The Ames Haunted Forest presents Oakwood Asylum this year. The Forest is located at 1470 S. Fourth St., near ISU stadium. It will be open weekend nights in October.


Tickets, $17 each, will be available for purchase at the door, cash only. Discount coupons are available through local retailers. There is free parking and a food truck on site.


Haunted Forest is celebrating 20 years of scares. This 2018 Halloween season will provide more horror than ever. The Trail of Terror will lead your party through the woods to a tour of Oakwood Lunatic Asylum for the Criminally Insane. Visiting hours begin at 7 p.m. weekend nights throughout the month of October, and of course on Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31.