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Haunted Cave Tours to Get Your Brood in the Mood this October

Take a Haunted cave tour.
Take your crew to a haunted cave this season for bone shivering scares. Photo Credit: Pixaby

Isn’t 2020 scary enough? Here’s a way to make it scarier–Haunted Cave Tours.

Find tours on boats, led by lantern light and even costumed guides to add a little terror to your Halloween Season.  Or take the kids on a tour light on the scares and heavy on the fun. Here’s the Haunted Cave Tours across the U.S. for 2020.

Colossal Cave in Arizona 

Lights Out Lantern Tour takes visitors six-and-a-half stories into the cave to learn about its history.


Saturday, September 19 and 26 at 9 a.m.

Sunday, September 20 and 27 at 9 a.m.

Saturday, October 3 and 10 at 9 a.m.

Sunday, October 11 at 9 a.m.

Located at 6721 E. Old Spanish Trail, Vail, Arizona, 27 miles southeast of Tuscon.

Admission is $25 per person. Must be 8-years-old to participate.

Cave of the Winds in Colorado

Climb through narrow passages by lantern  while the guide retells stories of paranormal activity. Take an adventurous lantern tour of Manitou Grand Caverns while listening to ghost stories.


90-minutes tours every day in October from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours leave on the hour.

Located at 100 Cave of the Winds Rd., Manitou Springs, that’s miles 8 miles northwest of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Adult admission is $34 and kids 8 to 12 is $24, kids under 8 not permitted.

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Explore a haunted cave this October.
Lights are optional on haunted cave tours, most use lanterns. Photo Credit: Catherine Parker

Cherokee Caverns in Tennessee

Trick or treat along the cave route in a little kid friendly event.

Friday, October 23 and 30 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 24 and 31 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 25 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Located at 8524 Oak Ridge Parkway, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Admission is $10 per persons 4 and up.

Grand Canyon Caverns in Arizona

Over the last century eight people have lost their lives in this cavern. With numerous reports of ghost sightings and paranormal activity, this a tour to take to spook the brood.

Get outfitted with a flashlight and a K2, an EMF meter, to register disturbances in the electromagnetic field. And walk through the cavern at the end of the day and in the dark


One hour ghoust tours offered every day in October at 6 p.m. Phone reservations required since it’s a small group tour.

Located at mile marker 115 along Route 66, that’s 63 miles northeast of Kingman, Arizona.

Admission for adults is $22.95 and kids 6 to 12 is $16.95.

Howe Cavern in New York

A haunted lantern tour with a host of costumed actors. Take the Underworld Caves Tour that last nearly an hour.

Minimum age is 12.


Saturday, September 26 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, September 27 from 4 p.m.  to 8 p.m.

Friday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 p.m. tp 10 p.m.

Saturday, October 3,10, 17 and 24  from 5 p.m.  to 10 p.m.

Sunday, October 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 4 p.m.  to 8 p.m.

Admission is $50 per person and reservations required. Tours leave every 15 minutes.

Located at 255 Discovery Drive, Howe’s Cave, New York, 40 miles west of Albany.

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Lincoln Caverns in Pennsylvania

Take a haunted cavern tour then ramble through the woods to climb on board a haunted hayride for 90 minutes of haunted fun or spooky terror. Your pick, depending on time.


Family Tours

Saturdays: October 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is $19.98 for all. Must be 4 to participate.

Terror Tours

Fridays: October 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. Admission is $25.98.

Saturdays: October 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. Admission is $25.98.

Located at 7703 William Penn, Huntingdon, that’s 95 miles west of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Reservations required and tours leave every 20 minutes.

Lockport Cave in Lockport, New York

Take a 90-minute lantern tour while walking along the Erie Canal. Then tour the Lockport Cave on a boat tour while hearing the spooky past of Lockport Cave.


Friday, October 9 and 16 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 10 and 17 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 23 and 30  at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Saturday October 24 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Tour starts at 5 Gooding St. in Lockport, that’s about 30 miles northeast from Buffalo, New York.

Admission is $20 per person . No one under 8 allowed.

Ruby Falls in Tennessee

Take a lantern tour to learn about the storied past of this cave.

Friday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 9 p.m.

Located at 1720 South Scenic Highway, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Admission is $32.95 per person. Must be 5-years-old to particiapate.

Spook Cave in Iowa

Who wants to walk through a cave when you can float through a cave? Spook Cave is filled with water so this guided tour is on a boat. This tour is little kid friendly.


Daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until the end of October.

Located at 13299 Spook Cave Rd. McGregor, Iowa that’s 110 miles from Madison, Wisconsin.

Adult admission (13+) $14, kids 4 to 12 $10 and free for kids 3 and under.

Wabasha Street Caves in Minnesota

Would you let a lost soul guide your candlelit tour through Wabash Street Cave? Take a tour and hear the stories of the Lost Souls.

Lost Souls Tours

Saturday October 10, 17 and24 at 6 p.m.

Sunday October 11, 18 and 25 at 6 p.m.

Friday October 25 at 6 p.m.

Located at 215 Wabasha Street South, St. Paul, Minnesota. Kids 12 and older only.

Admission is $30 per person and reservations required.

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