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The Scariest Halloween Attraction in Minnesota

Welcome to The Haunting Experience, the scariest of all the Halloween attractions and haunted houses in Minnesota. It is located just a few minutes south of St. Paul, along Highway 61 in Cottage Grove. We invite you to visit us this October…if you dare.

We offer a variety of terrifying attractions and the very best in Halloween entertainment. Enter our fan-favorite Haunted House and jump on Minnesota’s longest-running Haunted Hayride Attraction located near the Twin Cities, MN.

Thrilling, heart-pounding, gut-wrenching adventure awaits…

  • Haunted House – Walkthrough the scariest haunted house in Minnesota filled with terrors and dark entities that roam the hallways. Experience one of the most spine-chilling Halloween haunted attractions in MN, where nightmares come to life.
  • Hayride – The Haunting Experience is home to the longest-running hayride in Minnesota. Jump onboard and scream for your life as you pass through the haunted forest and the horrors of Wilhelm Steelworks. Beware of the maniacs and monsters that lurk along the tractor trails, waiting for their next victim. This Halloween in MN promises a heart-pounding adventure you’ll never forget.

During the daytime on select days, bring the family out for some fall fun! Pet goats, paint pumpkins, jump on a free hayride, or tour our Haunted House with the lights on and no monsters to scare you.

  • Art Activities
  • Free Hayrides
  • Daytime Haunted House Tours
  • Goat Petting
  • Vortext Walkthrough | NEW

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What Are YOU Afraid Of?

The only thing to fear is fear itself. Or is it?

Whatever it is you fear the most, chances are it is lurking around somewhere– in your mind. We’ve been operating out here for 38 years, so all we can say is, if you dare to come to MN haunted attractions, you’d better not come alone.

When you visit the Haunting Experience, you will experience the legacy of terror that has made us the premier haunted attraction in MN. Find out why when you enter our terrifying haunted house and ride on the longest haunted hayride in the state.

We offer the ultimate Halloween entertainment for those who love a good fright. There’s no group too big for us to scare. Special group rates are available for groups of 20, 50, and 100. We welcome guests of all ages, as long as you can handle what awaits you here at our Minnesota Halloween attractions.

Our ghouls and other creatures won’t melt under the rain; rain or shine, they’ll still be prowling about and ready to give you the scare of your life. Gather your bravest friends and join us for a night of fun you’ll never forget. If you live through the experience, that is.

38 Years of Fear

The Zywiec Family established the Haunting Experience as one of the best haunted attractions in MN back in 1986. Since then, our complex features the perfect team of scare actors, artists, builders, and human oddities. Together, we bring you an intensely scary haunted house experience, a humorously eerie haunted hayride, and mouthwatering concessions. Visit our haunted attraction on Highway 61 in Minnesota this Halloween season, and enjoy the scare of your life!

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