Guide to Haunted Houses in Iowa

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Haunted Houses are one of Halloween’s most loved traditions and can be celebrated by those of all ages – depending on the Haunt’s scare factor. Prepare yourself for the Haunts opening their doors for the Halloween Season right here in Iowa! There are a ton from Leon to Des Moines, giving you the opportunity to choose your location and head to as many haunts as you’d like! Some open before October and don’t close until right after Halloween, giving you plenty of time to spend the season haunting with friends.

Some haunts will feature a theme that they stick to all throughout, while others switch things up depending on the room you’re in. In this case, you won’t know what is awaiting you in the next room – it could be a killer clown, a hungry zombie or a psychotic doctor and his patients – you’ll never know until you enter! If you’re interested in taking the kiddies with you, but want less scares, some haunts feature “Not-So-Scary” days where the entire family can attend together. These usually take place on the weekends, so be sure to check the particular Haunt’s schedule ahead of time to assure you head there on the correct days. Add to the fun by checking out a haunt that offers additional Halloween activities such as Spook Walks, Hay Rides, Pumpkin Picking, and Corn Mazes!

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Haunted Houses Near Iowa

I♥Halloween hopes that you have found the ideal Haunted House attractions to feed your appetite for fright this Halloween season!

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Eclypse Haunted Attraction

171 Hwy 1 W
Iowa City, IA
(319) 325-7669

Thrashers House of Terror

405 E Thresher Rd.
Mount Pleasant, IA
(319) 214-0169

Mayhem Haunted House

13011 120th Ave
Ottumwa, IA

KW Paintball Zombie Shoot

1734 West Airline Highway
Waterloo, IA

Haunted Houses, Zombie Hunts & Shootouts, Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly)
Scream Acres

3260 69th St
Atkins, IA

Haunted Houses, Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Picking, Halloween Parties & Nightlife, Haunted Mazes / Corn Mazes, Scream Parks, Hay Rides, Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly), Kids Parties, Corn Mazes
Circle of Ash

201 Central City Rd
Central City, IA
(319) 540-3327

Haunted Houses, Scream Parks
RC Haunted House

124 N 3rd St
Rockwell City, IA

Feargrounds Haunted Barn

200 East Acres Street
Manchester, IA

Nightmare At The Fair - Spencer Iowa Jaycees

800 W 18th St
Spencer, IA

Eldora Haunted Hospital

2413 Edgington Ave
Eldora, IA

Scare DSM

97 Indiana Ave
Des Moines, IA

Malvern Manor

103 E 3rd St
Malvern, IA

Open between Dec 8, 2023 and Dec 29, 2023

Madness Haunted House at Pioneer Trail Orchard

21534 Chestnut Rd
Council Bluffs, IA

Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides, Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly), Corn Mazes
Charlotte Haunted House

115 HWY 136
Charlotte, IA

Stinkys House of Horrors

911 E 11th St
Muscatine, IA

Harvest Hollow Pumpkin Farm

23805 Nature Ave
Le Mars, IA

The 5th Realm

4444 1st St NE, Suite 0001
Cedar Rapids, IA

Haunted Houses, Escape Games
Garrison's Haunted Mansion

W Main St
Garrison, IA
(319) 477-6102

Haunted Houses, Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly)
Hillside House of Hell

114 Green Street
Glenwood, IA