Scary haunted houses around Colorado

KUSA - The season of fright is among us.

Halloween candy has hit the grocery shelves, spooky decorations are popping up in neighborhoods and the time for busting out your favorite scary movie has arrived.

And for those of us who enjoy the thrill of being scared, Colorado is home to some scary haunted houses.

Check out our roundup of some of the best:

13th Floor Haunted House 

The 13th Floor is giving guests a whole lot of fresh frights to enjoy this year. Along with moving to a new location, the haunted house is introducing three new themes for the 2017 season: Darkest Dreams, Slaughter, and Undead: Restless Spirits. This haunted house is sure to make you jump, and is not recommended for kids under 12-years-old.

Where: 3400 E. 52nd Avenue

Price: Starting at $27.99

Open: Select days from September 22 through November 11

The Asylum Haunted House 

Those brave enough to make their way through this 15,000 square foot haunted asylum will have to face the dozens of tortured souls who reside inside. Needless to say, it’s not for the faint of heart.

Where: 6100 E 39th Avenue

Price: Starting at $19.99

Open: On select days from September 22 through October 31

The Frightmare Compound 

The Frightmare Compound in Westminster has been scaring haunted house enthusiasts around the metro since 1986, but each new year offers a fresh array of horrors to witness.

Where: 10798 Yukon Street

Price: Starting at $26

Open: Select days from September 29 through November 11.

HellScream Haunted House 

Hell Scream Haunted House in Colorado Springs has a bunch of creepy offerings this Halloween season. In addition to a haunted house, guests can also try their luck at two different escape rooms – The Elevator or The Manor. If neither of those pique your interest, perhaps Zombie laser tag will.

Where: 3021 N Hancock Ave

Price: Starting at $20

Open: Select days from September 22 through November 4

Jack Lantern’s Northern Colorado Corn Maze

You can make a day out of visiting this Halloween hot spot in Fort Collins. Younger kids can enjoy a pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals and bounce houses during the daylight hours. But at night, the corn maze transforms into a haunted place made of nightmares. Take a haunted hay ride to the maze for even more scares.

Where: 2318 S. County Road 5

Price: Starting at $20.

Open: Select days from October 6 through October 31. 

City of the Dead Haunted House 

Three new haunted attractions are taking over 30,00 square feet at the Mile High Flea Market this year. For the price of one ticket, attendees can check out the ominously named City of the Dead, Curse of Darkness and the Carnival of Carnage haunted houses.

Where: 7007 E 88th Avenue

Price: Starting at $20

Open: Select days from September 22 through November 4

Colorado Fear Fest by Haunted Mines 

This frightful attraction has been scaring Coloradans for years, with each season bringing a new twist. It even has the added bonus of giving back to charity, so you can get scared for a good cause.

Where: 5550 Wadsworth Boulevard

Price: Starting at $15.

Open: Select days from October 5 through October 31

Creepy Walk in the Woods

OK, so this one doesn’t exactly fit the category of a haunted house, but some would argue taking a walk through woods filled with hideous creatures is just about as creepy as it gets. Savage Woods is a haunted walk through the woods west of Loveland where you will never know what you might encounter. This adventure is not suitable for children under 11.

Where: 1750 Savage Road, Loveland

Price: $20 per person

Open: October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2017. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tours start at 7 p.m.

Extinction Haunted House 

Extinction is a live action horror experience where you’ll have to take arms to defend yourself against the creatures inside or face becoming  part of the wasteland. You’ll be required to sign a waiver beforehand, due to the use of airsoft rifles.

Where: 4100 Grape Street

Price: Starting at $25.

Open: Select days from September 30 through October 31

Reaper’s Hollow

Just the thought of entering an old, dilapidated shack in the middle of a cornfield can send shivers down the spine. That's the haunted backdrop for Reaper's Hollow in Parker. Aside from that, they've added a new Dead End Motel attraction this year. And as a special treat, (or trick) the first 300 customers to show up on October 13 -- Friday the 13th will get a special prize. 

Where: 11321 Dransfeldt Road

Price: Starting at $20.

Open: Select days from September 30 through October 31

Hell’s Trail 

Make your way through nearly a mile of haunted happenings at this Pueblo attraction. Throughout the journey, you’ll run into stuff scary enough to make you scream.

Where: 40320 Olson Road

Price: Starting at $15

Open: Weekends October 6 through October 28.

Haunted Forest

The gates of the Backcountry Wilderness Area are turning sinister for two nights of haunted happenings in October. Discover what’s lurking behind every tree and bush in this three-quarter-mile journey. Those too scared to make the trek can enjoy an outdoor movie, hot chocolate and beer from Living the Dream Brewing Co. Tickets are sold in 30-minute increments to avoid a long wait.

Where: HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area. Park at Rocky Heights Middle School, 11033 Monarch Blvd, Highlands Ranch.

Price: $13

Open: October 20 and 21 from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

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