The 6 Most Haunted Places in Colorado
What’s the most haunted place in all of Colorado? A lot of folks would tell you it’s the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, but is that place really haunted by anything other than Stanley Kubrick’s decision to film “The Shining” somewhere else? So to continue our weeklong celebration of Colorado’s best fall getaways, we called up Thad Mighell, curator of contemporary art at Understudy and paranormal superfan, to run down his list of the most haunted destinations in Colorado.
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Here are links to all Thad’s haunt spots:
- St. Elmo Ghost Town (Chaffee County)
- Hotel Jerome (Aspen)
- Hotel Colorado (Glenwood Springs)
- 3rd Bridge (Bennett)
- UFO Watchtower (San Luis Valley)
- Cripple Creek (Teller County)
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