Haunted Places in Catalina, Arizona



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    Oracle Historical Society & Acadia Ranch Museum

    Oracle, Arizona

    11.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Unexplained sounds, ghostly footsteps and other unexplained phenomena are reported at the Acadia. A former TB hospital many claim that a former nurse who contracted TB and died still wanders the halls.


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    Sabino Canyon

    Tucson, Arizona

    14.4 miles from Catalina, AZ

    An angry wildcat ghost haunting the canyon? Well now we've heard everything.


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Tucson, Arizona

    17.1 miles from Catalina, AZ

    General cemetery-style haunting - voices, shadows, eerie feelings... Embrace the cliche.


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    Tucson Medical Center

    Tucson, Arizona

    17.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Tucson - Hair pulling, whispering and chairs rolling out from under you -sounds like elementary school. But in fact these are reported happenings at the Tuscon medical center. Perhaps the pranks are being pulled by the child ghost who is occasionally seen roaming the halls. There are ...


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    First Avenue Elementary School

    San Manuel, Arizona

    17.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This urban legend revolves around the ghost of a young boy who is rumored to have died after falling off the merry-go-round and hitting his head or being crushed by the apparatus itself. The ghost appears to be holding his head and cries before vanishing.


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    San Manuel Copper Mine

    Mammoth, Arizona

    18.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Ghostly workers and lights where no lights should be make up the haunting legend of the San Manuel Copper Mine.


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    Tucson Radisson Hotel

    Tucson, Arizona

    19 miles from Catalina, AZ

    A ghostly girl allegedly haunts the kitchen and ballroom.


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    Centennial Hall - University of Arizona

    Tucson, Arizona

    19 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Reputed to be haunted by both a male and female ghost. The female gets the blame for all the nasty bits of ghosting (of course) while the male ghost is seen as a more benign presence. Supposedly the female ghost is prone to pushing people down the stairs. ...


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    Pioneer Hotel

    Tucson, Arizona

    19.7 miles from Catalina, AZ

    A fire broke out in the hotel in the 70's and killed almost 30 people. It seems that many believe that at least some of those who perished in the fire have stayed behind and continue to haunt the hotel.


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    St. Mary's Hospital

    Tucson, Arizona

    19.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    St. Mary's is apparently a very active haunting site. Numerous and varied claims of sightings have been reported. Many of the stories revolve around the elevators, especially people entering the elevators before disappearing. However the most famous of the ghost is that of a nun who walks ...


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    Hotel Congress

    Tucson, Arizona

    19.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Hotel Congress is probably best known for the role it played in the capture of John Dillinger and his gang of outlaws, but there are apparently several ghosts who lay claim to the Congress. At least two suicides there have reportedly led to hauntings in the rooms in which they ...


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    Fox Theatre

    Tucson, Arizona

    19.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Inside the theater specters apparently move objects around. Outside the theater a male ghosts is often reported to panhandle.


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    Betty's Blues Junk Shop

    Tucson, Arizona

    19.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This Tucson-area junk shop made the news in October 2013 when their security cameras caught items flying off the shelves, and strange, disembodied voices - when no one was around.


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    Royal Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Tucson, Arizona

    20 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This 19th century inn previously served as the offices and home of the prominent Judge Blenman, who still haunts the building to this day. He still haunts the patio area and the Sydney Marie Suite at the front of the inn, which served as his law office. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Augustine Cathedral

    Tucson, Arizona

    20 miles from Catalina, AZ

    My dad said that in 1983 he was at mass and he went to the restroom and he saw an apparition of an elderly lady in all black lying on the floor when he looked at her she disappeared. He later found it was St. Catherine Drexel, the founder ...


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    Velasco Pueblo

    Tucson, Arizona

    20.3 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This house dates back to the 1850's, and was renovated a number of times before the death of Senor Velasco. The house began to fall into gradual disrepair, until it was finally restored by owners, who were the first to note the presence of a ghost. While working in the ...


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    Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center

    Tucson, Arizona

    20.5 miles from Catalina, AZ

    There are a variety of reports about the hauntings at the Job Corps center. Some say that the toilets flush all by themselves (no report on whether the toilets are automatic) and the water in the second floor bathrooms will turn on by itself. Others say that there are ...


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    Ott Family YMCA

    Tucson, Arizona

    20.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Things that go bump in the night. Apparently the ghost at this YMCA takes that literally as there are reports of strange banging noises. In addition, the ghost of a gray-suited man is reportedly seen often at nighttime.


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    Sam Levitz Furniture Store

    Tucson, Arizona

    21.7 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Employees claim to see the ghost of a former employee who died in the store.


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    San Xavier del Bac Mission

    Tucson, Arizona

    28 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of a nun and children who are alleged to have died in a schoolhouse fire.


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    Lepsy of Dudleyville

    Winkelman, Arizona

    30.3 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This urban legend revolves around an evil man, Lepsy, who would apparently hire migrant workers and then kill them when the work was complete rather than paying them. Supposedly the canyon where he killed them is still haunted by the cries of his victims.


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    Colossal Cave

    Vail, Arizona

    34.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Claims of singing and moaning have been heard coming from the cave (and of course it's not the wind). The apparition of a man has been seen wielding a pickaxe.


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    Ghost Rider of Picacho

    Eloy, Arizona

    36.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The name kind of says it all, doesn't it? A ghostly apparition of a man on a horse, riding the range.


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    The Blue Mist Motel

    Florence, Arizona

    45 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This location is just down the street from the Florence prison. As a child living in the area (in fact, I lived down the street from the motel myself - directly across the street from the prison,) I heard about the horrific events that took place at the Blue Mist ...


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    Casa Grande Mountain

    Eloy, Arizona

    50.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Drive around the deserted roads in Casa Grande Mountain Park and you might run into a mysterious dark mist that tends to follow cars and hikers around the area.


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    Horseshoe Cafe

    Benson, Arizona

    52.1 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This stucco brick adobe was converted to a delightful café during the early 1900's, and has since served the town as a key focal point for diners and visitors alike. Travellers also come from far and wide to see another part of the café's hospitality; their abundant ghost stories. ...


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    Casa Grande Regional Hospital Center

    Casa Grande, Arizona

    52.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Patients and staff agree that weird things go on in this hospital. Footsteps and strange noises can't always be accounted for, and strange things pop in and out of sight at the strangest moments.


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    Casa Grande K-Mart

    Casa Grande, Arizona

    53.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Employees swear the ghost of a man haunts the store at night, particularly around the toy area.


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    The Domes

    Casa Grande, Arizona

    53.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Construction began on an electronics plant on this spot in 1982, but it was never completed - all that remains are several concrete "domes" that are now a local hotspot for ghost hunters, teenagers and vandals. The domes are starting to cave in, and this is all private property, ...


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    Cafe de Manuel

    Casa Grande, Arizona

    55.2 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This building was once a house and a 7-11, before it became a restaurant, and staff believe that several ghosts remain on the premises from the building's former residents.


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    St. David

    St. David, Arizona

    58.7 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Apparently the whole of downtown is haunted by screams, cries, etc. Possibly a town with more than its share of domestic disturbances but ghosts? Jury's firmly out.


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    Sonoita Inn - Lost Trail Inn

    Sonoita, Arizona

    59.2 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The inn has a single ghost, a woman with dark hair and red lips with only a severed head visible who fades away when approached. Screams and crying have also been heard in the inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bullion Plaza Historic Museum

    Miami, Arizona

    61.4 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This historic museum now houses a large collection of minerals and artefacts relevant to the past of the town, but some other relics of the towns past are also reportedly preserved through numerous ghost stories surrounding the museum. The third floor is reportedly haunted by a malevolent spirit, which ...


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    Globe High School

    Globe, Arizona

    61.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Creaking floors, ghostly voices and a haunted bathroom? Better than going to school at Hogwarts!


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    Old Dominion Commercial Company Building

    Globe, Arizona

    62.1 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This historic building was formerly a general merchandise store, and is allegedly haunted by two apparitions. On the second floor, visitors claim to have heard disembodied footsteps. It is believed that these belong to an elderly bookkeeper who passed away in the building, and who is now forever searching ...


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    Noftsger Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Globe, Arizona

    62.6 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Lights that appear where no lights should be, spectral children and full body apparitions. Seems some children haven't left this former school.


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    Cochise Hotel

    Cochise, Arizona

    64.3 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The 1882 Cochise Hotel is located in a remote semi-ghost town in the heart of the desert, and is rumoured to be haunted. Guests staying in the inn have reportedly heard cries for help and sobs, while the apparition of a woman's head encased in a glowing ball of ...


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    Patagonia Market

    Patagonia, Arizona

    67.3 miles from Catalina, AZ

    A bell rings when no living human is around to ring it. Things move around without explanation and occasionally entire shelves crash to the floor. No one knows who haunts the store, but employees are convinced that someone does!


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    Cochise Stronghold State Park

    Catalina, Arizona

    68.4 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The warrior Cochise and his army defeated a small force of Confederate soldiers at the Dragoon Mountains at the First Battle of Dragoon Springs but was defeated at the Second Battle of Dragoon Springs a few days later. Cochise Stronghold Memorial Park lies near Mt. Glen on the eastern slope ...


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    Williams Air Force Base

    Mesa, Arizona

    69.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    It is a designated Superfund site due to a number of soil and groundwater contaminants. In what is now the VA hospital, there are numerous reports of a male ghost who has been seen roaming the halls.


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    Superstition Mountains

    Gold Canyon, Arizona

    70 miles from Catalina, AZ

    If you've ever heard the story of the Lost Dutchman's Mine, the Superstition Mountains is where it is rumored to be located. Some claim the mine is cursed and others that the hauntings are entities protecting the location. Strange lights and shadows are seen throughout the area.


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    Desert Ridge High School

    Mesa, Arizona

    72.1 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Kids like to creep each other out with tales of the boy who roams the halls striking the lockers.


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    Tiger House

    Mesa, Arizona

    72.2 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This small, unassuming house has a dark and evil history, and was built over the top of a cemetery. Paranormal investigators and visitors to the house have reported screams, moans, sobs, and ghostly piano music. On another occasion, a man was slapped in the face by an unseen entity. (Submitted ...


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    Dirtwater Springs Family Dining

    Apache Junction, Arizona

    72.7 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The family dining restaurant may serve up diners more than just delicious meals; it is rumoured that some of the ghost stories surrounding the old building are true. Patrons have heard the ghostly noise of a tinkling bell, and have seen an elderly woman who used to own the ...


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    Superstition Mountain Museum

    Apache Junction, Arizona

    73.2 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This museum documenting the local history of the area is believed to be haunted. Staff claim to have heard disembodied footsteps and strange noises in the museum after closing time, as well as a display that likes to move around the museum of its own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Boothill Graveyard - Tombstone

    Tombstone, Arizona

    73.7 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Famous Tombstone graveyard which is the last resting place of those killed in the shootout at the OK Corral.


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    Tombstone Bordello Bed and Breakfast

    Tombstone, Arizona

    73.8 miles from Catalina, AZ

    This 1881 establishment was formerly one of the main bordellos owned by Big Nose Kate, and has been restored to it's old-fashioned glory. The inn is supposed to be a hotspot for ghostly activity, featuring a variety of haunted rooms with varying activity. The most common ghost, however, is ...


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    Highland Junior High

    Mesa, Arizona

    73.9 miles from Catalina, AZ

    The ghost of a young girl is said to haunt the locker room of the middle school. She slams lockers, flushes toilets and turns the automatic hand dryers on. Legend claims that a young girl was killed on the farmland that the school now stands on. Some locals ...


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    Buford House Bed & Breakfast

    Tombstone, Arizona

    74 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a man who, in a jealous rage over his woman walking home with another man, decided to shoot her and then himself. Luckily, the woman survived his murder attempt and he was the only one who died. He continues to haunt the ...


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    O.K. Corral

    Tombstone, Arizona

    74.1 miles from Catalina, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by "The Cowboys" who died at the infamous gunfight at the Corral.


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