Shoals offers haunted fall fun

For students looking to add a little haunt to their fall season, the Shoals area is the place to be. The area offers a variety of haunted attractions to provide all the scare they can handle. From haunted corn mazes to scary, old school houses and zombie hunts, there is something for everyone.

Haunted History of the Shoals Ghost Walk


The walk opens Oct. 18 and 19, and runs nightly Oct. 24 – 31 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Wilson Park.

The attraction takes visitors on a 90-minute, one-mile walk through the park. They are told scary stories and old folklore legends throughout the journey. The walk has been scaring people in the Shoals area since 2002.

Ticket price:$10 Adults

$8 Kids 12 and under

Deadwood Hollow


Students looking to test their zombie slaying abilities can get their practice at this haunted corn field. The attraction offers extreme zombie hunting and a maze. Located on 4.2 acres, the field is filled with dark-eyed, blood-spattered zombies who might just be looking at you as their next meal, according to its website. Shooters are armed with air-soft rifles that shoot glow-in-the dark bullets.

The attraction is open 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays throughout October and on Nov. 1.

$10 STALK Haunted Corn Maze

$15 Zombie Hunt

$25 Combo tickets

Arx Mortis:

The Rise of Graystone


The haunted attraction is open every Thursday through Saturday throughout October, Sunday Oct. 26 and Wednesday, Oct. 29, starting at 7:30 p.m. The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. and closes at 11 p.m. Box office hours vary, and visitors are encouraged to visit the website for any updated times.

Arx Mortis is one of the largest, most intense haunted attractions in the Shoals area. Visitors are scared indoors and outdoors from the moment they arrive on the premises.

Ticket price: $20

$30 for VIP experience

$17 per person for groups of 15 or more.

The Haunted House of Horror


The haunted house is open Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 1 and on Thursday, Oct. 23 and 30. Doors are open from 7 p.m. until midnight or until the line ends.

The attraction takes visitors on a walk through the halls of the former Courtland High School.

General admission tickets: $20

Zombie Paintball Shoot tickets: $10

Combo Haunted House and Zombie Shoot tickets: $27

VIP Fast Pass Admission ticket: $40

Groups of 20 or more: $17.50 per person