Dark Nightmares haunted forest


Dark Nightmares Haunted Attraction (Haunted Forest) is a 1.2 mile trail outdoor in the real woods located in Buckner, MO. off 24 Highway just a couple of minutes outside of town. Expect to find scares around every corner and when you least expect it. It’s dark as night with only a flashlight and the moonlight to light your way.

We recommend wearing closed toe shoes to enter this attraction. The woods contain hidden rocks, obstacles, bugs, animals, and other hazards. We recommend kids be at least 12 years of age.

Your group will be provided a flashlight to help you navigate the horrors awaiting you in the woods. Absolutely no phone lights, photography or other light sources will be permitted.

Tickets are available at the door for $30.00 after taxes. We take most standard forms of payment. Cash, Credit/Debit Card, Apple Pay, etc.

Open starting Friday, September 30th. See below for dates and hours of operations. Subject to change without notice.

2023 DATES

  • Open starting Sept. 29th.
  • Friday and Saturday nights until Oct. 28th.

2023 HOURS

  • Opens at dark (6:30pm for show, trail opens at 7:30pm)
  • Closes at Midnight Friday & Saturday night.


  • Water
  • Soda
  • Monster
  • Candy Bars
  • Chips      
  • Nachos
  • Chili
  • Hot Cocoa 
  • Hot Dogs


About us

We are a haunted trail that is 1.2 miles and outdoor in the real woods.  Expect to find scares around every corner and when you least expect it.  It’s dark as night with only the moonlight and a flashlight to light your way.  Dress warm and appropriately.  We have a bonfire out front to warm yourself up before and after.