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L.A.'s Spookiest Places


The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary’s College’s Doheny Campus was used in Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell.; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan“You’re one of usThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan“You’re one of usThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan“You’re one of usThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan“You’re one of usThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan“You’re one of usThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanSierra Madre Cemetery also has been seen in John Carpenter’s Halloween and Alfred Hitchcock’s Family Plot.; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanLaurie Strode’s house from Halloween: The owners of this South Pasadena house leave a prop pumpkin outside so visitors can take photos with it on the spot where Jamie Lee Curtis sat.; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanAbbey of the Psalms; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe Hanging Tree from Phantasm is located at the southeast corner of Kanan and Agoura roads in Agoura Hills.; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe house from Insidious in Victoria Park; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanEddie Brandt's Saturday MatineeThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanwas used in Beyond the Gates.; Credit: Jared CowanThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe hospital location from Ouija is the Mary Andrews Clark Memorial HomeThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe hospital location from Ouija is the Mary Andrews Clark Memorial HomeThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared CowanThe hospital location from Ouija is the Mary Andrews Clark Memorial HomeThe West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1929The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1929The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowanpictured in 1928The West Adams house from Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs; Credit: Jared Cowan

It's the time of year when we go out looking for fear. And in the right places — and with the right attitude — Halloweentime scares can be found even in seemingly mundane spots, and in the full glare of the SoCal sun.

From cemeteries to the creepiest locations from your favorite horror movies, here are some spooky places throughout L.A. and beyond.