Searching for a scary good time? Fright this way. Here are some of the scariest haunted attractions in New Jersey.
(Check individual websites for Covid-19 protocols, as well as hours and pricing.)
Thru Oct 30: This Robbinsville spooky spectacle boasts two walk-through trails and one escape room challenge. On the trails, embark on a heart-racing journey through terrifying sights and sounds.
Thru Nov 1: In place of its annual Fright Fest, Six Flags Great Adventure is offering family-friendly thrills by day and chills by night with spooky rides in the dark.
Thru Nov 1: The Passaic facility shut down in 1952 due to staff and patient disappearances, as well as intolerable living conditions. In 2011, the asylum reopened as a walk-through attraction filled with live actors and special effects.
Thru Nov 1: In Wharton, experience three different haunted house adventures and six escape rooms. But don’t expect to solve the puzzles in peace. During certain time slots, live actors will haunt the escape rooms. The newest attraction is the Haunted Hatchets axe-throwing game. Beginning at 6 pm, the lights are turned off, and the hatchets and targets glow in the dark.
Thru Nov 2: This thrilling, immersive drive-through in Columbus promises frightening encounters with macabre characters as you travel through terrifying theatrical sets.
Thru Nov 7: This 100-acre park on Mullica Hill’s Creamy Acres Farm is inhabited by zombies, chainsaw-wielding maniacs, killer clowns and more creepy creatures. Don’t miss the haunted paintball hayride. Brave wagon passengers use paintball guns to defend against live actors dressed as zombies and other moving props during a 15-minute ride.