It’s a spooky season here in the 412 and we can’t wrap up Halloween without visiting at least one haunted house! Don’t know where to start? Here’s a list of haunted houses, trails, tours, and more to visit in the ‘burgh and beyond!


Celebrating 20 years of bringing people’s greatest fears to life, Scarehouse, newly located at The Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills is now open on select dates through Nov. 6th. ScareHouse has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and has been featured on Good Morning America, The Daily Show, Travel Channel, Buzzfeed, and others. This larger location features the same clowns, demons, and more that Scarehouse fans have come to know and love!

Hundred Acres Manor

Hailed as the largest and scariest haunted house in Pittsburgh, Hundred Acres Manor, Bethel Park, PA,  features six traditional themed haunted house sections for participants to enjoy in one walk-through. Additional attractions include drinks at the Scream Bar presented by Straub Brewing, Buried Alive, a burial simulator that mimics the terrifying sounds, scents, and movements of being buried, and The Maze, a pitch black journey full of creatures, monsters, and chainsaws. 

Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tours

Join Haunted Pittsburgh for a spine-tingling, outdoor, walking ghost tour of Pittsburgh! The downtown tours start at the City-County Building, at 414 Grant Street. During the tour, you’ll visit several haunted sites and hear Pittsburgh’s greatest ghost stories. Tours are offered on select Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and start at 7:00 p.m. View all tours here.

 Haunted Hills Hayride

Make a trip out to North Versailles for the Haunted Hills Hayride and the Valley of Darkness Walking Trail! Both attractions are available on Fridays through Saturdays from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. and Sundays and select Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. For more information on pricing, scheduling, directions, and more visit their website.

Freddy’s Haunts

Based on the terrifying urban legend of Fred McCune and his family’s mysterious disappearance in a cave in the 1860’s, Freddy’s Haunts in Aliquippa, PA is a family owned and operated haunted trail filled with monsters from your worst nightmares! Tickets are available for Fridays & Saturdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.and Sundays 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m until October 31st. 

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Rebecca Hansborough

Rebecca is a Pittsburgh transplant of five years with experience in content writing, social media management, public relations, web editing, and much more. Her passion for food inspired her to create an Instagram based food blog that shares a combination of local cuisine and homemade meals. When she’s not focusing on food, she also enjoys the Pittsburgh arts and entertainment scene, from Broadway shows, music festivals, to gallery crawls. She is excited to share her love for all things Pittsburgh with future readers!

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