A recreation of "The Exorcist" was part of this year's Scream Park.

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Scream Park makes ‘Top 13′ list

Published 2:31pm Sunday, November 6, 2011

The website Haunted House Chicago has named the Niles Haunted House Scream Park to its “Official 2011 Top 13” list.

This year’s Scream Park enlisted 150 to 200 volunteers per night to help entertain for its attractions: CarnEvil, Field of Screams, Dark Terror-tory Haunted Hayride, Niles Haunted House, Underworld Unleashed and special nightly performances.

The 44-acre Scream Park, which wrapped up for the season Oct. 31, was the only Michigan attraction to make the list.

A Haunted House Chicago team visited 36 attractions before naming 13 to its annual list:
1. Statesville Haunted Prison & City of the Dead in Crest Hill, Ill.
2. Wisconsin Feargrounds in Waukesha, Wis.
3. Realm of Terror Horror Experience in Round Lake Beach, Ill.
4. Basement of the Dead in Aurora, Ill.
5. Amhurst Asylum Haunted Attraction in Valparaiso, Ind.
6. Asylum Xperiment in Villa Park, Ill.
7. Niles Haunted House Scream Park in Niles
8. Lake Hills Haunted House in St. John, Ind.
9. Fear Itself at Legend Park in Mishawaka, Ind.
10. Spook Hollow & MC Manor in Marquette Heights, Ill.
11. The Haunted Infirmary at Bartonville Insane Asylum in Bartonville, Ill.
12. Dream Reapers Haunted House in Melrose Park, Ill.
13. Fear City in Morton Grove, Ill.

A Scream Park actress was also recognized by Haunted House Chicago.

EmmaLeigh Smith, who performs as “Nancy” at the Scream Park and at the Wisconsin Feargrounds in Waukesha, Wis., was honored with the Jim Warfield Acting Award.

For more information about Haunted House Chicago, visit www.hauntedhousechicago.com.

  • palomine

    Congratulations on doing absolutely nothing useful for society

  • http://www.facebook.com/#!/kbtonkin Kevin Tonkin

    This group contributes thousands of dollars to local groups each year. Thank you for contributing to our society!

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