In 2020, we will be selling Cohort Tickets ONLY -- $250 for UP TO 6 individuals.

All Cohort Tickets are for a group of 1-6 individuals and must be PURCHASED IN ADVANCE ONLINE. Please follow the 'Purchase Tickets' link above. 

  • The price is $250 for UP TO 6 individuals.

  • Groups of 7 or more must purchase an additional Cohort Ticket.

  • Cohorts will be admitted at their ticket time, and spacing between groups will be enforced on the trail – NO WAITING

  • Once a Cohort completes their trail hike, they will be guided to the parking area to exit the property. (RETURNS TO FRONT CIRCLE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.)



Each Cohort Pass is for UP TO 6 family members or friends that are in the same pandemic “bubble”.

  • Cohorts are people who are NOT practicing social distancing from one another. 

  • Cohorts will receive TIMED ACCESS to MHF’s Year of COVID Hybrid Trail.

  • Cohort agree to follow distancing guidelines to stay spaced apart from others while in our parking lot, queue lines, waiting areas, and trail.

  • Cohorts agree to arrive 30 minutes BEFORE the reserved time slot.


2020 Year of COVID Hybrid Trail

  • During normal years, The Markoff’s Haunted Forest has 2 Trails (and another haunt attraction called The Town). 

  • For MHF regulars, the hybrid trail can be a fun change of pace! 

  • Slightly longer walk

  • “Best Of” presentation of elements from Trails 1 & 2

  • Variety of startle scares and bone chilling visuals along the path

  • Surprise encounters with our scariest trail ghouls as you walk through about 70% of each trail.

  • The Town will not be open this year. 

2020 Dates

  • Friday 9th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Saturday 10th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Sunday 11th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Friday 16th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Saturday 17th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Sunday 18th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Friday 23rd  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Saturday 24th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Sunday 25th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Friday 30th  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm

  • Saturday 31 (Halloween Party)  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm/11pm


  • Sunday 1st  @ 7pm/8pm/9pm/10pm




  • Trail arrival times are at 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, and 10:00

  • Cohort Groups will be held in Waiting Area until their Cohort is called into the Forest.

  • Please arrive 30 minutes BEFORE your trail time!! You’ll be guided to a parking area where you will await instructions about when to head to the MHF Entrance to have your cohort ticket scanned.

  • Cohort Groups who do not enter the Front Circle Waiting Area 15 minutes BEFORE their reserved time will not be guaranteed entry into the forest.

  • Once your Cohort group has finished walking the Trail, you’ll be guided straight out to the parking lot to depart the property. Returns to the Front Circle are NOT PERMITTED this year.

  • Parking Entrance closes at 10:30pm



  • DEADLY DINNER reservations starting at 5pm – Please allow 90 minutes for your pizza dinner so that you are not late for your Trail Time!


Prices: Cohort Pass

Advanced Reservation: $220 (entry for up to 6 people) + non refundable $10 registration fee

Day of Purchase: $250/6 Cohorts + registration fee





Due to COVID-19 related restrictions, we are not able to accommodate large group reservations on the weekends (our scheduled open dates).

Private Bookings dates may become available (on week nights ONLY) for companies or other large groups who wish to schedule a unique, private, outdoor, socially distanced team experience. In these cases, your company/group is responsible to adhere to Montgomery County, Maryland, public health guidance for limiting COVID-specific risks. We can structure an experience that includes any of the following elements:

  • Sit-down socially distanced dining (we provide menu options)

  • Access to music and our DJ speaker system

  • Timed entrance for all your peeps to walk through our haunted forest

  • Night hayride

  • Bonfire & s’mores

Minimum reservation fee: Call for details 
Food/Beverage fees are menu-dependent.
For more information, email mhfgroups@calleva.org


Due to health department restrictions we are not able to receive or accommodate groups larger than the established Cohort size (6 or fewer).


19120 Martinsburg Road, Dickerson, MD, 20842

(301) 216-1248    hauntedforest@calleva.org

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