The time of the year has come when people want to scare and be scared. Yes, Halloween season is here. This is an opportunity to plan for a campsite to go with the theme. Well, there are campsites that cater to this section of campers too. Let us explore 5 such scary sites which will bring thrill and chill to your holiday this season.
This infamous battlefield in Pennsylvania is rumored to be the home to many ghosts (of people who lost their lives in the war). The camp field conducts guided haunted tours that teach history to visitors entwined with spooky ghost stories. They are scary but do not scare the children too much. So this makes for a family friendly campsite.
Situated in the lush tropical environs of Florida, Sugarloaf key is located in the Key West area. The campsite offers many scary entertainments to keep you and your family engrossed. These include guided walks and a visit to Robert the Doll (a toy that appeared in the Chucky movies). Legend has it that Robert the doll was cursed to terrorize the child who owned him, and voodoo was the one who cursed him.
Lone Pine Campground
Located in the heart of the Inyo National Forest, California, this campsite has a horror-filled legend to it. According to the legend, shepherd Sam Lewis and his wife used these grounds for herding their sheep. When his wife passed away, Lewis scattered her ashes here and ever since, her ghost has been singing and dancing here on these fields. Many people who have camped here have claimed that they have found their gear moved around during the night when they were fast asleep.
Bottomless Lake State Campground
If mystery is what you seek, then this campground located at Roswell in New Mexico is just the place. UFO spotting are said to be very common here. Located close to this campground is Area 51 which is a favorite Halloween destination for families.
Harold Parker State Forest
This famous state park is located just next door to Salem, Massachusetts. For those of you who do not know, this town is said to have burnt 19 witches in the past, during the 17th century. The Salem Witch Trials form the main highlight of this park and an overnight camping trip to this forest is the ultimate in Halloween celebrations. Ghosts of the alleged witches are said to be roaming around this site and have given birth to many a tales of them.
Supernatural campsites can be educational or bone-chilling experiences. Brave ones can choose the ones with gory details and specifics; while tamer ones can go for the sugar-coated versions. You can make it as eerie as you want. So go ahead and make Halloween an incredible eerie experience for you and your family.