Haunts.com's 2017 Top Haunted Attractions for Long Island
July 13, 2018 By Haunts.com
2017 Long Island Must See Attractions > 2017 Must See Attractions in the US
The 2017 Halloween Season here on Long Island was jam packed with tons of terror that thrill seekers had an appetite for all year long. From Haunted Houses and Spook Walks, to Zombie Hunts & Shootouts, Haunted Corn Mazes and Hayrides, the haunting season has so much to offer locals, whether you reside in Nassau, Suffolk, or on the Island's East End.
With an enormous amount of haunted attractions, it's not always an easy task to choose which ones you and your bravest friends will take on. To make things a bit easier for Long Island haunt goers, Haunts.com has created a list of Must See Haunted Attractions throughout the Island. These attractions have received a number of great reviews from customers who experienced the heart pounding fun for themselves, along with outstanding ratings for the 2017 Halloween Season. Check out the list below and start preparing for your 2018 haunting journey!
Top Pick for the 2017 Halloween Season: Darkness Rising - Farmingdale, NY
Farmingdale's Darkness Rising Haunted Attraction puts on a scary good Halloween haunt each year and their new location is at Play Amusement, formerly known as Fun Zone. After years of scaring in Massapequa, Darkness Rising raised over $200,000 for the Heather Pendergast Fund and YES Community Counseling Center. Although the attraction now operates as a for profit haunt, they still have donating options at their ticket booth for those who would like to support a great cause while enjoying the thrills and chills of the Halloween Season! What better way to get your dose of horror?!
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While the below haunted attractions may not have been dubbed #1 for the 2017 Halloween Season, the race was tight, and all of our Top Haunts for 2018 are worth visiting this season if you can brave them all!
This haunted trail is located on the grounds of the Yaphank Presbyterian Church and offers a half-mile long trek through the dark, eerie woods. The crew utilizes the darkness to its maximum potential, and throughout the journey, you'll come face to face with some of the creepiest creatures you've ever seen! The trail takes about 12 minutes to complete, unless you end up having to run your way through!
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Darkside Haunted House - Wading River, NY
Scaring Long Islanders since 1998, Darkside Haunted House features over 14,000 square feet of pure terror - more than enough space to make your heart race! Offering more than 30 detailed scenes throughout two haunted attractions, thrill seekers can brave an outdoor haunt, "The Village" and an indoor haunt, "The House." Will you be able to handle both of them? There's only one way to find out!
HorseAbility Haunted Hay Barn - Old Westbury, NY
Visitors can enjoy some scares in historic 1912 horse stables, home to some eerie happenings no matter the time of year! This not-for-profit haunted attraction features over a dozen themed rooms, some unnerving, while others are downright horrifying. All funds raised at the attraction go directly into HorseAbility, 501c3 not-for-profit organization that provides equine facilitated programs to children and adults with special needs.
Deepwells Haunted Mansion - Saint James, NY
Dating back to 1845, the Deepwells Haunted Mansion in Saint James is known to have some paranormal activity and is a favorite spot for Mediums and Psychics to host hunts and seances. During the Halloween Season, the mansion is transformed into an even creepier location, infested with mad monsters of all sorts. Visitors can explore each room, and if you can make it all the way through, you still have to venture down the "Terrifying Trail" to exit the haunt!
Located in Hauppauge, Chamber of Horrors NY sure knows how to give thrill seekers the fright they've had an appetite for all year long. Featuring a number of haunted attractions at one scary good location, Chamber of Horrors NY offers Maniac Manor, Slaughter House and 3,2,1 Blackout! To assure thrill seekers are scared out of their minds, Chamber of Horrors NY puts your senses to the test with over 30 live actors throughout, intense lighting and even a Horror Stage Show! Will you and your friends be able to take on the terror that awaits this Halloween Season? There's only one way to find out!
Spooky Fest at Tanglewood Preserve - Rockville Centre, NY
This not-for-profit haunt takes place each Halloween Season at The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) in Rockville Centre and offers up a ton of scary-good fun for both adults and children. Attractions include Scary Walk - The Woods Are Haunted and The Maze of Zombies. Along with the scares, families can enjoy entertainment such as face painting, a Halloween theater, the Mystic Den, arts and crafts, a Not-So-Spooky Walk through the woods, and more!
Each Halloween Season, Bayville Adventure Park on Long Island transforms into a Halloween lovers paradise. Once it is turned into a horrifying Scream Park, visitors can take on a number of attractions, all at one great location. The park's six attractions include Evil Woods, Temple of Terror, The Cage, Bloodworth Haunted Mansion, Zombie Pirates and Uncle Needle's Fun House of Fear.
RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens - Old Westbury, NY
Every Halloween Season, Old Westbury Gardens transforms their grounds into a Halloween lovers paradise. Visit the gardens this year and take an enchanting journey through thousands of illuminated jack o' lanterns that have been hand carved with tons of great designs. This event is for those of all ages, so bring the kiddies along and enjoy the walk together!
Total Fear at NYZ - Deer Park, NY
Take on three haunted attractions at one scary good location while visiting Total Fear at NYZ! Attractions include City of the Dead, where visitors have to take down the zombies as fast as they can. Clown Beatdown is where a gang of evil clowns are out to get you and your friends, so it's your job to beat them before they beat you to it! Then there's Escape the Dark: Ritual, where your team goes exploring into an abandoned prison and come face to face with a satanic cult. Will you be able to handle all three haunts?!
Cemetery of Lost Souls - Massapequa, NY
Do you have what it takes to embark on a terrifying adventure through the Cemetery of Lost Souls? Find out this Halloween Season! Be sure to bring your bravest friends and support a great cause, all while enjoying the thrills and chills you've been in search of all year long.
Gateway's Haunted Playhouse - Bellport, NY
Gateway's Haunted Playhouse stirs up some serious scares during the Halloween Season. Don't miss out on the chance to check out Long Island's oldest professional theater as it transforms into a labyrinth of pure terror. While waiting to enter the haunt, visitors can enjoy the Beer Garden, shoot some zombies, or take a coffin ride! Gateway's also offers family friendly fun, including a guided walk-through, face painting, balloon art, a pumpkin bouncer and more!
Take on four unique haunted attractions at one scary good location at Restless Souls Haunted House Complex! There's The Shack, described as an "intergalactic nightmare," KlownKatraz in 3D, which features an intense journey through a prison infested with killer clowns, The Dark Colony, an adventure through the deep woods, and then there's the File Frenzy Escape Room, where you'll have five minutes to find the key and free those who are captive! Will you be able to complete them all?
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