2016 marks the 13th year of professional haunting for Ghouls Gulch Haunted House. The thirteen years has included a number of benchmarks and accomplishments.
Going back in time twenty years, we started out with a “home haunt” that initially started out as just our front yard. As the years progressed, the haunt did as well. The following year included the front yard and the back yard. The year after that included the front yard, back yard, and garage, which we made into a mini haunted house attraction. After that, my wife said, “You are not taking over the house”, so I knew we had to find a commercial location if we were going to continue, and Ghouls Gulch was born.
Our first professional haunt was a partnership with UCCS Theaterworks in which we created our first attraction, Dante’s Inferno, a haunt that is still considered one of the most ambitious to this day. It spanned 18,000 square feet and utilized 75 actors each night in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. Over the years since that time, we created the first haunted house attraction at Mr. Biggs Family Fun Center, “Dread Manor”. We also had the pleasure of working with Ed and Marsha Edmunds, owners of Distortions Unlimited in Greeley, Colorado and stars of the TV reality hit show, “Making Monsters”. We worked with them to create and operate five haunted houses in Greeley, with an opening night appearance by Alice Cooper. Eventually we landed at our current location at Palmer Park and Academy, and 2016 marks our sixth year at this location.
The quality of our haunts have not gone unnoticed. Over the years, we have been voted “Best Haunted House in Colorado” by FrightFind.com and by Spooky Colorado, #2 “Must-See Haunted House” by OnlyInYourState.com, and “Scariest Haunted House” by HauntWorld.com. We’ve been featured on Fox 21, KKTV- 11, and KRDO-13 TV stations. We’ve also had featured stories in the Colorado Springs Gazette, the Independent, as well as nationally in Hemispheres magazine on United Airlines, and in Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine. We are a yearly featured participant in the Emma Crawford Coffin Races in Manitou Springs, where we have won ten trophies, including Fastest Time, Best Coffin, Best Entourage, and Best Emma.
We are also proud to be part of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association’s annual Ghoulfest Poker Run, the Galaxy Fest convention, and the Haunted Brew Fest. We’re proud members of the Haunted House Association, we’ve been honored to have parts of two movies filmed at our haunted house, and proud to have been the selected location for several photo shoots. These include the Denver Umbrella Corps, the (biker magazine), and local photography groups and artists. We’ve also had both a marriage proposal and a wedding held at our haunted house. Our current location has also been certified as haunted by the All Girls Paranormal Society. 2 Our passion and love of all things haunted make this a truly fun endeavor. Our current location includes Ghouls Gulch Haunted House, Sanitarium Haunted House with 3D, and the Von Kitsch Collection. We look forward to entertaining you this Halloween season!!
Spooky Colorado Rated Ghouls Gulch Scariest Haunted House In Colorado Springs!
Here is the first review from Kris at Spooky Colorado!
Ghouls Gulch Haunted House Is Proud To Announce Our Newest Creation Of FEAR!
Sanitarium 3D Haunted House Is Colorado Springs newest Haunted House and only Haunted House in Southern Colorado with a 3D experience! This brand new haunted house takes you on a journey through the Eyes Of The Insane with 3D Glasses.
Ghouls Gulch News!
Ghouls Gulch Haunted House Voted #1 Haunt in Colorado Springs by HauntWorld.com!
Ghouls Gulch is an amazing haunted house filled with surprises that include award winning actors, animatronics and special effects. In 2013 the All Girl Paranormal Society did a paranormal investigation and determined that the building that Ghouls Gulch is located in is actually haunted! Come meet the All Girl Paranormal Society (As seen on TV “My Ghost Story Caught On Camera” and in the upcoming reality show “Paranormal Encounters”) and examine the extraordinary video and photos of their Ghouls Gulch Haunted House Paranormal investigation.
Sanitarium 3D Haunted House Is Colorado Springs newest Haunted House and only Haunted House in Southern Colorado with a 3D experience! This brand new haunted house takes you on a journey through the Eyes Of The Insane with 3D glasses on.
The Von Kitsch Collection Museum is also brand new this year and is a collection of weird and strange artifacts from all over the world like you have never seen before. The Von Kitsch Collection Museum is an added feature and is free when you purchase a ticket to Ghouls Gulch or Sanitarium Haunted Houses.
The Extreme Zoo Is a live reptile and spider experience with live snakes, spiders and much more! This is also free to see when you purchase a ticket to Ghouls Gulch or Sanitarium haunted houses.
Ghouls Gulch and Sanitarium Haunted Houses are open September 19th & 20th, 26th & 27th, October 3rd, through 5th. 9th through 12th, 16th through 19th, 23rd through 26th and 28th through November 1st. Both Ghouls Gulch and Sanitarium 3D haunted houses are located at 3910 Palmer Park Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80909 at Academy and Palmer Park.
01/12/2014 :: 06:38 PM
We would like to thank all of our guests and crew for an absolutely amazing year. In 2013, we celebrated our 10th anniversary of professional haunting. We were named Colorado Springs’ Top Rated Haunt on multiple review sites. We had a featured spot on each of the television networks and a Los Angeles film crew filmed a scene in our haunt for an upcoming horror movie. And at the Emma Crawford Coffin Races, in front of the largest crowd ever, we defended our title as fastest coffin!! We also won the trophy for “Best Emma”!! Thanks, again, to everyone involved for making it a most memorable year, and we look forward to great things in 2014!!!
10/14/2013 :: 09:47 PM
The Top-Rated Haunt in Colorado Springs!
Ghouls Gulch has the honor of being the Top-Rated Haunt in Colorado Springs! Check out SpookyColorado.com’s Review Page!
Ghouls Gulch Haunted House Rating!
09/20/2013 :: 01:22 AM
Thank you for making us 2013’s Colorado Springs Top-Rated Haunt On Hauntworld.com (the nation’s largest haunt review website)!
03/26/2013 :: 12:53 AM
10 YEARS OF FEARS!
Ghouls Gulch Haunted House will be celebrating 10 Years of Fears in 2013! The celebration begins in September on Friday the 13th when we will debut a totally renovated haunt. Look for some all-new rooms, plus some old favorites from the past 10 years. Check back for special events throughout the season!