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Yes, All volunteers are required to attend one of the following volunteer orientations:
This orientation will prepare volunteers for their duties. We will give specific information on how the event will run and what will be expected of Haunted Trail volunteers.
Arrival time for participating volunteers is 5:00 PM on each night you are scheduled to volunteer.
This set arrival time is to allow participants to sign in, receive assignments/instructions, place the actor on the trail and educate them on their surroundings. Haunted Trails volunteers will be in a wooded environment along the trail during this event.
The gate and ticket sales end at 9:15 PM. Volunteers will be expected to stay till the last customer has gone through the trail. End times will vary based on attendance. Please plan to leave between 10:30 PM and 12:00 AM.
If an actor must leave early, they must inform the Park Superintendent BEFORE they are assigned an acting spot for the evening. If the Park Superintendent is not informed prior to assignment the volunteer must stay till the end of the event.
We do not permit the usage of cell phones and other mobile communication devices during volunteer times. All cell phones,etc. must be turned Off (Not on vibrate or silent mode). If there is an issue that a cell phone must remain on during participation, please notify the Park Superintendent prior to participation.
All volunteers must be 12 years old or older to volunteer on the haunted trail, as face painters, make-up artists, and walking stick decorator assistants. All parking attendants and inflatable attendants must be 17 years old or older. All student volunteers under the age of 18 years old must have a Haunted Trails Minor Waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian before volunteering. No exceptions.
Trail actors can dress in any costume or makeup of their own choice, unless given a specific assignment. Please dress to the season and WEAR LAYERS!! If you get hot you can always take a layer off, but if you get cold, you will be cold all night. Closed toe shoes are highly recommended. Parking attendants will be provided a safety vest and flashlight for use during the event.
A costume is necessary if you are to be seen by the public on either trail.
Volunteers will have an opportunity to select an area or scene during the volunteer orientation. Areas/Scenes are assigned on a first come first serve basis.
Upon injury, the Park Superintendent will be notified and an incident report will be completed. If the participating volunteer is under the age of 18, the parents or legal guardian of the person injured will be notified. Ambulance services are on site and available for any serious injury. Park Rangers are on staff at this event and will assist in any incident.
Upon completion of this event, volunteers must contact the volunteer coordinator. The volunteer will be given a personalized form detailing their volunteer service. This form will serve as verification of community service.
Any infraction of the rules will cause immediate disqualification of the participating volunteer. Rules are set in place for the safety of our volunteers and our patrons. In most cases, the volunteer will be taken to the maintenance shop for the remainder of the night at which that point the volunteer will be asked to leave the property. No volunteer hours will be granted for rule infractions.
We do use disorienting lights (strobes, etc.), which could induce a seizure. We also use fog, which could induce an asthma attack, and have confined spaces which could cause a claustrophobic episode. Please make your volunteers aware of these issues.
Enterprise South Nature Park is open 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Visitor Center is CLOSED
Atlas Bike Trail closes at 8:30 PM
Summit Knobs closes at 8:00 PM
The visitor center is CLOSED to the public at this time.
No, the park does not have these features, however Chester Frost Park has camp sites.
Poe Run Path is the easiest trail to hike.
If you get lost, reference a bunker number and call the visitor center at 423-893-3500.
There are eight kiosks spread throughout the park.
Yes, at four different locations- Bunker Hill Loop, Poe Run Path trailhead, Still Hollow Loop parking 6, and parking lot 3.
Yes, be courteous of all riders and give the right of way to bikers.
Yes, all leashed pets are welcome.
Atlas is an advance trail so ride within your limits. This trail closes an hour before the park closes.
No vegetation is allowed to be removed from the park.
Yes, as a courtesy to the park patrons, pet waste stations are free.
Yes, each station has a trash can for disposal.
No, all picnic areas are first come first serve.
Grilling and open flames are prohibited in the park.
Yes, Bunker 28 and 50 are open to view.
The Army stored TNT in the bunkers.
The meeting room is available for rent for $50 per hour with a two hour minimum. $100 refundable deposit is required. Payment is required when reservation is made.
Yes, visitor center staff is available 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
There currently are no bottle refill stations at our water fountains.
It's Scary! - We work hard to surprise and scare you at every turn.
This Trail is not recommended for children under the age of 12.
Note: There are no refunds once tickets have been purchased.
The Haunted Trail event is located at Enterprise South Nature Park 190 Still Hollow Loop RD, Chattanooga, TN 37416
October 25th, 2019 and October 26th, 2019.
It takes about 10-15 minutes to get into our parking lot and take the shuttle to festival area.
The Trick or Treat trail closes promptly at 9 pm.
Please try to arrive at the park no later than 9 pm.
The Haunted attractions are open till our last customer is scared. However the ticket booth closes promptly at 9:15 pm. Please try to arrive in the parking lot no later than 9:30 pm.
We will try our best to stay open, however we are unable to run our attractions in the rain.
YES. Admission is $20.00 per car load at the gate. Maximum 8 persons per car load. Limited Early Bird tickets will be available online. Admission price includes a hayride, the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail, the Too Cute to Spook Trail, Halloween music light show, Read 20 Read-A-Louds, and Face Painting.
Your ticket will grant you one (1) trip through the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail and the Too Cute To Spook Trail. If you would like to go back through one of our trails an additional entrance fee will be required.
Tickets purchased at the gate the day of the event are CASH ONLY.
If you would like to pay with a credit card or debit card you can purchase Early Bird tickets online at parks.hamiltontn.gov until Oct. 24th. Early Bird pre-sale tickets are limited to 200. Once sold out online, you will need to pay cash for your tickets at the gate. No Refunds.
As with all outdoor events we recommend that you check the local weather forecast before coming to this event.
Our Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail travels across natural surface terrain including dirt and mulch. Open toed shoes are prohibited. We recommend tennis shoes or boots.
We are not responsible for any damage to clothing while on the trail.
Costumes are Prohibited for guests over the age of 12 and All guests participating in the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail.
For our Too Cute to Spook Trail we encourage costumes for all children 12 years of age or younger.
Costumes are strictly prohibited on the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail. All Masks, Face Make Up, and Full Costumes are prohibited.
We take every safety precaution to ensure that our attractions are safe for our guests and our staff.
Our attractions are inspected and patrolled by Park Rangers and staff throughout the event.
Our actors are here to scare you but are not allowed to touch you. Any patron who strikes or harms one of our actors will be removed from the attraction. No refund will be given if removed from the attraction. If you have any concerns regarding safety please alert a Ranger on duty.
The Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail is not recommended for children under the age of 12. We strongly recommend parental discretion for all children under the age of 12. If you would like for your child to complete the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail with you please be advised that the child must be able to walk the entire distance of the attraction and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This is for your child’s safety. Strollers are prohibited on the Asylum Outbreak Haunted Trail.
YES. If you have questions regarding participation during rain please call the visitor center at 423-893-3500.
NO. Smoking is prohibited at Enterprise South Nature Park.
NO. Tickets are not available at the door. All ticket purchases must be made prior to 02/11/20.
Young Ladies: Party Dresses with comfortable low heeled footwear.
Gentlemen: Shirt and Tie (Suits and Formal Wear are Optional).
Parking is available in the Parking Garage next to The Chattanoogan Hotel.
Self-Parking in the garage is $9.00 per car.
Valet Parking is $11.00 per car.
Street Parking is also available but limited.
Photo Packages are provided by Lifetouch. All Photographs will be sent to the address that you provide on your package order form. All orders should be received within 2 weeks. Any questions please contact Robin McPherson at 423.209.6891
This is a Rain or Shine event. In the case of Inclement Weather causing any changes to or cancellation of this event all parties who have purchased tickets will be notified by email.
Please talk to the Middle Valley Youth Association. Visit their sports page or the Board page with contact information.
Shelter number 1 can hold 30 people and shelter number 2 can hold 18 people.
No - grills are not allowed in outside of designated areas. Grilling is allowed in designated areas only.
Yes, pets are allowed and the leash law is enforced.
Yes, you can reserve the special event field as long as you provide a reservation / shelter fee and insurance. Call 423-493-9239 for information on how to submit these items.
Yes, grills are allowed but only with special events reservations and insurance in designated areas only. Call 423-493-9239 for information on how to submit reservations and insurance.
The seating capacity is 35 seats.
The rental fees are:
Call 423-493-9239 for information on submitting the fee.