Wanna get spooked? Walk, run and scream your way through some of the best haunted houses on Long Island. With a good mix of family-friendly and downright terrifying, you’ll be sure to find exactly the scare you’re looking for this fall. Here are some places to catch a fright:
Animated Children’s Story featuring Otto the Ghost
“Otto’s Special Pumpkin,” an animated story for kids, will be playing at Hick’s Nurseries for free! Hicks Nurseries, Inc. 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury. Hicksnurseries.com Free admission. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. through Oct. 31.
Bayville Scream Park
This adventure park will seriously terrify you with a half-dozen attractions including Bloodworth Haunted Mansion, The Cage, Evil in the Woods, Zombie Pirates, Temple of Terror and the curse of the zombie pirates and new this year-the Scream Machine. Bayville Adventure Park, 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville. bayvillescreampark.com $10.75-$49.75. 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday, 11-12 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Sunday, 5-10p.m. Weekdays through Nov. 5.
Blood Manor Presents: Crypts of The Coliseum
Cutting edge theme rooms, cooridors and a labyrinth of passageways designed to maximize one’s fear will do just that. NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. nycblive.com $30-$40. Times vary. Open most days except Mondays and Tuesday Oct. 5-31.
The Haunted Mansion of Melville
Voted Long Island’s No. 1 scariest haunted house, the Haunted Mansion of Melville will keep you on your toes. Not only is it scary but it has spooks fit for Long Islanders of all ages. 26 Pinelawn Road, Melville. Ticket prices TBA. schmittshaunt.com 7 p.m.- midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7-11p.m. Sundays from Oct. 6-31.
Yaphank Trail of Terror
The Yaphank Trail of Terror, a volunteer charity fundraiser for the Yaphank Presbyterian Church, has been named a top Long Island attraction three years in a row by LIHauntedhouses.com. 65 Main Street, Yaphank. Yaphanktrail.wixsite.com 7-11 p.m. Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28.
Come get festive at the Spooky Fest this fall hosted by The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) with the whole family. There will be exhibits, festivities and characters along wooded paths, rain or shine! 1450 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. $10-$15. Cstl.org 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 20, 22, 27, 28, 29.
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s Spooky Walk
Walk a fundraiser hosted by the hosted by the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, a camp for children and adults with special needs. Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, 2 Chet Swezey Rd., Center Moriches. Spookywalk.com $20. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28.
Chamber of Horrors
This year, the “Trilogy of Fear” at the Chamber of Horrors returns with something new: Long Island’s only three-minute escape room and virtual reality haunted house. The Chamber of Horrors is also home to three other scare attractions such as Manic Manor; 3,2,1 Blackout and Slaughter House. Chamber of Horrors is located inside of Matt Guiliano’s Play Like A Pro at 1745 Express Dr. N., Hauppauge chamberofhorrorsny.com $25-$45. 7:30-11p.m. Friday-Sundays through October, plus Oct. 26-31.
Darkside Haunted House
Named one of the “25 Haunted Houses Across America That Will Scare the Crap Out of You” by Buzzfeed, the Darkside Haunted House in Calverton is an open field that will, well, scare the crap out of you. The attraction is said to be family-friendly before 5 p.m., but not suitable for kids under 12 after that. 5184 Route 25A, Calverton. darksideproductions.com $7-$25. Times vary each day through Oct. 31.
Hempstead House Haunt: Dante’s Inferno
Come experience Dante’s journey through the nine circles of hell at the Sands Point Preserve. Set in 1300, just as the famous epic poem, Inferno, this haunted experience is sure to spook you with powerful symbolism and crazy visuals. Hope you find your way out of this 18+ horror. 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point. sandspointpreserveconservancy.org $25 for Conservancy members, $30 for non-members. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 25-31.
Haunted Hendrickson’s House of Horror: Afterlife
“Journey through the realms of death” this October come rain or shine for two nights of terror you’ll never forget. Portions of proceeds for this haunted house will be donated to Camp Anchor and The Valley Stream Youth Council. Valley Stream Pool Complex, 123 West Merrick Rd., Valley Stream. $10. vsvny.org 7-11p.m. Oct. 27-28.
Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse
Come see professional actors scare you to tears like they did to News 12’s Elisa DiStefano who said, “The Gateway Playhouse of Horrors was terrible—in a good way.” 215 South Country Road, Bellport. General Admission $15, Fast Pass $25. gatewayshauntedplayhouse.com 7-11:30 p.m. Weekends through Halloween.
The Bethpage Village Restoration will be hosting its Haunted Tales event this October with details TBA. Check out their website for updates. 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. Obvrnassau.com 5-10 p.m. Weekends in October.
Manor Farm Haunted Trail Nights
Come walk a spooky trail with Manor Farm Fridays and Saturdays in October. Worried about the kids? There’s also a “Not-So-Spooky Trail Oct. 27-28 at 5 p.m. Manor Farm, 210 Manor Rd, Huntington. $7-10. Manorfarmhauntedtrailnights.webs.com 7-11 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28.
Try something different this October and grab a group of your friends to check out an interactive live-action theatrical production. 450 Commack Rd, Deer Park. Prices vary. Nyzapocalypse.com 6-11p.m. Saturdays.
Restless Souls Haunted House Complex
This October visit Restless Souls Haunted House Complex’s four terrifying attractions: “The Shack” about a Huntington haunted shack with a lunatic; “Klownkatraz 3D” featuring a 3D clown-inspired nightmare and the last two attractions to be determined. Portions of proceeds go to the West Hills United Methodist Church in Huntington Station. 301 West Hills Road, Huntington Station. $5-$17. restlesssoulsli.com 6-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5-9 p.m. Sundays in October.
Rise of the Jack-o’-lanterns
The Garden of Gourds at the Old Westbury Gardens is hosting its sixth-annual Rise of the Jack-o’lanterns. Bring the whole family to walk amongst 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack-o’-lanterns on a spooky path! Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. $22-$26. Therise.org 6:30-10:30 p.m. Weekends in October.
Woodside Nursery Garden Haunted Tunnel
Bring the kids to check out the family-friendly Haunted Tunnel while pumpkin picking at the Woodside Nursery Garden. 134 East Woodside Ave, N. Patchogue. woodsidenurseryandgarden.com/haunted-tunnel 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Daily.
Family Fun: Halloween Nature Trail
Spend your Saturday seeing who’s in the woods from Mashomack’s band of costumed characters with the whole family. Attendees should bring a flashlight and children should be accompanied by an adult. Uplands Farm Sanctuary, 250 Lawrence Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor. $5. Nature.org 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
Joe Allocco’s The Franklin Square Horror
Franklin Square is home to one of the scariest home haunts in America by Fearnet.com. It’s so scary, it’s one night only. 1148 Norbay Street, Franklin Square. 6 p.m. Oct. 31.