The player must have at least 22 Golden Balloons to race on Haunted Woods, and 37 for its Silver Coin Challenge. The stage's default vehicle is Cars, but racers can use Hovercrafts and Planes after completing the course twice or via Time Trials.
The course takes place in a medieval village, and has woods with ghostly Wizpig heads. The beginning of Haunted Woods features an enormous fountain, with two paths surrounding it. The paths intersect after the water fountain.
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