Haunted Places in Byron, California



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    Byron Hotel

    Byron, California

    Once a grand hotel popular with celebrities in the early 1900s, Byron Hotel is now basically a ruin, but it is on private property so trespassing is frowned upon. Witnesses have reported apparitions of a man wearing white rags and a child running. The sounds of voices and dragging objects ...


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    Morgan Territory Road

    Clayton, California

    9.1 miles from Byron, CA

    Morgan Territory Road began as an old logging trail in the 1800s. Legend has is that Joaquin Murrieta, California bandit El Dorado, buried his stolen goods nearby under a oak tree. In the 1950s a woman and her husband saw an apparition next to a oak tree, but they didn't ...


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    Empire Mine Road - Slaughterhouse

    Antioch, California

    9.8 miles from Byron, CA

    One of a series of "eerie" locations in and around Empire Mine Road. This "slaughterhouse", as it is most commonly referred to by locals (actually it is a granary), is said to be haunted by the ghost of an old groundskeeper. Strange noises are heard, clanking noises most ...


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    Empire Mine Road - Gates of Hell

    Antioch, California

    10.1 miles from Byron, CA

    Another spooky spot along Empire Mine Road. There are a number of stories about the "Gates of Hell," but most commonly local kids tell each other than if you pass through these seemingly innocuous gates, you will die exactly one year later from mysterious causes. Others say there ...


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    Black Diamond Mines

    Antioch, California

    13.8 miles from Byron, CA

    Two ghosts are said to reside here. One is called the White Witch. According to legend, she was executed for being a witch when the children she was caring for all died of illness. The second ghost is Sarah Norton, a woman who was said to have been run over ...


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    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Pittsburg, California

    14.2 miles from Byron, CA

    Rose Hill Cemetery was in use from around 1865 to 1954 and it suffered from rampant vandalism between the 1950s and 1970s. Folks ran over the graves with their vehicles and stole gravestones or knocked them off their bases. The cemetery is in the process of being restored, and headstones ...


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    Banta Inn

    Tracy, California

    16.5 miles from Byron, CA

    Folks that live around these parts say that since the 1930s, the Banta Inn has been haunted. The ghost of Tony Gallegos, the former of the inn who died of a heart attack in the building, has been seen. Poltergeist pranks also have occurred in the bar area.


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    La Croquet Restaurant - Moresi's Chophouse

    Clayton, California

    17 miles from Byron, CA

    The former La Croquet Restaurant, now Moresi's Chophouse, is housed in an 1857 building, is the centerpiece of a local legend that started in the 1800s. Rowdy miners were said to have gotten into a shootout, and the bullets went into a window, hitting a little girl in the street. ...


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    Clayton Club Saloon

    Clayton, California

    17 miles from Byron, CA

    Once the Eagle Saloon (now the Clayton Club), this building was brought upriver from San Francisco in the 1860s. Thought to be haunted by ghosts from its old saloon days, the club has been the site of mysteriously moving objects, lights that turn on or off by themselves, and cold ...


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    Pioneer Inn

    Clayton, California

    17 miles from Byron, CA

    This building was a hotel from the 1860s to the 1990s, when it was turned into offices for a church. As of 2013, it was sold to the city of Clayton. Here the ghosts may be seen carrying objects around, and visitors have been touched by the spirits on their ...


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    Pleasanton Hotel

    Pleasanton, California

    19 miles from Byron, CA

    This former hotel is now a restaurant with tenants living on top. It is not a functioning hotel. Reportedly haunted by a prostitute who was murdered there in the late 1800's.


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    The Rose Hotel

    Pleasanton, California

    19.1 miles from Byron, CA

    Lights turning on and off, a full body apparition of a male ghost, heavy items being moved without explanation and other ghostly happenings make up the main features of this California haunted hotspot.


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    Blue Agave Club and Restaurant

    Pleasanton, California

    19.2 miles from Byron, CA

    This Mexican restaurant is housed in one of the oldest residence's in town, and is rumoured to be haunted by a variety of spirits. The building use to house offices, and workers would report desk chairs rolling around of their own accord and papers mysteriously going missing. A ...


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    Prim Boutique

    Pleasanton, California

    19.3 miles from Byron, CA

    Hi, my name is Sara White. I currently work at Prim Boutique in downtown Pleasanton. This past weekend we had a ghost walk (people walk around downtown and visit the shops/restaurants that are haunted & receive history on the ghost/ghost's story). Prim Boutique participated in the ghost walk because ...


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    Hotel Stockton

    Stockton, California

    19.9 miles from Byron, CA

    There is a spirit heard every so often playing the piano on the 6th floor ballroom at night. It stops when someone goes up the stairs to the ballroom. A few people that hear it say it is probably a pianist that use to play here back in ...


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    Burlington Coat Factory

    Stockton, California

    22.7 miles from Byron, CA

    There are reportedly a little ghost girl who haunts the kids clothes aisles and the kids toy section located in the back corner of the store. One night, around 11:30 pm, we were cleaning up and restacking shelves when all of a sudden-Working alone in my department which was ...


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    Vic Stewart's Steakhouse

    Walnut Creek, California

    22.9 miles from Byron, CA

    This vintage steakhouse is housed inside an 1893 railroad depot, and is furnished with antiques and train memorabilia to imitate the inside of a elegant train carriage. Diners at this location have reported smelling smoke emanating from no apparent source, while others have reported hearing the sound of a ...


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    Kelley Brother's Brewery

    Manteca, California

    23.6 miles from Byron, CA

    This former brewery is now a restaurant, but even before then there was a theatre that burnt down on the original site. It is believed that the ghosts of people who died in the inferno still haunt the building, including fire fighters and movie patrons in period clothing. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Niles Canyon Road

    Fremont, California

    25.1 miles from Byron, CA

    A woman in a white dress was ran over sometime in the 1920's. Some people have seen a woman in a bloddy white gown walking along this road and hikers using the secret sidewalk have supposedly gone missing trying to aid this woman. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Lafayette Park Hotel

    Lafayette, California

    25.3 miles from Byron, CA

    People claim to hear the ghost of a little girl calling for her mother as well as doors slamming shut and pictures falling off the walls. People also claim to feel cold spots.


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    East 8 Mile Road

    Stockton, California

    25.6 miles from Byron, CA

    Drivers at night claim to have seen a woman in white standing at the side of the road. Some say right after, the woman was seen in their rear-view mirror sitting in their car's back seat. The apparition of a Native American girl has been reported along the same stretch.


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    Lone Tree Cemetery

    Hayward, California

    26 miles from Byron, CA

    At this haunted cemetery, witnesses have reported faces that appear in the bushes, unexplained noises, objects that move on their own, flashes of light and chiming bells. Some folks have seen orbs, others have had them show up later in photographs.


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    CineLux Chabot Cinema

    Castro Valley, California

    27.1 miles from Byron, CA

    According to employees, the disembodied laughter of a man has been heard here, and shadows have been seen going up and down the aisles late at night.


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    Hayward Plunge

    Hayward, California

    27.6 miles from Byron, CA

    According to reports, in the late 1960s a swimming coach led his students to the creek and later murdered them. Now, witnesses say they have felt cold spots and seen eerie shadows, and those who stop in a clearing will see children's footsteps all around them and hear laughter, running, ...


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    Mission San José

    Fremont, California

    27.7 miles from Byron, CA

    Mission San Jose was founded in 1797, and although it is now a museum and sightseeing site, it once suffered an earthquake. Witnesses have described various incidences of paranormal activity including unexplained sounds, cold spots, eerie feelings, and even apparitions of Native Americans.


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    Lord Bradley's Inn

    Fremont, California

    27.8 miles from Byron, CA

    People claim to have seen apparitions in old-fashioned clothing throughout the building and hear footsteps and odd noises late at night.


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    Pinehurst and Redwood Road

    Oakland, California

    27.8 miles from Byron, CA

    My girlfriend and I went out late at night on this road, as we tend to go on late night drives. However this night there were many cold spots, strange noises from outside of the car, an odd light caught on film followed by thumping against my car (which we ...


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    Ohlone Burial Grounds

    Fremont, California

    28.3 miles from Byron, CA

    Reports say these grounds just down the road from Mission San Jose are fenced off, but a plaque designates the site as an Ohlone burial ground. Here, witnesses say they have photographed orbs, believed to be spirits of Ohlone Indians who died at the mission and were buried here.


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    Bronco Billy's Pizza

    Union City, California

    30.5 miles from Byron, CA

    The building this branch of the local pizza restaurant is housed in is one of the oldest in town, and dates back to before the city was established. The back room of the place is supposedly where most of the supernatural activity is confined to. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Union Hotel

    Benicia, California

    31.1 miles from Byron, CA

    There is one sole ghost reported being at this location: a woman who reportedly hanged herself in the 1800's and apparently appears to modern-day visitors peering through the windows of allegedly-vacant rooms.


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    Benicia Old Town Theatre

    Benicia, California

    31.1 miles from Byron, CA

    At Benicia Old Town Theater / Portuguese Hall, witnesses have seen the apparition of an elderly woman, floating orbs and flashing lights. They also have heard footsteps and felt cold spots.


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    Captain Blythers - Sailor Jack's

    Benicia, California

    31.1 miles from Byron, CA

    Sailor Jack's, formerly Captain Blythers, was a private home that was turned into a restaurant. Witnesses say pictures have "jumped" off the walls and alarms have gone off for no apparent reason.


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    The Burlington Hotel

    Port Costa, California

    32.2 miles from Byron, CA

    The Burlington has a reputation of being the oldest operating hotel in California, which could explain the invisible figure who taps guests on the shoulder. In its heyday, the building was known for the parties that were thrown on its grounds and is said to have been used as a ...


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    Mc Ewen Rd

    Port Costa, California

    32.5 miles from Byron, CA

    Many deaths have occurred on this stretch of road. One of the deaths is said to be that of a lady who wears red. Some have reported her as a woman in a red hoodie, others as a reddish shadow, but usually, she is seen in the same span of ...


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    Claremont Hotel Club and Spa

    Berkeley, California

    32.9 miles from Byron, CA

    In the late 1800s, this site contained a castle-like home, but in 1901 it burned to the ground. The Claremont Hotel opened in 1915, and to this day, folks say they can smell smoke in their smoke-free rooms. On the fourth floor, said to be the most haunted, witnesses report ...


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    The Faculty Club at UC Berkeley

    Berkeley, California

    33.7 miles from Byron, CA

    The Faculty Club has been around since 1902, and offers meeting facilities and lodging for University staff, alumni and prospective students/family. It is said that room 219 is haunted by the ghost of a long dead man, but there aren't any further details currently available. If you know ...


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    The Bordello

    Oakland, California

    33.7 miles from Byron, CA

    Old house built in 1887, former saloon and brothel with very active paranormal activity. Everything from chairs being moved to figures of men and women sighted around the house. Not too bothersome but definitely present. History records suggest a bar fight leading to a stabbing in the saloon in the ...


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    Waterfront Comic Store

    Suisun City, California

    33.8 miles from Byron, CA

    This comic store is housed in a historic building, and is especially haunted. Customers have reported encountering the apparition of a sixteen year-old boy named 'Robert', who was strangled after stumbling upon a scene he wasn't meant to see. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wednesday Club

    Suisun City, California

    33.8 miles from Byron, CA

    This historic women's club dates back to the turn of the twentieth century, and is housed in a building where live performances and ghost stories are the absolute norm. Musicians packing up after gigs when the club is empty have reported hearing women's laughter and conversation coming from the ...


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    Kofman Auditorium

    Alameda, California

    33.9 miles from Byron, CA

    Witnesses at Kofman Auditorium have reported unexplained noises and the apparition of a woman who walks around in the backstage area.


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    Swell Bar

    Alameda, California

    34.5 miles from Byron, CA

    The local establishment is haunted by the original bar owner. Reports from patrons and staff indicate that lights turn on and off by themselves, doors open and close of their own accord and pool balls roll across the table without being touched. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Mount Hamilton Grandview Restaurant

    Mount Hamilton, California

    35.4 miles from Byron, CA

    The lights have been known to flicker or even come on by themselves at this restaurant, even when no one is in the building. Also, the ghost of a young girl has been reported standing on the balcony that looks out over Silicon Valley.


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    1400 Bar and Grill

    Alameda, California

    35.5 miles from Byron, CA

    A man dressed in period uniform has been seen here, accompanied by cold spots. Footsteps and other unexplained noises are also heard here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Red Lion Hotel - Clarion Inn

    Modesto, California

    35.7 miles from Byron, CA

    People claim to hear people talking when no one else is present. Also people believe the kitchen is haunted. Looking for a haunted night's stay? Supposedly rooms 152, 206, and 420 are the ones to try.


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    Daydreams and Nightmares

    Modesto, California

    36.3 miles from Byron, CA

    This is a costume store in the back of a small shopping center on 1408 N. Carpenter Rd. in SW Modesto, CA. I've talked to the owner of this store before and she showed me a great full body apparition caught on camera. I've also watched video clips of a ...


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    Agnews Insane Asylum Site

    Santa Clara, California

    36.5 miles from Byron, CA

    In the Great Earthquake of 1906, over 100 patients were killed and buried on this site. The hospital itself was said to be a place full of negative residual energy from shock treatment leaving the patients catatonic. Guests have been shoved and report the feeling of being watched. Objects have ...


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    USS Hornet

    Alameda, California

    36.9 miles from Byron, CA

    This retired aircraft carrier, historic landmark, and museum is said to be the most haunted warship in the world. It has been used as a setting on many movies and has been featured on several TV shows, including MTV's Fear, Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures and Scariest Places on Earth.


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    Fuddruckers

    Modesto, California

    37.2 miles from Byron, CA

    At Fuddrucker’s restaurant, formerly a Blockbuster Video, a haunt is rumored to reside. When it was Blockbuster, the ghost was rumored to activate battery-powered toys, turn lights on and off, open doors, and speak over the sound system, saying things like "shh... listen," and "you've been bad." Blockbuster Video was ...


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    California's Great America

    Santa Clara, California

    37.3 miles from Byron, CA

    At California's Great America, aka Paramount's Great America, a ghost of a boy who was killed on a ride is said to haunt the area where the ride once stood. Many other spots at this amusement park are also said to be haunted as well. For example, a man's ghost ...


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    IOOF Building

    Vallejo, California

    37.4 miles from Byron, CA

    Teams of ghosts hunters have frequented the building an have found "evidence" of its Haunting. Several of the elderly members have said that they met ghosts downtown and believe there are at least 3 ghosts in the building. When a team came into the lodge they found activity on their ...


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