Glenlore Trails in Commerce Township (Haunted Forest)

Autumn is a special season in Michigan, with beautiful fall colors, fun cider mills, apple cider, donuts, pumpkins and more. Of course, don’t forget about Michigan’s great haunted attractions.

Michigan really does have some of the finest haunts you’ll find in America. I think it’s a Midwest thing, to really get into the spooky season with haunted houses, corn mazes and haunted hayrides. I mean, we have tons of beautiful farms around here that always get into the spirit with their own haunted attractions and especially corn mazes.

What’s also interesting is that Michigan is one of the most haunted states in America. That’s according to the website, which says that Michiganders have reported the fourth-most ghost sightings across the country, only behind Texas, California and Ohio. On top of that, almost every city in Michigan has reported at least one ghost sighting, according to, which means there’s no escaping the scary stuff.

It’s hard to believe, but Halloween is getting closer, which means that pretty soon, all the haunted fun will be over. Can’t someone have a year-round haunted attraction? Yes, please. I really do think a year-round haunt would be popular, not to mention all the cool stuff you could do around the holidays mixing Halloween and Christmas. Read on for a list of 11 must-see Michigan haunted houses and attractions, from corn mazes to houses, which I hear are among the scariest around. Make plans to visit them, if you dare.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio. She started on the airwaves shortly after graduating from MSU. Anne has a passion for rock and metal, and she also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson! Anne covers the Detroit, Philadelphia and Las Vegas markets and beyond.

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