Haunted Places in Dripping Springs, Texas



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    Austin Pizza Garden

    Austin, Texas

    14 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    People have reported seeing floating heads watching them in the pizza parlour. Staff and diners alike have also reported seeing weird apparitions roaming the empty lot behind the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas

    15.9 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of ...


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    Buda Antique Mall

    Buda, Texas

    16.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by four spirits, including a ghostly cat and a female presence that is attached to an armoire located at the rear of the store. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stage Stop Ranch

    Fischer, Texas

    17.8 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Guests and people driving by have reported seeing a shadowy figure hanging from a tree near the front of the ranch, as well as a wagon that drives past by itself late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas

    18.6 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of ...


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    St. Edward's University

    Austin, Texas

    20 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    There are three popular spots with the haunts at St. Edward's University, according to student lore. One is Doyle Hall where a ghostly nun turns on the showers. Another is Mary Moody Northern Theatre, where the ghost of a young man who hanged himself using the sandbag ropes spooks witnesses. ...


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    Walter Tips House

    Austin, Texas

    20.2 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    House has a dark energy around it at night. It seems out of place in new location. There's probably a good reason its used by a bank because humans sense its not habitable at night. If you are drawn to these kinds of places you will go into the property and ...


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    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas

    20.9 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    21.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    21.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Texas Governor's Mansion

    Austin, Texas

    21.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The 1853 mansion that was home to several Texas governors is said to be haunted. According to reports, the north bedroom is haunted by former governor Pendleton Murrah's nineteen year old nephew. He shot himself when the girl he loved refused his offer of marriage. The ghost of Sam Houston ...


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    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    21.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being ...


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    Omni Austin Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    21.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Rumor has it that the ghost at this hotel is the spirit of a man, Jack, who committed suicide by jumping off the balcony. Since he was unable to pay his tab, his name still remains in the computer log. Night staff say they can hear Jack in his room ...


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    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas

    21.7 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. ...


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    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas

    24.1 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with ...


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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas

    31.1 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the ...


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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas

    33.8 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other things.


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    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas

    38.5 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes.


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    Palace Theater

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The 1925 historic theater is rumoured to be haunted by the apparitions of a man, a woman and a child. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Georgetown Art Center

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    In this 1894 former firehouse, visitors have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and have seen the apparition of a man in old-fashioned cowboy attire. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cobblestone Antiques

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    This antiques store is rumoured to be haunted by three spirits from a historical era. Dating back to 1895, much of the paranormal activity, including strange noises and items being thrown by unseen hands, has been reported in the upstairs section of the shop. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1894 Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Dating back to (you guessed it) 1894, this old building is now an artists studio. The place is haunted by Luther Saint Paul Miller, a former owner. His apparition used to be seen standing at the top of the staircase, but he has not been seen since the interior ...


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    Williamson County Courthouse

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The 1911 courthouse building is haunted by a woman in a long dress, who has been seen throughout the building wandering around in a dazed state. In the archival room, book pages have been known to flip over by themselves, and a ghostly man has been seen vanishing around ...


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    M.B. Lockett Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The third floor of 1896 building is haunted. Housing a banquet hall, staff would often report hearing disembodied footsteps and furniture moving around from the otherwise empty room. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Masonic Building - Gumbo's North

    Georgetown, Texas

    39.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    A restaurant serving delicious southern cuisine now stands on the premises of this 1900 masonic building, which is rumoured to be haunted. Former tenants of the upstairs apartments reported that doors would open and close of their own accord, and cold spots and a strange presence were also felt. (Submitted ...


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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas

    43.2 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball.


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    Texas Lutheran University

    Seguin, Texas

    43.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, ...


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    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas

    44.1 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their eyes.


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    Quoffer's Pub

    Elgin, Texas

    44.1 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The 1900's building that houses the bar used to be a funeral home and a mortuary. It is rumoured to be haunted by those who were kept there prior to their burial, and were unable to move on. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Comanche Lookout Park

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.2 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Built by a local man long ago who wanted his home to look like a castle, this property is now owned by the city of San Antonio.  It is said that strange lights are often seen coming out of the tower.


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    Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall

    Coupland, Texas

    45.5 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall dates back to 1910, when the building served as a bordello and a speakeasy. Now rumoured to be one of the most haunted places in the state, the paranormal activity reported at the establishment ranges from appliances turning on and off of ...


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    Silver Creek Saloon and Restaurant - Robert Striegler House

    Fredericksburg, Texas

    47 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Dating back to 1905, the historic house is now a restaurant and saloon. The place is haunted by a female apparition in period clothing, perhaps the wife of the original builder. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Alte Welt Gasthof - Old World Inn

    Fredericksburg, Texas

    47.2 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Housed in the 1915 Stehling Building, the building housed a clothing store and a boarding house when it first opened to the immigrant community. Although reports of hauntings here are largely unsubstantiated, a guest staying at the inn reported sighting a grey shade in their room, while another heard ...


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    Colorado River Forest

    Bastrop, Texas

    47.2 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    This location has had numerous sightings of Slenderman. There is a large forest where you can find symbols marked on trees, as well as abandoned buildings. Many sigtings of UFOS's have been reported as well. This place is a hot spot for cryptid activity. (Submitted by Morgan)


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    Boerne Emporium

    Boerne, Texas

    47.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The 1908 antique store is haunted by a young boy in old-fashioned clothing. Running footsteps and ghostly laughter have also been reported here. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Dienger Building - Boerne Public Library

    Boerne, Texas

    47.3 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Dienger Building or Boerne Public Library was built by Joseph and Ida Dienger in 1887. It was originally a dry-goods grocery store with the family living quarters upstairs. When the city purchased the building in 1991, ghost stories began to be told. Locals saw lights going on and off in ...


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    Ye Kendall Inn

    Boerne, Texas

    47.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    At Ye Kendall Inn, according to local lore, reside the spirits of Erastus and Sarah Reed, who bought the land on which the inn stands in 1859. The Old Reed House, as it was called back then, was a stagecoach stop. Reports say the spots most often visited by the ...


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    Country Spirit - La Mansion

    Boerne, Texas

    47.5 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    La Mansion Mexican restaurant, formerly El Chaparral and before that, Country Spirit, is said to be haunted by three ghosts named David, Augustine and Fred. David is the spirit of a teen who, according to local lore, drowned in the upstairs bathroom's claw-foot tub and he still haunts that room. ...


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    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas

    48.7 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    This creek was most probably named after the La Llorona myth. La Larona (the Weeping Woman) is the hispanic boogey-woman. She appears everywhere and the story is always the same: a woman drowns her child in a river/lake/ocean/pond/drainage ditch/bathtub and then spends all eternity wailing for her ...


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    Victoria's Black Swan Inn

    San Antonio, Texas

    52.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    A variety of ghostly activity has been claimed at this current wedding venue. Full-body apparitions, dolls moving location, eerie music, cold spots, doors opening and closing under their own volition and other haunted happenings.


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    Dabb's Railroad Hotel

    Llano, Texas

    52.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The hotel dates back to 1907, and was situated near the railroad to draw in weary travellers. Apparently, some were so tired that they never left, according to the current owners. During the renovations, a lot of ghostly activity was reported, although it settled down after their completion. ...


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    Spanish Main Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas

    52.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Numerous sightings of a little boy in period clothing roaming the apartment complex. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    North Star Mall

    San Antonio, Texas

    52.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Allegedly haunted by "shadows" that brush past you and whisper your name.


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    Fort Sam Houston

    San Antonio, Texas

    53.4 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The Officer's Quarters are said to be haunted. People claim that items move around on their own volition and people claim to see lights when there is no one there.


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    McNay Art Museum

    San Antonio, Texas

    53.5 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    The mistress of the home where the art museum is housed is said to haunt the west wing of the museum. Staff and visitors often claim to hear her humming and some claim to have seen her.


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    Alamo Quarry Theatre

    San Antonio, Texas

    53.5 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Rumors abound that there was a body buried in the foundation of the theater. In addition, people claim there are cold spots and issues with the lights. Some people who claim to have worked there say they've seen the ghost of a child in the projection room.


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    Caribbean Apartments - Willow Run Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas

    53.7 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    Formerly a motel, these apartments have lingering spirits from their violent early days. Crying women, running children's footsteps, and loud thumps can be heard; lights and toilets will activate on their own; and children who reside here are said to occasionally see and play with children's spirits.


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    Brackenridge Villa Mansion - Fernridge

    Alamo Heights, Texas

    54.8 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    If you go to other websites, you'll see this stunning piece of haunting "evidence": There is proof that this place has been lived on for 7.000 years! Wow. And what does that have to do with it being haunted? We aren't sure, but other sites claim to find that ...


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    University of the Incarnate Word

    San Antonio, Texas

    54.9 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    In the main administration building, which was built in 1922, there is said to be a spirit of a little boy playing with a bouncng ball on the 3rd floor. The 4th floor was once used as a quarantine area for TB, and many spirits are said to linger from ...


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    Trinity University

    San Antonio, Texas

    55.6 miles from Dripping Springs, TX

    At the Chapman Graduate Center, you may feel an intense desire to get out of the building. At the Holt Center, you may experience a similar feeling.


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