Haunted Places in Alta Sierra, California



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    The Springville Inn

    Springville, California

    31.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Four ghosts are believed to haunt the original structure around which the Springville Inn's modern amenities were built. Employees have cleverly named these ghosts "Little Girl", "Old Man". "Young Man" and "The Woman". It's a complete set! You are less likely to see the Old Man as ...


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    Sequoia Dawn - Old TB Sanitarium

    Springville, California

    31.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Formerly an old TB Sanitarium, Sequoia Dawn Apartments are said to be haunted. At the nearby cemetery, a witness says something unseen pulled his hat off his head and disembodied voices were heard. Inside the apartments, folks have reported strange voices, cold spots, and the apparition of a woman in ...


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    National Chavez Center

    Keene, California

    34.9 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    This location used to be a hospital for people suffering from TB. Before it was renovated, curious visitors would be scared off by the sounds of children laughing, EVPs also being common. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kern County Museum

    Bakersfield, California

    35.2 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Formerly the 1882 Norris School and now Kern County Museum, the place is said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard the mysterious tapping of chalk on the blackboard.


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    Garces Memorial Circle

    Bakersfield, California

    35.4 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    There is a statue in the circle, and locals say its hands move or it can be heard muttering prayers right before a major car accident takes place here.


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    Central Park

    Bakersfield, California

    35.4 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The apparition of a woman in a flowing gown has been seen along the canal near dawn, believed to be the spirit of a woman who was murdered nearby. Her bones were discovered in the foundry across from the park with bullet holes in them.


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    Kern County Kids Shelter - Sinaloa Mexican

    Bakersfield, California

    35.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Once the Kern County Kids Shelter, the Mexican restaurant Sinaloa's 100-plue-year-old building is said to be a hotspot for paranormal activity. The feelings experienced here are generally good ones, reports say.


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    Club Paradise

    Bakersfield, California

    35.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    At this former night club, folks say they have seen apparitions and objects that move on their own, and some reports say something unseen has locked employees in the storeroom from the outside. Customers inside also have been groped or pushed by something unseen.


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    Bakersfield Californian Building

    Bakersfield, California

    36.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The old newspaper building is said to be haunted by a phantom German shepherd, a former security guard, and the paper's former editor.


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    The Padre Hotel

    Bakersfield, California

    36.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Believed to be haunted by people who died in a fire there decades ago, floor 7 is supposedly the hot spot of activity. Allegedly workers who were involved in a 2008 renovation reported numerous poltergeist/haunted activity including being touched, pushed and other sorts of mischief.


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    Gaslight Melodrama Theatre and Music Hall

    Bakersfield, California

    40.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    This former theater is said to be haunted by the former owner of a toy shop that this building once housed. The owner committed suicide here. Although haunting incidents don't occur as often now, in the 1980s props and stage settings were known to move by themselves and many witnesses ...


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    The Green Hotel

    Shafter, California

    43.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The 1913 hotel is haunted by two spirits, believed to be linked with the past of the historic town. The first is a female ghost, perhaps the apparition of Marion Hitchcock, who has been observed parting the upstairs curtains and peering into the street. The second is a man ...


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    Hillman Healthcare Center

    Tulare, California

    54.8 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    At Hillman Health Clinic, formerly Tulare County General Hospital, the elevator is said to run by itself, and heavy footsteps have been reported on the stairs.


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    Cinema 1-2-3 Site

    Visalia, California

    58.3 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Three boys were usually seen here, all of which were transparent. One boy was apparently thrown off of the roof and sometimes, people would see a shadow being tossed off of the roof. The site has since been demolished, but the activity could possibly remain there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fox Theater

    Visalia, California

    58.8 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The balcony at this historic theatre is supposed to be haunted. Visitors have reported feeling an eerie presence accompanied by a temperature drop, while others have sworn they've seen a figure sitting in the wings after closing hours when the building is empty. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    LJ Williams Community Theater

    Visalia, California

    59.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    This 1930's theatre is usually used for school productions, and is reportedly haunted by actors and theatre patrons who loved the building so much that they refused to leave. Visitors have seen a pair of ghostly children in various parts of the building and a teenage girl who hanged ...


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    Best Western Plus Frontier Motel

    Lone Pine, California

    65.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The bizarre apparition of a vanishing man in a cowboy hat has been seen in several rooms of the hotel in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Belshaw House - Cerro Gordo Ghost Town

    Alta Sierra, California

    70 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Built in 1868 and once the home of Mortimer Belshaw, one of California's Bullion Kings, the small house within the Cerro Gordo Ghost Town is believed to be haunted. The area is closed to visitors at this time.


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    Rosamond Insane Asylum Ruins

    Lancaster, California

    70.2 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Once the "Rosamond Insane Asylum" stood here, but it was demolished years and years ago. Now only some ruins remain, but locals swear that the souls of those who died here also linger. Extreme temperature differences and eerie feelings abound. Some claim to have found evidence of ...


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Hanford, California

    72.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    At Calvary Cemetery, legend has it that an apparition of an elderly lady appears in a white dress, and a certain mausoleum opens itself up every Friday night.


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    Bastille

    Hanford, California

    74 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The Bastille, circa 1897, was a prison until 1964 when the old ceiling caved in. More recently it contained restaurants and night clubs, and, according to rumor, a few haunts. At restaurant kitchens, pots and pans would move on their own, and employees often described a heavy presence or a ...


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    Hanford Civic Auditorium

    Hanford, California

    74 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Built in 1924, this historic hall is said to be haunted by a few ghosts. Apparitions have been witnessed, including one man dressed in a 1940s suit and another who appears on the balcony as if watching a show. He applauds, then vanishes. And if you visit the men's restroom, ...


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    Elizabeth Lake

    Elizabeth Lake, California

    74.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Elizabeth Lake is famous for its creature that is said to live in its depths and come out at night to feast on local livestock and crops. The legend comes from as far back as the Spaniards' first settlement here. Witnesses describe a sulfurous smell and eerie feelings when they ...


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    Irwin Street Inn

    Hanford, California

    74.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The former inn, now a restaurant, is said to be visited by at least three ghosts. Witnesses report apparitions in the dining room and on the second floor as well as slamming windows, moving bedsheets and lamps that come on and off.


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    Lancaster Hotel - Western Hotel Museum

    Lancaster, California

    74.9 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Once the Lancaster Hotel, the Western Hotel Museum is the city's oldest building and the home of several spirits. The sound of footsteps and old records can be heard at random times, and the smell of vanilla and old flowers also has been reported.


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    Dunlap Cemetery

    Dunlap, California

    75.2 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    A number of spooky occurrences have been reported at this cemetery: Three tall shadow figures that stand near some oak trees, a chanting voice that seems to say "Leave us alone," cold spots near unmarked graves, and footsteps that seem to follow visitors.


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    St. Francis Dam Site

    Santa Clarita, California

    81.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    William Mulholland oversaw what would be his last major project be completed in 1926. His career ended 3 years later when the dam collapsed and kill somewhere between 200 and 500 people. A cemetery located somewhere nearby wound up being the burial site for many of the victims; some of ...


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    Ruiz Family Cemetery

    Santa Clarita, California

    85.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The Ruiz family, as well as others who were victim to the St. Francis Dam, are said to be seen here. The cemetery itself is located on the hill behind the houses. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Del Rey Cemetery - Prairie Cemetery

    Del Rey, California

    87.5 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Shadowed figures, whispering voices, and a strange glowing headstone are among the mysterious things you may experience here.


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    Six Flags Magic Mountain

    Alta Sierra, California

    90.2 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The apparition of a child in a striped shirt has been seen at night running underneath Colossus. Cold spots and an eerie presences have been felt here as well, as well as the sounds of rides and machinery working when the park is closed. Rumor has it that a roller ...


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    Skidoo

    Alta Sierra, California

    92.3 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Skidoo is just like Bodie or Calico in terms of its reputation as a classic American ghost town, and just like the others, it too has a reputation for the dead lurking around. A barkeeper named Joe "Hooch" Simpson was responsible for the murder of the town banker. Joe met ...


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    Sand Canyon Road

    Santa Clarita, California

    92.9 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The legend told about Sand Canyon Road involves some teens who crashed their car in the mid-1980s near the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Sand Canyon Road on their prom night. A female ghost teen has been seen, trying to rustle up assistance for her injured friends.


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    Egg Plantation

    Santa Clarita, California

    93.2 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Egg Plantation has a ghost locals call "menacing." It manifests as a movement from the corner of one's eye, seen by patrons seated at the bar. When they look directly at the spot from where the movement comes, nothing is there.


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    Hart Ranch and Museum

    Santa Clarita, California

    93.5 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Silent film actor William S. Hart, who died in 1946, once owned Hart Mansion, and he, his sister and several of his dogs are said to live on here in spirit. Witnesses also have smelled fresh coffee brewing in the home. Rumor has it that Hart will only appear to ...


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    White Lady of Highway 126

    Fillmore, California

    96.5 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Near a sycamore tree just off of Highway 12,6 between Hall and Sycamore Roads, a ghostly White Lady is said to appear. According to different local legends, she was either hanged from the tree or she was killed in a car accident nearby.


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    Nordhoff Cemetery

    Ojai, California

    97.3 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Reports say that a ghost dog has been seen here. He may dart past noiselessly, or you may hear his growls.


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    Ojai Valley Inn

    Ojai, California

    97.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Room 5 is allegedly haunted by a ghost who bangs on the closet door, from inside. People claim when they open the closet, after hearing the banging, they are greeted by a foul odor they didn't notice earlier. Some also claim to see a fancy dressed gentleman ghost ...


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    Charman of Ojai - Creek Road

    Ojai, California

    97.8 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Creek Road is apparently a popular hangout for the spirit set. The most popular spook here may be the Charman. Some say he is the spirit of a firefighter pinned in by a 1948 forest fire, burned and disfigured; he ran into the woods never to be seen again. Others ...


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    Meux Home Museum

    Fresno, California

    98 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Built around 1890, the Victorian Meux Home of Dr. Thomas Meux and his family is rumored to be haunted. Now a museum, the home is the setting for stories locals tell of children's ghostly laughter coming from the upstairs and doorknobs going missing on several of the doors overnight.


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    Wolfe Manor

    Clovis, California

    98.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The historic Wolfe Manor, later known as Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, was built as a private residence in 1922. In 1935 it became the Hazelwood Sanitarium for treating those with terminal illnesses such as tuberculosis. In 1942 it became Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, treating those with mental illness, and there, reports say, ...


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    Los Angeles National Forest - Gravity Hill

    Alta Sierra, California

    98.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    A tragic accident happened near the Glen Memorial Park cemetery back in the 1990s. A bus driver lost control of the bus tipping it down the Gravity Hill killing all the students onboard. Legend has said that not only if you place your car out of gear it would move ...


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    The Glen Tavern Inn

    Santa Paula, California

    99.3 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    There is a variety of ghostly activity reported at the Glen Tavern Inn. People claim to see full body apparitions, a ghost who likes to play the piano and assorted poltergeist activity that occurs. Some guests report that there belongings have been knocked off their dressers by unseen "presences". ...


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    Los Toros Mexican

    Los Angeles, California

    101.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Cold drafts are reported, objects have been known to fly around or break by themselves, and a variety of ghostly people, both male and female (around the ages of 40 to 50) have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sycamore Park

    Simi Valley, California

    102.4 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    A white, furry apparition that walks on all fours like a gorilla has been reported here, running, along with a flash of light. Floating apparitions have been seen as well, along with a white man who sits on rocks and glowing spots in the grass that make you appear to ...


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    Kearney Mansion

    Fresno, California

    102.7 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    The mansion and the nearby railroad tracks are said to be haunted. The Kearney Witch is said to show up if you cross the tracks at night, wearing all white and begging cars to stop. And at Kearney Park, the laughter of children has been heard at 1:30 a.m.


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    George Air Force Base

    Victorville, California

    103.1 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Once an air force base from World War II to the early 1990's, the area has since been abandoned. Curious investigators should wear masks considering this place contains many toxic materials around, but many EVPs are captured here as well as strange figures on video and camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Box Canyon

    Los Angeles, California

    103.4 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Krishna Venta was the founder of the Wisdom, Knowledge, Faith, Love Fountain of the World, a cult from the mid 1950s. Two former members suspected Venta was engaging in sexual activity with their wives so, using dynamite, launched a suicide attack against the cult's headquarters (located nearby). 10 people were ...


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    El Evado Road

    Victorville, California

    106.3 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Along this stretch of road, dozens of people have lost their lives. One of the most famous cases along this road involves a little girl who is seen walking around. Other cases involve people walking or standing around who immediately vanish. One team of investigators picked up an EVP of ...


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    South Mount Hawkins

    Azusa, California

    106.5 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    Occultists started a fire on this mountain back in 2002. Animals that were sacrificed are said to be seen here, but evil spirits from another realm could have also been brought here through ritual. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Dudley House

    Ventura, California

    107.6 miles from Alta Sierra, CA

    This 1892 Victorian-style manor house is supposed to be haunted by an ancestor of the original family. Visitors have reported a blue light that appeared in the kitchen, and a clock that hasn't worked for decades will occasionally ring out the hour, even when the time is completely wrong. (Submitted ...


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