Top 7 Scariest Haunted Attractions in Los Angeles 2021

Published on:
October 2, 2021

Are you looking for the best haunted attractions in Los Angeles? You’ve come to the right place! We have compiled a list of our favorite spooky places near Los Angeles. The following are the top 7 scariest haunted houses as well as a variety of frightening experiences for all. If you're looking for a real scare this Halloween season, check out the following locations:

1.) Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

This Los Angeles haunted hayride is an exciting adventure that takes guests on a thrilling tour of Griffith Park. There are all sorts of spooky characters in this attraction—including ghosts, zombies, and clowns—that lurk around every turn! Los Angeles Haunted Hayride tours are available at select times in September and October so be sure to check their website for days and hours of operation.

Griffith Park's Haunted Hayride is located at Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027

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2.) Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights is an annual Halloween event at Universal Studios and features a variety of scary attractions including terrifying mazes as well as the terror tram.

Universal Studios doesn't shy away when it comes to big-budget scares. Other attractions available include Insidious, The Exorcist, Freddy vs Jason, The Walking Dead Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield, Trick ‘r Treat Grindhouse style maze featuring Michael Myers, and more! For all you horror fans, you won't want to miss out on the iconic horror movie characters that make appearances here.

Halloween horror nights is located at 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

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3.) Knott's Scary Farm

Are you looking for scares for the entire family? Knott's Scary Farm is the place to be! There are a lot of attractions here which include all sorts of spooky elements such as grotesque graveyards and terrifying mazes.

Knott's Scary Farm also features a number of family-friendly activities at Camp Spooky, which will make you feel secure knowing that your little ones won’t be exposed to anything too frightening.  

Knott's Scary Farm is located at 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620

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4.) Six Flags Fright Fest

Six Flags Fright Fest is a great place for thrill-seekers who are looking to get their scare on. The attractions offer guests some over-the-top Halloween experiences, including Haunted Mazes, Scare Zones, Terror Track: Rides in the Dark, Grave Games, Dark Minds, and more!  

Six Fright Fest is located at Six Flags Magic Mountain 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355

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5.) Delusion

Delusion is a Los Angeles haunted attraction that takes place on the grounds of a 146-year-old mansion and has been featured in several publications such as LA Weekly, Thrillist, and more! This haunted house is described as an "immersive theater experience" and offers guests a scary adventure that they won't soon forget. During this haunted house experience, guests will explore an abandoned manor full of monsters lurking around every corner.

This haunted house's creator is a fan of horror movie villains and has created an immersive experience that brings the terror to life. Delusion offers an experience called Reaper's Remorse. Be forewarned though- guests must be prepared for sensory overload during their visit! This isn't your average haunted house.

Delusion is located at Phillips Mansion, 2640 Pomona Blvd, Pomona, California 91768

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6.) The Haunted Shack  

The Haunted Shack features a variety of terrifying haunts including spooky creatures and freaky characters. This haunted house includes special effects such as strobe lights and fog machines to add an extra element of terror! This attraction is one of the only completely free haunted houses (they do accept donations) so there's no reason not to go and check it out!

The Haunted Shack is located  at 5112 Maricopa Street, Torrance, CA 90503

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7.) The Basement LA

The Basement LA is an escape room with an immersive experience that will make your heart pound. You and your group will be set up in a frightening scenario and you must work together to get out!  These rooms are full of surprises, thrills and will have you screaming for your life. If you're seeking an adrenaline rush that will last, this is one experience you won't soon forget!

The Basement LA is located at 12909 Foothill Blvd, Sylmar, CA 91342

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This is a blog post about some of the scariest haunted attractions within driving distance from Los Angeles for those looking to embrace their fear during October. There are many haunted houses throughout California, but these seven locations should be at the top of your list when planning where you want to go this year!

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