GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted November
    3rd, 2015


    Goblins & Ghouls: Campsites
    with Great Halloween Traditions


    Happy Camper Blog



    Halloween is a
    time for fun traditions like pumpkin carving, haunted houses, hay rides and
    trick-or-treating. But did you know you can experience these festive
    activities all throughout the month of October? Many campgrounds spend the
    month celebrating with a variety of events making them the perfect
    destination for your next fall family


    Check out the kind of
    Halloween fun you can find at these seven campgrounds, and if you’re looking
    for other places to celebrate Halloween, use our park
    to find a campground near


    • Gettysburg
      Campground in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • This
      park has three consecutive Halloween-themed weekends the last three weekends
      of October. Activities include crafts, a pumpkin carving contest, campsite
      decorating and costume contests for adults and children, trick or treating,
      haunted hayrides, a Halloween dance and a haunted
    • Scenic
      Ridge Campground in Whitewater, Wisconsin
    • This
      park has a 15-minute haunted trail that includes a cemetery and a black maze.
      Halloween themed weekends are scheduled the middle three weekends of October
      and also include a chili potluck, a costume contest, trick-or-treating and a
      pumpkin hunt.
    • Land-O-Pines
      Family Campground, Covington, Louisiana
    • This
      park offers a wide range of activities and entertainment for Halloween with
      four consecutive Halloween themed weekends, including a “Kiddie Halloween
      Bash” for kids 12 and under Oct. 9-11 with nighttime candy hunt, trick or
      treating, a costume contest, a coloring contest, music, a hayride and kids
      only bingo. Other weekends include a Zombie weekend with a “Find the Hidden
      Body Parts” contest, a Zombie Obstacle Course, a Zombie Costume Contest, and
      a Zombies versus Humans Game, haunted house contests, where campers design
      themselves at their campsites, and a Great Pumpkin Race. Jellystone Maryland
    • Yogi
      Bear’s Jellystone Park in Hagerstown,
    • This campground has six consecutive
      Halloween themed weekends through November 1 with themes including ghosts
      & goblins, werewolves, vampires, witches and zombies. Make sure you
      bring candy to share with all of the trick-or-treaters. Dress up, walk in the
      costume parade and compete for prizes. On All Hallows Eve, beware of the
      frights lurking on our spooktacular Haunted Trail.
    • The
      Kansas City Jellystone Park in Lawrence,
    • This park has a haunted barn and corn
      maze that’s open throughout October for some spooky fun. They invite everyone
      to come out dressed in their costume and decorate some
    • Yogi
      Bear’s Jellystone Park at River Bottom Farms in Swansea, South
    • This park, which has six consecutive
      Halloween-themed weekends, features a haunted house, which is set up inside
      an old 400-foot long barn with 20 to 25 actors and animatronics. Three of the
      Halloween-themed weekends are “no scare” weekends designed for families with
      younger children.