Take our Halloween challenge at Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park

Last updated: October 6, 2016

There’s something unnatural about this Mercer County attraction.

A Native American burial ground. Violent deaths. Freak accidents. Who knew a simple amusement park could have such a dark past?  A favorite with paranormal groups from all over the world, you are invited to visit for Halloween.

You don’t want to miss your chance to see one of the top 10 most terrifying places in the U.S.  The grounds are open every Friday and Saturday, including Halloween eve and night.

Explore the grounds through these following tours:

Photo and history tour : self-guided tour around Lake Shawnee and campfire stories. Gates open at 5 p.m., for photos. Storytelling and history tour is from dark until 11 p.m.

Lake Nightmare – Haunted house attraction that starts at dark until 11 p.m., or when the last group goes through.

Double combo – Get your share of history and a nightmare with tickets for both events, the storytelling and Lake Nightmare.


What to bring? Wear boots or shoes that you don’t care to get muddy or dirty. Also, dress warm! This event is outdoors so you will want to considering wearing hats and gloves. Photos are allowed for the storytelling and history tours. You are welcome to bring your paranormal equipment and a flashlight.

To purchase tickets, click here

For more information about Lake Shawnee Abandoned Amusement Park, visit our Lake Shawnee page.

Is Lake Shawnee really haunted?  Decide for yourself.  We dare you.