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Dayton Scream Park

“It ain’t no walk in the park!”

Dayton Scream Park is a Haunted Attraction located in Dayton, OH.


5117 Valley Street, Dayton, OH 45424

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About This Attraction:

Haunt Types:

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# of Attractions: 4

Dates & Hours:

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2023 Schedule
September 8, 9, 13, 14, 22, 23, 29, & 30
October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28
Opens at dark


All-new Scream Park with 4 new, scary attractions!

Just one mile behind Stebbins High School & three miles east of the Children’s Medical Center.


Free Parking, Food/Concessions, Special Events, “Old-School” (Low Tech), You may be touched, Movie Characters, Covered Outdoor Waiting Line, All-Outdoor Attraction, Family Friendly


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Guest Reviews
Guest Average: 5.17 out of 10

NewOrleansVamp – 9/10October 30, 2021
We arrived near Midnight- there was no waiting in line. The monsters gave it their All! Great Maze …show more in the pitch dark. Never knew what was behind the next turn waiting for us. Longest Haunted House I have ever gone to- 2 hours. Best be in good physical shape to enjoy this one!!

Norma – 4/10November 3, 2018
We visited this attraction on the last night of their 2018 season I believe. We did show up late …show more (about 20 minutes before they closed) and it was dead in the waiting line. Regardless, every group that was in the haunt somehow ended catching up to one another. We walked as slow as we could knowing there wasn’t anyone behind us but we still couldn’t stay away from the group in front of us. They had one teenage female that was petrified of everything so all the monsters kept taking advantage of it, cornering her every chance they got. They also followed her through multiple scenes that weren’t theirs while our group tried to stay behind some and there were no entertainers around because they were all following her. When they would stop and turn around to go back to their base spots (if they even have them there), some of them just walked passed us without any effort towards scaring us. It was a disaster. This chic’s name was Lauren and by the time we got to the exit of this thing, we were relieved that we didn’t have to hear her name called out over and over and over anymore. She had to of been extremely annoyed by it herself. It took all of the fun out of it. Actors even stopped us in some of the maze portions so the other monsters could entertain their group for quite some time and they would just be staring off into outer space. The only way we knew they could talk is because they said Lauren’s name already. Besides that, costuming was mostly store-bought quality. Nothing different to look at here. Scenes were the same. Some looked as if they had been built out there in the woods for years and they’ve sat through the seasons and no one’s ever gone back to touch them up. Parts of the maze where there’s a lot of plastic and wood seem to possibly be a danger. We didn’t see any actors for quite some time in them bc they were following Lauren and if someone ignited one of these things, I’m afraid it would have taken us a long time to find the exit. Some spaces were very tight for us, if those were to fill with smoke where there are roofs, I don’t think that would be good at all. At one point, we didn’t know where to go at all so we weaved through these pipe-like things and found a hole and we started walking on this really dark path into the woods. There were props and things out there but 0 lights. Come to find out, it looked like a previously closed portion of the trail because when we got to the end of it, there was no way to get back into the maze. We had to crawl under caution tape to get back in. That right there tells you that no actors were paying any attention to our group. We paid full price for our tickets that night and we honestly should have just passed this place up. We’ve been here before too and it wasn’t that bad. The highlights of the trip were the gentleman that introduced us to the park and gave us the rules before we went in. There was also one clown (Pickles, maybe
?) that actually put effort into scaring us but he was mostly one of the only ones. In one of the mazes there was a chainsaw assailant behind a door and we could hear the saw and see him through the crack of the door but we couldn’t get in. When that door finally opened, holy shit! That was the best scare in there for sure! Also, there are places where you will need to duck down, tight corridors as mentioned above, uneven terrain, and a lot of walking (especially if you’re bad at mazes) so be prepared for that.

Isaac – 2.5/10October 12, 2019
After paying for the 3 attractions and waiting in line for 2 hours for the first attraction it …show more wasn’t scary at all. I took my 2 nephews with me who are teenagers and they said it felt more like going to Disneyland compared to a haunted woods. If you like clowns you are in luck. Majority of the actors are dressed as clowns. They said there were 80 actors there and I bet 60 of them were dressed as clowns and they all broke character to talk to you instead. when we came to the next attraction the lines for regular tickets and vip were not clearly marked. People were standing in the wrong lines because you couldn’t see the 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper that was hand written ‘VIP’ sitting on the fence while the strobe light was flashing. We were sent to the back of the opposite line for being in the wrong one and had to wait another 30 minutes for a 7 minute attraction with only 8 actors. If you are looking for a 25 minute nightly stroll in the woods with the occasional clown this is the $20 a person place for you.

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