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The Most Haunted Places in Colorado

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on October 18, 2022   |   Updated on June 19
A postcard featuring the famously haunted Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. (Lorie Shaull / flickr)

A postcard featuring the famously haunted Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. (Lorie Shaull / flickr)

Halloween is almost here, y’all, and I am feeling heebie-jeebies! I love a good ghost story, and believe it or not, Colorado is home to more “haunted” grounds than just the Stanley Hotel (I’ve actually stayed in the allegedly spirited Room 401, but that’s a story for another time…). Looking for the chance to potentially peep something paranormal? Consider visiting these frightful sights this spooky season:

⚰️ The Central City Masonic Cemetery in Black Hawk⛓️ Museum of Colorado Prisons in Cañon City
🏨 Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs
🚞 Gold Camp Road Tunnels in Colorado Springs

There’s also a lot of haunted history to explore right here in Denver — Cheesman Park, the Patterson Inn, the Molly Brown House. I’d recommend checking out any of Denver’s excellent haunted history tours for a spooky sampling:

📜 Dark Side of Denver Ghost Tours: hosted by local historian Phil Goodstein ($20-$24)
👻 Denver Terrors Ghost Tours: featuring 14 different paranormal sites ($30)
🕯️ Denver Walking Ghost Tours: a mix of legend, lore, and history ($28-$30)
🍸 Denver Haunted Walking Tours: with a haunted pub crawl option ($23-$28)

Speaking of spooky —
 we want to hear from YOU! We’re on the hunt for Denver’s scariest stories. Whether that’s long-lost local legends or a firsthand Denver ghost encounter, we want to hear it. Call us up and leave a voicemail at 720-500-5418 with your name, neighborhood, and your terrifying tale — you might just hear it on the show.

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