Forest of Screams Haunted Hayride
Haunted Hayride, Haunted House & Haunted Trail

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is FOS open rain or shine?
A: Our wagons are covered, Night Stalkers Trail is not, the haunted house is rain proof. We try to be an all weather attraction but this is Ohio, and we can close due to bad weather at any time, we will post a notice as soon as possible. We will operate during light to moderate rain. Always check our face book page first. This is mostly an outdoor event you must dress accordingly to the weather, you will be out in the elements. Proper shoes are a must! NO Flip Flops, high heels, or Sandals!

Q: Do you charge for parking?
A: No, Never as long as you take your trash with you!

Q: Do you accept credit cards?
A: Yes, We accept Visa, Mastercard, & Discover with a valid Photo ID, we have an ATM available. We do not accept checks!

Q: Is there an age limit?
A: An Adult must accompany all children under the age of 12. FOS is not recommended for small children.

You as the parent must make the judgement call, if you wouldn’t take your child to a scary movie then you probably shouldn’t bring them to FOS. Carrying babies or children through the attractions is not allowed.

Q: Can I Work at FOS?
A: We hire for the following positions: Performers, Make-up artists, concession, gift shop, and parking. You must be 18 or older to work for FOS. All positions are available during Sept. and Oct. Our season schedule is posted on the web page. Inquire through

Q: Will the monsters touch me?
A: Performers will not touch you! Please reciprocate this same courtesy and refrain from touching, grabbing, or hitting any of our actors in or on any of our attractions. FOS strictly enforces a zero tolerance policy for violence against our performers/actors.

Q: What should I wear?
A: You will be coming to the forest, so dress appropriately. This is an outdoor event you must dress accordingly to the weather, you will be out in the elements! Closed toe shoes are required or rugged shoes as you may be walking over rough, uneven ground. No Sandals, high heels, or flip-flops allowed.

Q: Do you offer refunds?
A: SORRY THERE ARE NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS, ALL TICKETS CAN BE USED IN THE CURRENT SEASON ANY DAY WE ARE OPEN. It is a Haunted attraction, if you are scared we did our job. Thank you! All sales are final!

Q: Are there prices for children?
A: No, the attractions are not recommended for children, so we do NOT offer children prices.  Children are the same price as an adult ticket.

Q: Do you have public restrooms?
A: Yes!

Q: Is there security on property?
A: Yes-always!

Q: Can I wear a costume or a mask?
A: NO, you don’t want our actors to mistake you for one of them!

Q: Are pets permitted?
A: Pets are not permitted, Please leave them at home! Service dogs only!

Q: Are there smoke/fog and strobe lights used in the attractions?
A: Yes

Q: Does FOS have concessions available?
A: Yes, we offer a variety of concessions including; hot chocolate, coffee’s, soft drinks, hot dogs, pizza, nacho’s, soft pretzel’s, & candy.

Q: Can I go if I am Pregnant?
A: It is not recommended but it depends on how you feel. You should consult your physician before visiting the attractions.

Q: Is there alcoholic beverages sold at FOS?
A: NO, we don’t sale or allow alcohol or people under the influence to attend our attractions!

7 haunted houses in one location