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You freaks and ghouls still hanging around this Ghost Town?  Well, if so – you are no doubt ready for a howling great time at the 2014 Knott’s Scary Farm – this season is packed with new mazes such as Tooth Fairy and Voodoo and the biggie – All of Camp Snoopy’s midway being transformed into the zombie hunting, Infested!  Who knows what horrors wait in Trapped and of course, the returning mazes and scare zones will pack a serious punch!  See you in the fog!!

We are honored to announce Knott’s Halloween Haunt: A Picture History has won the Hollywood, California Halloween Book Festival award for the General Non-Fiction category!  Check out all of the other great winners by visiting the Halloween Book Festival website.

CLICK HERE to check out the great Los Angeles Times article on  Knott’s Halloween Haunt – A Picture History and be sure to follow Brady MacDonald and his LA TIMES FUNLAND!

CLICK HERE to check out the awesome Behind the Thrills article on Knott’s Halloween Haunt – A Picture History!  Behind the Thrills is a great site that covers events from all over!!  A must see for any Haunt and/or theme park fan!

The following video is a virtual ride-through of the “Haunted Mine” as it appeared during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s at the Halloween Haunt.

The audio and photographs were provided by John Waite who oversaw the design/theme inside the Mine Ride (and Log Ride) during the Halloween Haunt as an employee of Bud Hurlbut  (who created/owned both rides at the time before Knott’s Berry Farm purchased them in the early 1980’s). The audio is an actual recording of the “Haunted Mine” during one of the early Haunts.  These items were collected when conducting research for the upcoming book outlining the history of Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt.

This video was created to thank John Waite (and all of those who worked with him) as an appreciation for the years of screams and entertainment provided.  John was interviewed for the book and portions of his interview will be published here on the website in the future. Until then…enjoy this video!