Nashville's Scariest Haunted Houses

Enter these 13 frightening haunts, if you dare

If you're a thrillseeker who will be in Nashville, Tenn., around Halloween and are looking for some frightening fun, plan a visit to one of the city's spookiest haunted houses. Adventurers can try their hand as ghost hunters at authentic haunts or get frightened out of their skin at one of the many seasonal Halloween attractions.

Some accept cash only, or you can buy tickets online. Dress appropriately for attractions located outdoors, because you'll be walking on dark trails in the woods.

For the most thrills and chills, check out these creepy haunted houses in Nashville. And don't forget to pack a Halloween costume.

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    Copyright Jan Duke

    The Bell Witch, one of the most vicious spirits ever documented in paranormal science, tormented the Bell Family Farm in Adams, Tenn., during the 1800s. It is now said that the spirit haunts the nearby cave. On the National Register of Historic Places since 2008, Bell Witch Cave and a replica of the Bell Family's cabin can be toured from May through Oct. 31. Special events during October include candlelight tours and haunted hayrides. 

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    Photo Credit: Bikers Who Care

    Although there are plenty of scary haunted houses in Nashville, this is one of the scariest. It's hosted by bikers who belong to the Bikers Who Care motorcycle club. The haunt, located in Clarksville, donates all proceeds to children's charities. 

     

     

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    Photo Credit: Getty Images/Matt Cardy

    Located in Gallatin, Bloody Acres is sure to scare even the toughest with its blood-drenched woods and vengeful spirits. Prepare to be frightened by ghouls as you walk the trails in the secluded woods. Dress appropriately.

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    Photo Credit: Creepy Hollow

    Expect the unexpected. Prepare for adrenaline rushes and levels of fear you won't soon forget. Creepy Hollow Haunted Woods in Spring Hill features a haunted house, haunted woods, zombie maze, wagon rides, bonfires, music and concessions. It will definitely be an evening of fun and fright for adults and teens. 

     

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    Photo Credit: Deadland

    Dead Land is home to four terrifying attractions in Lebanon. Be prepared to scream as you walk the scary trails in the dark woods. This family-friendly attraction also includes a bonfire, concessions and gift shop. 

     

     

     

     

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    Photo Credit: Death Row

    Death Row, one of Nashville's longest-running Halloween attractions, is an indoor haunted house featuring 40,000 square feet of pure terror. You'll be mortified by antique items gathered from local hospitals, funeral homes, cemeteries and prisons. Be ready to outrun the crazy doctors, nurses, patients, zombies and clowns that you'll encounter on this self-guided tour. 

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    Photo Credit: Devils Dungeon

    Take a journey into the depths of hell at Devil's Dungeon. This controversial haunted attraction in downtown Nashville is theatrical mayhem filled with spirits, demons and the Devil himself. You'll be scared out of your wits by more than 30 horrifying scenes in this 25,000-square foot haunted house. This trip to the dungeon will haunt you long after you leave.


     

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    Photo Credit: Getty Images/Amanda Edwards

    Haunted Hell offers a terrifying theatrical adventure featuring a cast of more than 30 demons determined to scare you to death. Your travels through this 22,000-square foot space take you to an old plantation home, through a creek bed and into a dark urban underground. Haunted Hell is located in Antioch.

     

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    Photo Credit: Millers Thrillers

    At Millers Thrillers in Columbia, explore the dark and wooded trail haunted by old mutated miners. You can also save the day by killing a horde of infected zombies on the zombie paintball hayride. No need to fear your brains being eaten by zombies because only you have any weapons. There's also an entertainment zone featuring escape games, musicians, jugglers, storytellers, a firepit and concessions. This ​family-friendly attraction is scary but tasteful.

     

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    Photo Credit: Monster Mountain

    One of the top-rated haunts in the Nashville area, Monster Mountain will scare you with its intense scenes and talented yet terrifying actors. Will you be able to escape the monsters, mad men, clowns and nightmarish creatures out to get you? Come to Hendersonville to find out. 

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    Photo Credit: Nashville Nightmare

    Nashville Nightmare is consistently ranked as one of the country's top haunted houses and for good reason. This 50,000-square foot space contains multiple haunted houses with state-of-the-art animation and special effects. Navigate your way through all the dark passages and try to escape the clutches of wandering monsters and more evil beings.

     

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    Photo Credit: Scream Creek

    At night, the family-friendly pumpkin patch at Honeysuckle Hill Farm in Springfield gets taken over by ghouls and ghosts at  Scream Creek. You'll live your worst nightmare as you try to work your way through this haunted trail in the woods. Nighttime attractions at the farm also include a hayride and flashlight maze.

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    Photo Credit: Slaughter House

     

    Established in 1986,  Slaughterhouse is the oldest haunted house in the Nashville area. It's located at the Full Moon Cineplex, a dinner and classic movie theater in Hermitage. This is the place to be for those who don't scare easily.