The Scariest Haunted Houses in Dallas-Fort Worth

Want to be experience some of the thrilling chill, spookiest ghosts and be scared out of your wits? Take a look at this list of the scariest haunted houses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

After Dark in the Park River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington. 817-860-6752. 5-9 pm Fri-Sat, Oct. 8-10. Annual family-friendly fall festival. Cost $7, some activities and concessions additional.

Aleister Crowley’s House of Pain 1499 Forum Way S., Fort Worth. Open 7-midnight Fri and Sat, through October; 7-10 p.m. Sun. Open 7-10pm Oct. 25-28. $18 at gate, $16 online with discount.

The Boneyard Haunted House Six Flags Mall, 2921 E. Division St., Arlington at Texas 360 and Division Street across from Six Flags. 817-451-2663 (BONE). Open through Oct 31, 7-10pm Mon-Thu and Sun, 7pm-12:15 a.m. Fri-Sat. Ticket prices online $25, $35 VIP FastPass. Receive a $3 discount code to your cellphone by texting “FEAR” to “313131” or go online for $2 off coupon.

Boo at the Zoo Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Parkway. 817-759-7500. Begins Oct 22-24 & 29-31, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Games, stories, pumpkin carvings, and treat stations. Parking $5. Admission $12 for everyone over the age of two and $4 for two and under.

Cutting Edge Haunted House 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. 817-348-8444. Open through Nov. 6. 8-11pm Fri-Sat, through Oct. 9; 8-10pm Sundays, starting Oct. 10. Daily hours begin Oct. 21-31. $28.50 (ages 11+), Adult Speedpass $38.50; Child $23 (ages 10 and younger), Child Speedpass $33. Register to win tickets and get cellphone code discounts online.

Dallas ScareGrounds 2001 Irving Blvd., Dallas. 214-346-2111. Open weekends through Halloween. Located in the heart of Dallas near the Design District. $16 admission gains entry into three linked attractions. $19-$27 online.

Dr. Haunts Chamber of Fears 2235 N I-35, Gainesville. Open nightly 8pm through Oct. 31. $20 for all three attractions; $5 additional for Speed Pass. Fatal End at the West End 603 Munger Ave., Dallas. 7pm daily, through Oct. 31. Tickets are $25, $22 online. Fast Pass $35, $32 online.

Fear Factory Insanitarium 6301-B Main St., The Colony. 214-801-4869. Presented by Lakeside Community Theatre. 8pm- midnight Fri and Sat, through Oct. 30. $15; discount coupon online.

Fright Fest Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington. 817-640-8900. Open every Fri-Sun in Oct. Spooky shows, attractions and haunted houses. Park hours are 6-8pm Fridays, 10am-10pm Saturdays, 11am-8pm Sundays. $34.99 online.

Hangman’s House of Horrors 2300 West Freeway, Fort Worth. 817-336-2111. Open every week at 7pm Fri and Sat, through Oct. 30, and Sun, Oct. 24; nightly, Oct. 27-31. $20 combo ticket.

Hatch and Kraven’s Slaughterhouse,1400 W. Taylor St., Sherman. Open Fri-Sat 8pm-1am, Thu & Sun 8-11pm. $17 cash only; printable discount coupon online. New event: Revenge of the Humans Zombiehunter Paintball Shoot. 10 shots $5; 25 shots $10.

The Haunt House 4935 I-30 W, Caddo Mills. 903-527-5000. $15; VIP $5 more. Parking is free. Open 7pm-midnight Fri-Sat, 7-10pm Sun., through Oct. 31, rain or moonshine.

Haunted Shadows Lake Trail Blue Sky Sports Center in The Colony, 7801 N. Main St., 469-384-3400. Open 7:30pm Fri-Sun, through Oct. 31. Half-mile trail through the dark, scary woods on the shores of Lake Lewisville. $18 admission. $3 off coupon on website.

Haunted Trails Bear Creek Park Greenbelt, 405 Rufe Snow Dr., Keller. 817-743-4050. At night-fall, the haunted trails of Keller’s Bear Creek Park Greenbelt will open from the south parking lot of The Keller Pointe going east. Groups will be brought back to the parking area on hayrides. $5 for adults, $3 for 12 and under. Caution: may be too scary for some children. 7-9:30 p.m. Sat. Oct. 23. Contact Keller Parks and Recreation 817-743-4050 or

Lights Out at the Wax Museum Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax and Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 601 Palace Parkway, Grand Prairie. Open 7 nights: 7-11pm Oct. 15-16, Oct. 22-23, Oct. 29-31; $10 Lights Out only; $13 Lights Out and Mirror Maze combo; $18 Lights Out, Mirror Maze, & Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Free parking.

Moxley Manor Haunted House 510 Harwood Road, Suite O, Bedford. $15-$20. ($2 off coupon available online.) Open daily through Oct. 31. 7-10pm weekdays, 7pm-midnight Fri-Sat and Halloween night. Features detailed scenes and movie-quality horror props.

Necroplex 348 N US Hwy 77, Italy. Open 7pm – midnight every Fri & Sat through Oct. and 7-10pm Sun. Oct. 31. Admission $15, plus coupon online. The Necropolis Haunted House,7204 Mansfield Highway, Kennedale. 817-376-7086. 7pm-midnight every Fri and Sat, through Oct. $18 admission, $3 off coupon online; military, police and firefighter discount $13 with ID.

The Parker House Haunted Attraction presented by DFW Fright Night. 2301 N. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville (on the north side of North Texas Yamaha, between the 407 and Garden Ridge exits). Open 7pm Fri-Sat,through Oct 30, plus Sundays and Thursdays, beginning Oct 10. Also Weds, Oct. 20 and 27, and Tue, Oct 26. More than 18,000 square feet and 40 minutes of thrills. All three attractions general admission $25 or FastScare Pass $30. See website for individual attraction pricing or group rates.

The Phantom’s Ghost Ranch (at Storybrook Ranch), 3701 Custer Road, McKinney. 214-770-8007. 7pm -1am Fri and Sat, 7pm-midnight Sun. Open Fri-Sun, through Oct. 24 and Oct. 28-31. Tickets $24. Online coupons not valid on Sat.

Reindeer Manor 410 University Hills Blvd.  Red Oak. 972-514-7287. Fri and Sat, Oct. 8-9, Oct. 15-16, Oct. 22-24, Oct. 29-31, Nov. 5-6; $35, $17 children under 10.

Screams Halloween Theme Park & Trail of Terror 2511 Farm Road 66, Waxahachie. 972-938-3247. 7:30pm-1:30am every Fri and Sat through Oct. 31. $21.99 for all five Haunted Attractions. Located 30 minutes south of DFW, off I-35E in Waxahachie.

Slaughter House Haunted House 2615 Elm St., in Deep Ellum near downtown Dallas. 214-999-0708. Very graphic and not intended or recommended for children under 10. Fri-Sat through Oct. 30, and Sun, Oct 17-31, plus Thu, Oct 28. $16. Original movie sets and props from Halloween movie.

Tayman Graveyard 4721 Cecilia Ave., Midlothian. 7:30pm-midnight Fri-Sat, through Oct. 30 and Sun, Oct 31. Located between Midlothian and Cedar Hill on U.S. 67 South. From Dallas, exit Shiloh, turn right (west). Follow the signs to parking lot. $25 weekend combo pass with online coupon of $5 off. Individual pricing for attractions $7-$12.

TERRORPLEX Screampark 2010 – Vanhelsing’s House of Wax & Midnight Manor 6921 Bennett Lawson Road, Mansfield. Open 7:30pm-midnight Fri-Sat and 7:30-10pm Sun, through Nov. 6. Offers four haunted attractions, an outdoor maze and other Dark Amusements. Wolfman’s Curse and Limbo are new. Regular combo $25, VIP Combo $35. Group rates and $4 discount online.

The Texas Scaregrounds 800 W. Kennedale Parkway, Kennedale. 817-819-6773. Open every Fri and Sat, thru Oct. 30. Special Student Night Sun Oct. 31. $25 for two haunts. $3 off coupons at

Thrillvania Thrill Park & Haunted Verdun Manor 2300 County Road 138, I-20 and Wilson Road, Terrell. Open through Oct. 31. 7:30pm-midnight Fri and Sat, 7:30-10pm Sun. Tickets online $25-$29 Thrill Pass, $13-$20 Kids under 12. Tickets at door are $25-$40 for adults.

Vampire Inc’s Texas Chainsaw Nightmare Haunted House and Museum of Horrors (North of Waco) I-35 and Exit 34, 14656 N I-35, Elm Mott. $13 each attraction or $20 combo. 8pm – midnight every Fri & Sat in Oct. plus Oct. 27-28 & Sun Oct. 31.

Zombie Manor Haunted House 7501 U.S. 287, Arlington. 817-478-7430. Every week 7 p.m.-midnight Fri-Sat, through Oct. 30. Regular admission $15, $20 Fast Pass. Coupons for $2 off regular admission online or wear Zombie Manor T-shirt for discounted admission all season.