Hudson Valley Scare Parks and Haunted Farms Attract Thrill Seekers this Halloween Season.
ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (October 13, 2015) –A scary good time is in store for thrill seekers who dare venture into one of the many scare parks or haunted farms in Orange County, N.Y. this October. The Hudson Valley is home to some of the most terrifying Halloween attractions in the entire country. Historically, tens of thousands of people from as far away as Philadelphia, Boston and Connecticut make the trip here to be horrified.
“They’re hiding everywhere, ready to scare you when you least expect it,” said Orange County Tourism Director Susan Hawvermale. “Our Orange County haunted houses welcome you with open claws and screams in the night!”
Top scare houses and haunted farms include:
Goblins Hollow/TerrorDome 84 Lakeside Road in Newburgh: features a walk through haunted woods full of chainsaw wielding madmen, clown alley, barn of terror, dolly manor where dolls come to life, and the dungeon. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through October 30. www.goblinshollow.com
Forest of Fear in Sterling Forest, 600 Route 17A in Tuxedo: The Forest of Fear has grown and set new standards for interactive haunt attractions. With professional live performers and award-winning special eﬀects, The Forest of Fear promises creativity and spine-chilling terror! Open through October 30 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. www.renfair.com/forestoffear
Pure Terror Scream Park at Museum Village, 299 Museum Village Road in Monroe: holds the Guinness World Record for the longest haunted attraction in the world. Features the crypt, the coven, terror under the big top, and legends of horror. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays (and Thursdays starting October 20) through October 30. www.pureterror.com
Fright Nights at Pierson’s Farm Route 211 West in Middletown: at Pierson’s, visitors will navigate through a small corn maze, into a barn and then through a graveyard and larger corn maze for petrifying fun. Fright Nights at Pierson’s Farm occur Saturdays through October 29. www.piersonsfarm.com
Wicked Hollow Haunted Hayride: at Orange County Farmers Museum, 850 Route 17K in Montgomery: features Haunted Houses and various buildings to visit, psychics, fortune tellers, oddities and various vendors available. Haunted hayrides available October 21, 22, 28 and 29. http://wickedhollowhauntedhayride.com/schedule/
Be sure to visit Orange County Tourism’s Facebook page: Orange County Tourism NY. It’s a fabulous guide to up-to-the-minute postings of area events and activities, great times, and memorable experiences for visitors.
Also visit Orange County Tourism’s new website: www.orangetourism.org.
About Orange County Tourism
Orange County Tourism, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging, and events can be found at www.OrangeTourism.org. For a free copy of the Orange County Travel Guide, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-615-3860.