If you love to be scared to death, scream loudly, hear the sounds of a chainsaw, or hear something growling in your ear, you've come to the right place.

Before I roll out the scariest Halloween attractions in Connecticut, a bloody congratulations to the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce in Bristol for being named the #7 most scariest theme park in the United States. The #1 slot went to Fright Fest Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. If you love blood curdling scary on Halloween, the following are a list of five of the scariest Halloween attractions in Connecticut.

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    The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

    I had no choice but to make the Haunted Graveyard in Bristol at Lake Compounce the #1 theme park because it was named the seventh best scariest theme park in the entire country by readers of USA Today. Check this out from their website:

    At dusk, we will take you on a 1 mile terrifying journey through darkly glittering catacombs to an eerie graveyard, to a vampire's haunt, to a witch's lair, and then onto a misty lake and an ancient temple.

    You can purchase your tickets on their website at hauntedgraveyard.com. My advice, take an extra pair of underwear along just in case.

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    Legends of Fear

    Legends of Fear is located at 2 Saw Mill City Road in Shelton. All you have to do is board their wagon which travels deep into their forests and fields for 30 minutes of scream filled terror. There's a better than 90% chance you won't be able to sleep that night. No one under 12 years of age is permitted on the trail. Purchase your tickets at halloweennewengland.com if you dare.

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    Trail of Terror

    The Trail of Terror can be found at 60 N. Plains Highway in Wallingford. Here you'll find another trail which leads to four terrifying acres of forest where you'll never know what's coming at you next. Purchasing advanced tickets are recommended by clicking on trailofterror.com.

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    Haunting At The Hollow

    Imagine a family consumed by evil after discovering ancient artifacts. The entire Clayton family vanished in the early 1900's from their estate. Welcome to 'The Haunting at the Hollow' where no one under the age of 13 will be admitted. Find this haunting at 33 Route 37 in New Fairfield and buy your tickets at bynightproductions.com.

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    Haunted Trail at Harrybrooke Park

    The Haunted Trail at Harrybrooke Park in New Milford is only a four night event. It kicks off on Friday, October 13th and is scheduled for October 14th, 20th, and 21st from 6pm-10pm. The Director of Harrybrooke Park, Billy 'Mo' Buckbee warns that this Haunted Trail is not for those with a weak heart, or the inability to walk long distances, and is not appropriate for kids under 12 years of age. The park is at 64 Lanesville Road in New Milford.