Durango is a fun place to hang out, especially when the weather turns chilly! When Halloween rolls around, there are many haunted houses where people can go. If you're looking for someplace fun and spooky to go this fall in Durango, here's what you need to know.
Fort Lewis College Haunted Circus
Fort Lewis College Haunted Circus is a haunted circus run with the help from volunteers who do everything from acting to building to tearing down. The haunted circus is featured in the student union on Fort Lewis College's campus. Last year's event was featured over two nights, and proceeds from the event were donated to a local charity. Every year, volunteers pick a theme to help guide them through the set up and planning stages.
Elks Lodge Haunted House
Address: Elks Lodge, 901 E 2nd Ave, Durango
Elks Lodge Haunted House features the Nightmare on Elk Street haunted house event every Halloween. The event caters to children one night and adults on the next night. Proceeds from the haunted house are used to fund handicapped and youth programs as well as veterans organizations and scholarships.
Ignacio Terror Nights
Ignacio Terror Nights, put on by the Southern Colorado Community Action Agency Youth Services, is so scary that children under 11 cannot participate unless an adult is present. Visitors to this haunted house in Ignacio walk through a maze of hallways and are greeted by spooks and haunts as they go.
Ghost Walk Durango
Ghost Walk Durango is a ghost walk tour of Durango, where participants can learn the history of the Durango area while also hearing about its spooky legends. Durango's Ghost Walk takes place year-round and is an excellent opportunity for exercise. Do you enjoy evening strolls? Do you love to hear about ghosts? Then Ghost Walk Durango is for you!
Horsefly History Tours
The people who put on Horsefly History Tours talk about the history of Durango so vividly that they seem to bring characters to life. Horsefly History Tours are well-told stories that talk about Durango's history. Ghosts are just one of the topics of discussion frequently brought up during these tours.