The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride

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A Haunted Hayride in Griffith Park

UD - The Los Angeles Haunted HayrideYou know how sometimes the best date is a scary movie, when she can’t help but grab you and hold tight...

Now picture what’s going to happen when you find yourselves in an abandoned zoo in the middle of a dark forest—only to cross paths with some creepy kids and a clown.

Introducing The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, now rolling through Griffith Park until Halloween.

So on a cold, cloudy night sometime soon (look outside—tonight’ll work), you’ll wind your way into the pitch-black depths of Griffith Park’s endless acres. There’s a hay-filled wagon waiting, pulled by a tractor, that’ll take you past the century-old zoo’s long-abandoned cages (hint: they may currently be re-occupied) and deep into parts of the hills you’ve never seen. And yes, there might at some point be an actor dressed as a terrifying clown who wants, in short, to kill you.

If you’re feeling especially sure of your dignity in the face of killer clowns, book a private wagon for two—almost like a romantic horse-drawn carriage, but sort of the opposite. Otherwise, you’ll have a flask and about 35 new friends riding with you for moral support.

And once it’s over, you can get your bearings (sort of) in a 5,000-square-foot hay maze, or soak up the carnival-ness with a late dinner from some food trucks.

No word on zombie food trucks.

Vitals

The Los Angeles Haunted Hayride
at Griffith Park’s Old Zoo
4730 Crystal Springs Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
310-993-8289
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