Headless Horseman Hayrides, Ulster Park

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The Headless Horseman Hayride and Haunted Houses (also known as H5) is an outdoor haunted attraction in the Hudson Valley area of New York. It is located in Ulster Park, about 6 miles (9.7 km) from Kingston, New York. This haunted attraction covers 45 acres (180,000 m2) and includes a hay ride, corn maze, and eight haunted houses. The attraction has been rated as the "#1 haunted attraction in the United States by Haunt World Magazine, and listed as one of the "Top 20 Hometown Haunted Houses in America" by Fangoria. H5 has been featured on Emeril's Halloween special and the Travel Channel, and draws celebrities as customers as well.
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  • Everything went off perfect even with the COVID rules and all. Well worth the 2hr drive from Long Island. Been going close to 15yrs now. Will be back again next Oct..!!  more »
  • Have been going for years. Always exciting, fun, scary and well done. The whole experience is great. This year I missed the tractor ride through the woods. But understand why it couldn’t happen with.....  more »
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  • This is one of the most organized and best ran haunted houses I’ve ever gone to. The wait times are really short compared to others. We were taken on the hayride 5 minutes earlier than our ticket time and we basically waited about 15-20 minutes for that. The other houses follow suit in such an organized way where you’re waiting maybe 5-10 minutes and going through them almost instantly. The props and decorations are absolutely insane. Very detailed and gory props. The actors are amazing and the jump scares, when present we’re so exhilarating. My only complaint is that there weren’t a lot of actors from houses 3-7. This makes the houses in the middle not so scary. I personally love haunted houses where the actors grab you and jump out at you, so not having that thrill was kind of disappointing. My other friends are chickens so they were scared through it, but me not so much. That’s really my only problem, but the farm itself is so spacious and EXTREMELY organized, has great food options, and a very very cute gift shop. Would definitely recommend it!
  • This was the best haunted house experience I have ever had. It is truly well done and so much fun! My husband and I will be returning every year as we had a wonderful time. The props and actors are so great and well done. The entire operation is well organized and run, from parking, security, and the crowd control to enter the houses so that each person has a great experience. This was great fun!

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