7 Best Haunted Attractions in New Hampshire

Scare season is finally here in New Hampshire, and there’s no greater way to celebrate than by visiting some of the state’s most hauntingly terrifying attractions. Spookmasters have perfected the art of all things horror, creating lifelike scenes full of gore, ghosts, goblins, and ghouls that might just keep you up at night. Prepare yourself: these seven haunted attractions are sure to scare and delight. 

SCREEMFEST, Salem, NH

Canobie Lake Park gets its annual Halloween makeover and turns the entire park into a kingdom of terror. Inside you can explore five haunted houses, ROCKtoberfest, and the Last Ride, a simulated ride that takes you straight to the grave… while inside a coffin! There’s also plenty of mild thrills for young scarers, so don’t be afraid to bring the whole family for some fun.

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Fright Kingdom, Nashua, NH

As New England’s biggest indoor haunted park, you won’t want to miss a single scare. Six spooky attractions await the bravest adventurers, including a psychotic circus, an abandoned farmhouse, and the haunted Bloodmare manor. Snag a fright pass for a coffin ride to your final destination. 

Haunted Overload, Lee, NH

Tucked away on the Demerrit Hill Farm, this award-winning attraction has received national attention for being a top destination for fright. Throughout the Halloween season, you can visit this attraction day or night, with some special scare-free, glow stick and blackout events on the lineup. The effects, costumes, lighting, and other elements on this haunted trail are what other attractions should strive to be.

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Nightmare New England, Manchester, NH

Five horror-filled attractions are waiting for their next victims! From the haunted hayride to haunted manors and a 3D experience, you’ll have plenty of cringe-worthy images keeping you awake at night. A visit to the rides, games, a beer garden, and fire pit can help you collect your wits before or after you plunge your mind into total terror.

OSG Paintball Fight or Fright Big Game, Center Barnstead, NH

This one-day event isn’t the most haunted in NH, but it can be extremely scary for some! Don your Halloween costume and let your colors fly in this multifield paintball battle. Mini scenario games and plenty of Halloween-themed fun are reason enough to give the haunted houses a break and enjoy some thrilling live-action Halloween fun.

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Haunted Acres, Candia, NH

If you’re looking for an authentic spooktastic experience, you’ll want to add this place to your Halloween bucket list. You might just forget you’re watching actors as you creep through five hair-raising attractions full of your darkest nightmares. They also offer a nighttime zipline so you can soar above all the loathsome spirits and creatures below.

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House in Haunted Hill, Hill, NH

This long-running haunted operation has been dishing out the chills and thrills for over 20 years. Open every weekend in October, you can expect nothing less than bone-chilling, scream-inducing scares—and maybe a few smiles, too. Kids and adults alike can sate their craving for Halloween fun.

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