Are you ready to run for your life, to feel the terror of the unknown, to see blood and guts? No, this is not an advertisement for a new movie; it is that special, frightening time of the year. It is Halloween. That means Haunted houses, caverns and other as sundry places that give innocent visitors thrills, chills and frights galore. Read through this list of Chattanooga’s most frightening haunted houses and see which haunted place scares you the most.
|by Dusty Snoke|
The Haunted Carnival-Voted Best overall Haunt by Chattanooga Times Free Press and top 25 haunted attractions in the South.
Where: Sir Goony’s on Brainerd Road
When: Every Friday and Saturday Sept. 28 till Oct 27, and Sunday –Wed. Oct. 28-31st.
Cost: $20.00 includes admission to the Carnival, 19 holes of goony golf and other activities
Information: Haunted Carnival
Haunted Cavern-Top 10 Haunted Houses for 2010 by Rand-McNally
Where: Ruby Falls, 1720 South Scenic Highway, Chattanooga, TN
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 28, Wednesday October 31. 8-10pm weekdays, 8 -11 p.m. weekends.
Cost: $21.00 on Friday and Saturday, $17.00 on Sunday nights
Information: Haunted Cavern
The Haunted Hilltop-Voted #1 haunted house in the Chattanooga area in 2011.
Where: 8235 Highway 58, Harrison, TN
When: Friday and Saturday beginning Sept 28 till October 27 from 7 p.m. till 1 a.m.
Cost: $18.00 includes 2 haunted houses, hayride and a maze.
Information: The Haunted Hilltop
Blowing Screams Farm-has 2 haunted areas, The Forest of Fear (3-D Haunted House) & Ghost Ride(nighttime hayride)
Where: 271 Chattanooga Valley Road, Flintstone, GA 30725
When: Friday and Saturday through October 27 from dark (around 7pm) till the last victim screams
Cost: $25.00 includes the Forest of Fear and the Ghost Ride (individual tickets available).
Information: Blowing Screams Farm
The Haunted Barn
Where: 5107 McDonald Road, McDonald, TN 37353
When: Friday and Saturday through Nov. 3rd from 7:00pm till 12:00pm
Cost: $17.00 per victim
Information: The Haunted Barn
Ringgold Depot-Fright Express
Where: 155 Depot Street, Ringgold, GA 30736
When: Last 3 Fridays & Saturdays in October
Information: Ringgold Train Depot
Where: 1730 Lakeview Drive, Rossville, GA 30741
When: Friday and Saturday through October 27 from 6:00pm till 11:00pm
Cost: $24.00 per person, all ages, $10.00 per person 65 and over
Information: Lake Winnepespookah