The Haunted Trail sets terror loose in Balboa Park

The Haunted Trail sets terror loose in Balboa Park
Posted at 4:30 PM, Sep 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-28 19:30:08-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Prepare to run for your life in Balboa Park this season.

San Diegans will begin traversing the fearsome trail Friday, Sept. 29, with rides through Balboa Park running through Oct. 31. 

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The Haunted Trail leads guests through a 3,500-square-foot maze packed with scares, before they make their way through a trail inhabited by horror icons such as Jason, Michael Myers, Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and more.

Also back by popular demand this year, the Upside Down featured in "Stranger Things" returns.

Dates and times

  • September 29 - 30
  • October 1, 4 - 8, 11 - 15, 18 - 22, 24 - 31
  • Hours vary


  • Get $5 off for opening night (Sept. 29) when you purchase tickets at the gate
  • Get $5 off coupons at participating San Diego County Wendy's locations


3,500-square-foot maze will plunge guests into "The Purge" themed horror as they try to find their way to safety.

Horror icons Pennywise the Dancing Clown, Jason, Michael Myers, and others will terrorize guests as they make their way through the darkness.

The Stranger Things House featuring the Upside Down returns guests to the world of the weird and frightening.

For more information, visit The Haunted Trails website.