Haunted Places in Cotopaxi, Colorado



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    Silver Cliff Cemetery Ghost Lights

    Silver Cliff, Colorado

    21.7 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Silver Cliff Cemetery, around since the early 1880s, is known for its mysterious dancing lights. The blue or white lights or spheres float through the graveyard and sometimes even bounce on the gravestones. The phenomenon was first noted by some miners who had gone through the cemetery as a shortcut; ...


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    Poncha Pass

    Salida, Colorado

    21.9 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Poncha Pass has a tract of land with a dugout cabin, corral and little gold mine. It's owned by the Boy Scouts and is used for their Rocky Mountain High Adventure base. The dugout is said to be haunted, as moans and murmurs are heard coming from it in the ...


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    Museum of Colorado Prisons

    Cañon City, Colorado

    24.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The Museum of Colorado Prisons is rumored to have some lingering spirits. Cold spots and a phantom tobacco smell have been reported in the old laundry room, and Cell 19 is said to be haunted by a female prisoner who passed away there. Photographs have shown ghost orbs and the ...


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    St. Cloud Hotel

    Cañon City, Colorado

    24.9 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Reported to be vacant and in disrepair, this 1888 hotel building is said to be the home of some playful ghosts. Past guests have seen the ghost of a young girl playing with a ball in the hallways. It's said that the ghosts liked to play tricks on the guests ...


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    Antero Hot Spring Cabins

    Nathrop, Colorado

    36 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    We stayed in the Cottonwood Cabin on my 40th birthday. After I fell asleep in the downstairs bedroom, I felt someone touch my shoulder. My boyfriend had fallen asleep on the couch upstairs so I thought it was him, but when I woke up and looked there was no one ...


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    Outlaws and Law Men Jail Museum

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    37.7 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Housed in a 1901 jail, the museum is rumored to be haunted by many apparitions, including a little girl, former prisoners, a former male jailer, and a former female jailer named Rosie.


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    Victor Hotel

    Victor, Colorado

    37.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This 1899 building was originally a bank, but it also was a storage area for the bodies of those who died during the winter when the ground was too hard for burial. Now that it is a hotel, the haunts have come to stay. The 4th floor, where the bodies ...


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    Palace Hotel and Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    37.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Although reports say it may no longer be open as a hotel, this Old West hotel and casino has been featured on the History Channel. It is said that Miss Kitty, the wife of hotel owner Dr. Chambers, passed away in Room 3, but she still turns down the beds ...


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    Bronco Billy's Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    37.9 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Guests and visitors to the casino have seen the apparition of a young girl on the staircase of the building, as well as looking out the windows down into the street. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Colorado Grande Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    38 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Built in 1896, the Colorado Grande Casino and Hotel is believed to be haunted by a ghost called Maggie, an rose-scented Irish woman in turn-of-the-century clothes. Her apparition sometimes shows up playing slot machines with a male ghost, or else simply appears as a blue light. Another ghost, that of ...


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  • Haunted Manitou Springs
    Stephanie Waters
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    Imperial Hotel and Restaurant

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    38 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Folks say strange things happen in these parts, such as a ghostly man who falls down the stairs or the apparition of a lady in 1800s dress.


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    The Hotel St. Nicholas

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    38 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The spirits at this historic hotel are said to be friendly, but mischievous. Two of the most often seen ghosts are Petey and a gold miner. Petey is the ghost of a young boy who may have been in the care of the Sisters of Mercy for whom this building ...


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    Last Dollar Inn

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    38 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This historic inn was the first in the township of Cripple Creek, and is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a miner who frequented the inn back when it was a gambling parlour. It is believed that he died in a fight on the upper floor of the ...


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    Old Glendale Stagecoach Station

    Penrose, Colorado

    39.2 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The eerie ruins of the old 1861 Glendale Stagecoach Station are said to be haunted by a gray lady, Kathleen Cooper. Katherine was singing in 1877 when gold prospector Julian LaSalle first met her, and they fell in love. But Julian had business to attend to, and left on the ...


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    Highline Cafe and Saloon - Mountain Muffin

    Hartsel, Colorado

    41 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Formerly Mountain Muffin Restaurant, the Highline Cafe and Saloon building was an ice cream parlor in the 1900s. Its back room is rumored to have been the setting for a hanging suicide long ago. So the story goes, a man killed another man over a love triangle, and then hanged ...


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    Costello Street Coffee House

    Florissant, Colorado

    45.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The 1886 Costello Street Coffee House, once a private home, is purported to house the ghost of former owner James Costello, who passed away there. Costello's wife Catherine also died here when her dress caught fire. The restaurant's ghosts are said to turn lights on, play with animated holiday figures, ...


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    Helen Hunt Falls

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    51.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Helen Hunt Falls, on Cheyenne Creek in the North Cheyenne Cañon Park, is named for Helen Maria Hunt Jackson (1830–1885), a poet, writer and activist on behalf of Native Americans. The falls are said to be haunted by the spirits of many people who have lost their lives here. Psychics ...


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    Gold Camp Tunnels

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    51.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Gold Camp Road, as children we are told to stay away. As teenagers we become curious and try to investigate. As adults, we know to be wary. I have lived in Colorado Springs my whole life and I have always known of the secret behind Gold Camp Road. Legend has it ...


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    Cheyenne Canon Inn

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    53.2 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This inn has many mysterious features, such as doors that lead to nowhere and various trapdoors. It has a long history dating back to the early 1850's, where it was previously a gambling parlour, a sanctuary for nurses and finally the inn it is today. It also has its fair ...


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    Miramont Castle Museum

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    53.4 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Ghosts reported at this 40-room Victorian castle are thought to be those of the Francolon family, and include a woman in a black dress who shows up as a reflection, a man, and a little girl. The place was used as a sanitarium for several years as well.


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  • Haunted Corazon
    F. Dean Sneed
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    Mushroom Monday

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    53.5 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Mushroom Monday is a shop that is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an elderly man. His apparition, seen by customers and staff alike, lingers near a small fountain. Interestingly, the friendly ghost appears from the shins up, as if his ankles and feet are resting on a ...


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    Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    53.6 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Built as a boarding house during 1886, this quaint bed and breakfast inn is haunted by a trio of young children and a coachman who resided here during the gold rush era. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    53.6 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This beautiful historic hotel was erected during the gold rush era, and is rumoured to be numerous spirits from bygone days. Disembodied footsteps and ghostly voices have been heard, and a white apparition has been seen drifting the hallways late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Peacock Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    53.7 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This 1892 bed and breakfast inn is no longer in operation, but was formerly a bordello. Spectres reported here include a ghostly woman trying on jewellery, and a horde of ghosts who have been heard on the back staircase late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Broadmoor Hotel

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    53.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO


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    The Broadmoor

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    53.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Reports differ as to the reason for the hauntings at The Broadmoor. Some say there was a fire here in the past, others say there wasn't. Regardless, some employees have seen a lady in 1920s clothing walking around the main building. They speculate that she may be the ghost of ...


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    Briarhurst Manor Estate

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    54.1 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Built in 1874, Briarhurst Manor Estate is said to be haunted by ghosts who send vases hurtling throught the air and set silverware dancing on plates. Ghost children have been seen running and bouncing a ball, and in the master bedroom, the motion detector is set off by something not ...


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    Craftwood Inn

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    54.2 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This 1912 inn houses a secret room, which is believed to be haunted by a pioneer settler. An eerie presence also roams the halls of the building, occasionally scaring guests and staff alike. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bed and Breakfast at Historic Onaledge

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    54.2 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This historic bed and breakfast is haunted by at least three spirits, which are seen in various guest rooms of the stately manor house. The first is that of a woman in a pastel dress, who appears to oversee what goes on in the bed and breakfast. The second is ...


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    Red Crags Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    54.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This historic manor house is located on a hill near the town, and is believe to be haunt by a young girl in a green dress who stands at the end of guests beds. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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  • Ghosts of Boulder (Haunted America)
    Ann Alexander Leggett
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    Ute Inn Bar and Grill

    Woodland Park, Colorado

    55 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Haunted by the original owner Bert Berdstrum and his friend and original bar manager a man by the name Dutch. Also said to haunt the establishment are the ghost of two women. Reports of what felt like hair being slightly braised, smells of a woman's perfume when no customers wearing perfume ...


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    Rock Ledge Ranch

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    56.1 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This former 1800's tuberculosis hospital is now a museum, and is rumoured to be haunted. Phenomena reported here includes disembodied footsteps, lights turning on and off of their own accord and a rocking chair which rocks by itself. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Adam's Mark - Antlers Hilton

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    56.5 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    At least three ghosts are said to reside in this historic renovated hotel: a male, a female, and a little girl. The male hangs out in the bar, and the female walks down the back stairs, dressed up as if for a night on the town. The little girl has ...


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    Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    56.5 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum details the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region, from Plains and Pueblo Indian artifacts to pop culture. And, it has a ghost. The museum is housed in what was, from 1903 to 1973, the county government and administration building and courthouse. One of the ...


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    Underground Bar and Grill

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    56.7 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Witnesses say orbs show up in photos taken here, and some folks tell of objects being thrown and broken in the back bar area when no one is there. A female spirit is believed to haunt the elevator and the upper-story buildings. The haunting is believed to stem from the ...


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    Hearthstone Inn

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    56.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This establishment is actually made from two connected 1887 houses. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of a mischievous little girl who likes to run, laugh, and throw things in both houses. Other spirits are said to reside here as well, but they are all said to ...


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    Pueblo Firefighters Museum

    Pueblo, Colorado

    58.4 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This museum and society was formed to preserve the firefighting heritage of the town, and appears to have preserved some ghostly inhabitants of an otherworldly kind. Many old-fashioned vehicles have been known to drive off by themselves, and staff and visitors claim to have heard the sound of disused ...


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    Rosemount Museum

    Pueblo, Colorado

    58.6 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Rosemount Museum is housed in a 1893 mansion that is believed to be haunted by some unknown spirits. Witnesses describe footsteps and other unexplained sounds, shadows, eerie lights, and occasional apparitions. The mansion was originally built by John A. and Margaret Thatcher and has 37 rooms. Tours are available.


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    Rendezvous Restaurant

    Pueblo, Colorado

    58.9 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The old Rendezvous Restaurant is no more, but the building, some say, is haunted by a little boy. Local legend says the boy died when he fell off the balcony long ago. An apparition of him has been seen running along the balcony and leaping off. A ghostly woman also ...


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    Days Inn Colorado Springs Airport

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    59.6 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    If you stay in Room 207, you may met up with the ghostly older gentleman who haunts it. Rumor has it that in that room there are cold spots, curtains that open or close by themselves, and strange thumping sounds when no one else is there.


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    Windsor Hotel

    Del Norte, Colorado

    60 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Windsor hotel was once a lively place, established in 1874. Cowboys, settlers, and European settlers passed through the Windsor hotel. A lady named Maude came through the San Luis Valley and arrived in Del Norte Colorado.her means of the stay where rather joyful........ Well at the beginning. Her and ...


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    Fairplay Valiton Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    61.4 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This hotel is said to be the home of Julia. One report says she killed herself here after losing her baby; another says she committed suicide after turning down a marriage proposal. Julia's Room is said to be one of the most haunted places here. She also has been witnessed ...


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    Twin Lakes Inn

    Twin Lakes, Colorado

    61.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This historic inn was formerly a stage stop and a brothel, and is rumoured to be haunted. Apparitions include a disembodied pair of hands, a bordello madam in a pink dress and a cowboy who leans against doorways. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Porter Real Estate Building

    Alamosa, Colorado

    63.1 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    Rumoured to be a former hospital, a long dead patient allegedly still roams the halls after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nino's Mexican Restaurant

    Alamosa, Colorado

    63.1 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This atmospheric restaurant is housed inside an old hotel, and is rumoured to be haunted by a variety of ghosts. Staff and diners have reported lights turning on and off of their own accord, the apparition of a cowboy and a ghostly presence that brushes past them in the ...


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    The Schwartz Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    66.3 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This 1890s-era hotel building is now said to be privately owned, so please respect the owners' privacy. Folks say that they've seen strange lights and had eerie feelings as they walked past this building, and according to local legend there are at least three ghosts here. A father and son ...


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    Western State College - Robidoux Hall

    Gunnison, Colorado

    67.8 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    The third floor of Roubidoux Hall at Western State College has a ghost, that of a man who died of smoke inhalation during a fire several years ago. Students have seen his apparition at the side of their bed at night, and have found the doors locked from the outside, ...


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    Columbine Victorian Hotel

    Gunnison, Colorado

    68.1 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    This hotel was built at the turn of the twentieth century, and served as living quarters for railroad executives. In Room #009, a suicide took place several years ago. Guests have reported hearing a knock on the door, only to find the hallway empty. Other have reportedly heard ghostly ...


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    Alps Motel

    Leadville, Colorado

    68.5 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    It is said that this motel is haunted, as is evidenced by drastic changes in temperature and a pervasive feeling of dread.


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    Delaware Hotel

    Leadville, Colorado

    68.9 miles from Cotopaxi, CO

    A painter, restoring one of the hotel's hallways, felt numerous cold spots. It is said that the spirit of Mary Coffey, who was shot in the back and paralysed by her husband in their room at the hotel in 1889 still resides here. The vision of a woman ...


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