Haunted Asylum at Coffin Creek
Dare to visit the Haunted Asylum at Coffin Creek
If you are looking for an experience from another realm this haunt season, look no further than Coffin Creek. The legend dates back in 1938 when Southern California had 14 days of rain causing sever flooding. What happened next was documented in the papers, with the story's archives incomplete, it's up to you do decide what (or who) is haunting the outlying woods. Here is part of the article from the Santa Ana Register (now the OC Register) Oh and be sure to enter the giveaway for tickets to experience it all for yourself, who knows you might stumble upon more than you bargained to find.
Corona, CA -- AP March 1938
As the flood waters subside from 2 week of flooding, 13 coffins were discovered in the wooded area next to River Rd and Archibald Ave in the city of Corona. "The coffins are believed to from the abandoned Guasti Cemetery in the city Ontario" said Officer Willmans. Officer Willmans went on to say "The coffins were found by some locals floating in a small creek that runs through the woods. The authority's and locals started referring to this area as Coffin Creek.
The authority's continue to search the woods for the remains of the 13 coffins. Only 2 coffins had the remains found nearby. The remains of 2 other empty coffins were found in the woods, some 30 yards to the west of what is now called Coffin Creek.
As the sun rose, Officer Willmans said " We had to stop searching last night, those woods got really creepy after dark. I called off the search when I started seeing and hearings things, strange things, like (continued on page 3 see Coffin Creek) .......page 3 was missing. Still brave enough to visit?
The grounds are getting a major overhaul for this years haunt which is opening October 6th, see flyer below for times and dates.
Welcoming all to the 10th year, the Haunted Asylum at Coffin Creek offers the following:
- The Prado Witch Trail (haunted trail)
- Shady Hollow Hayride
- The Dark Shadow Market Place
- The Game Maker- Escape Room
- 3- Mazes: The Haunted Asylum, The catacombs & The Dark Realm
- Trick or Treating on Halloween from 2-6:30 pm
Coffin Creek is located at:
Crossroads Riverview Park 14600 Baron Dr Corona, CA 92880
Tickets: Online or at the Door
Single Attraction Ticket $15
5 Attraction Combo Ticket $35
5 Attraction Combo Ticket with Fast Pass $50