CLARKSBURG, West Virginia – It’s scary season! Here are a few places where you can find your spooky fix in West Virginia.
Haunted Houses in North Central West Virginia
C & D Bunner Family Spook Yard Haunt – This Fairmont courtyard lair has a maze and over 20 different themed spooky rooms and areas. This is the 6th year of activity of the lair.
The Spook yard is open for regular evenings on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. On regular evenings, everyone is welcome. Admission is by donation with recommended donations set at $ 10 for adults, $ 5 for children 6 to 11 and free for children under 6. On these nights, the lair gives out color-coded glow sticks indicating how scared you want to be.
For an extra dose of fear, those 12 and over can visit the “Fright Night” which takes place on Saturdays from 7pm to 11pm.
Location: 2141 N Bunner Ridge Road in Fairmont, W.Va.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum – The famous Weston Insane Asylum is considered one of the most haunted places in West Virginia. The asylum offers a number of haunting experiences and packages, especially in October, including the Delirium (haunted house), flashlight tours, paranormal tours, and an overnight ghost hunt. Prices vary from $ 10 to $ 100 depending on the activity. For the full list of packages and options, visit the Tans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum site.
In this frightening season, all guests of the asylum are required to wear a mask.
Location: 71 Asylum Drive in Weston, W.Va.
Other haunted houses in West Virginia
Infernum in the haunted attraction of Terra – This “Hell on Earth” haunted house is located in Wheeling. The lair is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 6.30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays from 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. It will also be open on Fridays and Saturdays after Halloween if you weren’t afraid enough in October.
General admission is $ 15 and the Inferno pass is $ 25 and skips the line and gives you 10% off in the gift shop. For more information, visit the Infernum website or Facebook page.
Location: 4302 Jacob St in Wheeling, W.Va.
Haunted dream – This St. Petersburg hangout offers haunted houses and escape rooms and on some evenings it has a concession stand as well. You can visit the lair every Friday and Saturday in October from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and on Halloween from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is by donation only with a recommended donation of $ 10 per person.
Face coverings are mandatory for admission.
Location: 250 Ivy Ln in Petersburg, West Virginia.
Miller’s haunted nightmare farm – If you prefer an outdoor scare, this Lewisburg haunted farmhouse might be for you. Miller Mansion on the farm claims to be the site of murder and torture. The lair gives you a chance to explore the farm and mansion and a daily nightmare parade.
This year, you can visit the farm on October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 from 6.30 p.m. Tickets are sold until 10 p.m. each day. General admission is $ 18 per person, and quick passes are available for $ 30. Children under 5 are free. For more information, visit the Miller’s Nightmare website Where Facebook page.
Location: 260 Cabin View Lane in Lewisburg, W.Va.
Nights of dread – This haunted event located at Glade Springs Resort features five different haunted experiences. The lair is open on Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7:30 to 11 p.m. and on Halloween night from 8 to 10 p.m. for a special “Lights Out” event. Tickets for Fright Night are $ 28. This haunted house is not recommended for children under the age of 13. For more information, visit the website Night of Fear website Where Facebook page.
Location: 175 Mountain Laurel Rd in Daniels, W.Va.