincinnati and 34 miles South of Dayton.
Part wagon ride, part walking trail. Entirely frightening! Join us fall 2019 to find out #WHAT'S IN THE WOODS!
7 Floors of Hell
19191 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
7 Floors of Hell has 7 haunted houses at 1 location, world-class makeup, and special effects. A monster midway with food, games, merchandise, and so much more!
Seven Floors of Hell doesn't change just one or two rooms a year Seven Floors of Hell changes close to 50% of it shows to bring back a fresh and new event and stay on the cutting-edge so you'll never see the same thing two years in a row!
All Hallows Eve Terror Town
1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg, OH 45176
The Year: sometime in the 1800's.
Expect: A Haunted Trail, retail Vendors, amazing Food, Drinks (alcohol and non), live music, live performances, and interactive horror games.
Ultimate Horror Pass: $35
3866 Linden Ave, Dayton, OH 45432
Hell's Dungeon is Dayton Ohio's newest and only ALL indoor haunted attraction. If you're afraid of hell, wait until you see what lies beneath hell.
7353 Fairground Blvd, Canfield, OH 44406
Horror and fear has been looming for the last 26 years in this 6000 square foot Barn of Evil. Come face to face with unspeakable creatures while every twist and turn you take will lead you deeper into inescapable darkness.
Murphys Farm Field of Screams
28364 Osborne Road, Coolville, OH 45723
Terrifying Trail and Killer Corn Maze
Hill of Horror
130 Mound Street, Sherrodsville, OH 44675
Paintball is by reservation only and spots are limited, please contact us on Facebook for paintball reservations.
Harco House of Horrors and Wildcat Corn Maze
117 West Main Street, Jewett, OH 43986
The cost of the Haunted House is $10 per person. Any questions about the Haunted House please call Tammy Dray at 740-491-7807
The cost of the Corn Maze is $ 8 for adult and $ 5 for child-(12 &under). Any questions about the Corn Maze please call Russ Arbaugh at 740-491-0751
Adams Family Haunted Woods
19698 Barnett Road, Marysville, OH 43040
7-acre haunted woods trail!
Maniacs in the Woods
2619 Hoagland Blackstub Road, Warren, OH 44484
Haunted trail open Friday and Saturday dusk until 11pm.
$10 for 12 and up
$6 for under 11 and under
**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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