History of Nightmare on 190

Nightmare on 190 was first created in October 2019 by Marty Spells and Matt Roach. Marty and Matt worked together on a successful haunted trail in Valdosta, GA for many years until Marty retired and became the Assistant Park Manager at FDR State Park in Pine Mountain, GA. Marty came across an old abandoned outdoor therapeutic program building on highway 190 which had not been used since 2013. To this day, Marty tells of the eerie feeling he got the very first time he visited this old abandoned building and the eerie feeling that still comes over him to this day when he's there. That eerie feeling provided enough inspiration that he reached out to his old haunted trail partner Matt with the desire to turn this once abandoned building into an epic haunted destination.

With only limited time and an even more limited budget, Marty and Matt worked to develop a one-of-a-kind haunted experience that no one would forget, and everyone would talk about year after year. The first year, 2019, was a much bigger success than even Marty and Matt had expected, drawing in over 1700 people in only 6 nights!!!

There is no shortage of inspiration when it comes to the feeling that this building gives all those who wander its dark halls. Marty and Matt both have told stories of working many days and nights and hearing strange noises and strange voices, knowing no one was there but them. Others have told stories of hearing voices and seeing apparitions and things moving inexplicably on their own. Although some of this haunted experience is created, there are many who believe there are real spirits roaming the hallways of Nightmare on 190. Skeptic? Ask to be let through the building, by yourself with only the dim emergency lights to guide your path. Once you reach the end, you yourself may have a story to tell!

Nightmare on 190 has now grown to not one, not two, but three great haunted experiences in one. The main haunted attraction takes place each and every October, every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm-12am. Make your plans to come enjoy one of the best haunted houses you'll ever walk through!

Oh, and one last thing....of the 1700 people that came through the inaugural year, many were unable to even make it past the first two rooms without tapping out. Do you think you have what it takes to make it all the way through? Come find out!


Rules and Pricing

The haunted house is a NO-CONTACT experience. The staff is NOT allowed to touch you, so please, refrain from touching the staff. We understand that occasional bumping may occur, but intentional contact is forbidden by all parties. If you intentionally make contact in any way with our staff, you will be removed from the premises and you will not receive a refund.

The Haunted House is not recommended for anyone under the age of 12, or anyone who may be pregnant or have health concerns which may be aggravated by participating in such an event. If you have a child with you, or if you are pregnant or have health issues which might be aggravated by participating in this event, your participation will be at your own discretion and Nightmare on 190 and all its affiliates will not be held responsible.

If you arrive with a child and your child does not wish to enter, your child will have to wait with an adult 18 years of age or older OUTSIDE the haunted house. Our staff will NOT be responsible for watching your children while you are inside the haunted house. If you arrive with a child under the age limit and do not have a qualified adult to watch your child, you will not be allowed into the haunted house and a refund will not be given. Please plan responsibly.

This is an alcohol and smoke free facility. We ask that you do not smoke or drink in public areas and respect those around you. Please also refrain from non-family-friendly language while in public areas. Nightmare on 190 and its officers reserve the right to refuse admission or ask you to leave without refund.

Admission is $25 dollars per person. Tickets can only be refunded at the discretion of Nightmare on 190 and its management. NO REFUNDS will be given if you refuse to enter the haunted house after purchasing your ticket. NO REFUNDS will be issued if you are asked to leave for not following the rules set forth by Nightmare on 190 and its management.

The haunted house will operate rain or shine. If rain is expected, please dress accordingly and bring a jacket and/or umbrella for your wait.




I understand that there are risks of injury or death or damage to property involved in my participation in such an event, that it is my responsibility to ensure the safety of the equipment used and to see that it is operated properly, and that the Nightmare on 190 and its staff and representatives assume no responsibility for the condition of such equipment, its operations, or safety of the activities involved in this event.  In consideration of the acceptance of this registration by Nightmare on 190, I waive and release and hold harmless Nightmare on 190 and its staff and representatives from any and all claims of damages against Nightmare on 190 and its staff and representatives for injury, or death or damage to property that may occur as a result of or in connection with this event and agree to pay, protect, indemnify and save against all liabilities, damages, costs, expenses, causes of action, suits, demands, judgments and claims of any nature whatsoever arising from, by reason of, or in connection with any injury or death of persons or damage to property arising from, by reason of or in connection with my participation in this event.

I further understand that such an event requires all participants to be in good health and without physical limitations and I certify that I am in good health and have no physical limitations. 

I also give permission for Nightmare on 190 to take my photograph to be used in future publications.

I have read this entire form, including the statement of good health, acceptance of risk, and waive/ release and indemnification provisions.  All information I have given is accurate and correct.