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Around Town: Haunted Houses

Halloween Around Town
Posted at 10:38 PM, Oct 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 00:38:45-04

SOUTHERN COLORADO — We're just a week away from Halloween, and there's still plenty of time for spooky activities! Haunted houses are making a return Here in southern Colorado haunted houses are a big hit, here is a list of some of the best haunted houses in our area.

Hellscream Haunted House
This multi-story attraction has been around southern Colorado for over a decade. This haunted attraction is known for its special effects created by film and special effects professionals.

Dates: September 25 - October 31

  • Saturday/Sundays: 7 p.m. -11 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m
  • Nov. 5 and 6: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.


  • Sunday-Thursday: $22, $30 VIP
  • Friday-Saturday: $25 regular, $35 VIP
  • Hellscream and Haunted Mines Combo: $38

Haunted Mines
This spooky mining adventure has been a community staple for over a decade. After not providing scares last year, Haunted Mines is back at a new location at Palmer Park and Academy. The Haunted Mines has the same fares as Hellscream. Masks are required to enter the Haunted Mines.

Dates: September 25 - October 31

  • Saturday/Sundays: 7 p.m. -11 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

If you can't make it to the Haunted Mines, there is still time to get a scare in. The Haunted Mines will hold their "Lights Out" event on November 5 and 6, the event is advertised as "one glowstick, total darkness."

Dark Side of the Abbey
Dark Side of the Abbey is one of the scariest attractions that can be found in Canon City. According to the haunted house's website visitors will "squeeze, crawl, and climb" their way through the abandoned monastery inside the grounds of Holly Cross Alley. Visitors will then find themselves "getting lost inside this abandoned monastery basement" where all of their senses will be deprived.

Fares and Dates

  • October 1 - 31
  • 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. every night
  • $20 per ticket

Aftermath Haunted House
Another haunted attraction in Canon City is the Aftermath Haunted House. This haunted house has only four scare nights in October. It can be found at the Arkansas Riverwalk Dog Park east of the Rec District building. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. until the last ticket is sold at 10:30 p.m. Tickets run at $20 a person


  • October 9
  • October 16
  • October 23
  • October 30

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