Haunted Places in Durango, Colorado



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    Leland House Bed and Breakfast

    Durango, Colorado

    There are reports of guests waking up in the early hours of morning to see the apparition an elderly man in a white hat standing over them. In Room #006 of the inn, guests have reportedly heard ghostly laughter and felt an unseen presence sit down on their bed. (Submitted by ...


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    Rochester Hotel

    Durango, Colorado

    This historic hotel, located across the street from a haunted bed and breakfast, is rumoured to be haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Strater Hotel

    Durango, Colorado

    This historic hotel was built directly on the railroad in the late nineteenth century, and is believed to be haunted by many apparitions. People walking through the alley adjacent to the hotel have seen the ghostly figure of a man in a white shirt standing on the railroad tracks, who ...


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    Miss Gail's Inn

    Aztec, New Mexico

    32.1 miles from Durango, CO

    This inn is reportedly haunted by numerous spirits, including a cranky male ghost who prefers room 7. Legend also has it that a man was hanged from the tree out back. If he's the ghost in room 7 that might explain why he's cranky.


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    Lions Wilderness Park

    Farmington, New Mexico

    37.5 miles from Durango, CO

    People report hearing ghostly noises and occasionally screaming. People also hear phantom footsteps and some have seen the apparition of a man appear.


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    Historic Alma House

    Durango, Colorado

    The "Historic Alma House" at the Silverton Inn of the Rockies was built in 1898. It was built as a Inn for Mining and Train executives. High in the Mountains, Silverton was once a bustling mining town. The Durango Silverton Railroad ran between towns. These ...


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    Grand Imperial Hotel

    Silverton, Colorado

    38.9 miles from Durango, CO

    Known as the G.I. to locals, this hotel dates to the late 1800s. The ghost in residence here is called Dr. Luigi. He is known to make noise on the second floor, and one reports sayd his apparition has been seen by guests in the lobby.


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    Lebanon Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast

    Dolores, Colorado

    41.1 miles from Durango, CO

    This 1907 schoolhouse may no longer serve as a bed and breakfast inn, but guests would often report hearing ghostly laughter emanating from some rooms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St Elmo Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    52.8 miles from Durango, CO

    This historic hotel is rumoured to feature a haunted dining room. Staff working late hours have reported hearing furniture moving around but upon investigation have found nothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Beaumont Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    52.8 miles from Durango, CO

    At this historic 1886 hotel, a ghostly woman is said to walk at 2:15 a.m. on every quarter of the moon. Rumor has it that she was murdered by her husband, and she is looking for him. Local legend has it that on the anniversary of her death, the ghostly ...


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    Ouray Museum

    Ridgway, Colorado

    52.9 miles from Durango, CO

    Believed to be haunted by a male patient who died when the building briefly served as a hospital, this apparition is mainly seen by male visitors as he tends to be more respectful of women. Disembodied footsteps are also heard in the building after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Historic Western Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    53 miles from Durango, CO

    This historic saloon and hotel was built in 1891 during the town mining boom, and is allegedly haunted by a number of spirits from a bygone era. These include a shadowy figure who peers out of windows, a lady in an old-fashioned dress who appears to art students in ...


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    Columbus House Bed and Breakfast

    Ouray, Colorado

    53 miles from Durango, CO

    This historic hotel was formerly a bordello, and is now a delightful bed and breakfast inn with a restaurant on the ground floor. In the guest section of the establishment, a prostitute was murdered in an upstairs room. Guests claim to have had many strange occurrences in this room. ...


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    The Firemen's Inn

    Creede, Colorado

    65.7 miles from Durango, CO

    This historic bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly man in old-fashioned clothing, who has been seen and heard on the stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Creede Repertory Theatre

    Creede, Colorado

    65.7 miles from Durango, CO

    Staff working late hours at the old theatre claim to have disembodied footsteps on the third floor of the building, while other claim to have encountered an eerie presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Creede Hotel and Restaurant

    Creede, Colorado

    65.7 miles from Durango, CO

    Built to service the last Colorado silver boom town in the 1800s, the Creede Hotel & Restaurant is believed to be haunted by some of its former boarders: miners or perhaps some of its more famous guests, which include Calamity Jane and Bob Ford, the killer of Jesse James.


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    Spruce Lodge

    South Fork, Colorado

    74.2 miles from Durango, CO

    The haunted rooms at this lodge are 1, 6, and 7. Some of the strange things that happen here include a little girl ghost who peers out of an upstairs window, doors that open and close on their own, voices, footsteps, lights that go on and off, and a woman's ...


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    The Skyline Lodge

    Del Norte, Colorado

    74.3 miles from Durango, CO

    The 3-story lodge, built in 1945 in this little gold-mining town, is said to be haunted by Little Eva, a teenaged prostitute who was shot by the wife of a miner. She is allegedely buried here, under an unmarked concrete slab in a nearby field. Please be mindful that theh ...


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    Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon

    Chama, New Mexico

    76.2 miles from Durango, CO

    The 1800s Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon is rumored to be very popular with the spirit set. One ghost is believed to be an 1800s woman who was poisoned after being elected a judge, and was found dead here the next morning. Witnesses have heard the sound of a woman ...


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    Chaco Canyon National Historic Park

    Nageezi, New Mexico

    84 miles from Durango, CO

    A haunting place, even if it weren't haunted, the Chaco Canyon ruins make for some spectacularly eerie viewing. Coming upon the these great stone works, testament to ages past is enough to make anyone shiver in awe. Possibly the eerie feelings and the sense of being followed that ...


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    Butch's Cafe

    Delta, Colorado

    100.8 miles from Durango, CO

    Mike the past owner has been seen there. This place has been investigated numerous times. (Submitted by Cynthia H)


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    Fairlamb House Bed and Breakfast

    Delta, Colorado

    101.5 miles from Durango, CO

    This historic bed and breakfast inn, dating back to the turn of the twentieth century, is allegedly haunted by former residents and a quintet of women in old-fashioned clothing. The latter have been known to appear in the Millard Room during the night, and disappear when they are acknowledged ...


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    Columbine Victorian Hotel

    Gunnison, Colorado

    101.9 miles from Durango, 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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    Western State College - Robidoux Hall

    Gunnison, Colorado

    102.3 miles from Durango, 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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    Canyon De Chelly

    Tsaile, Arizona

    112.4 miles from Durango, CO

    Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931 as a unit of the National Park Service. It is located in northeastern Arizona within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation. Reflecting one of the longest continuously inhabited landscapes of North America, it preserves ruins of the early indigenous ...


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    Jemez State Monument

    Jemez Springs, New Mexico

    122.8 miles from Durango, CO

    Jemez State Monument, the ruins of an ancient pueblo and a 17th-century Spanish mission, is said to be haunted by many apparitions: priests, Native Americans and Spanish settlers. Visitors often hear disembodied footsteps as they walk among the ruins, and ghost lights are said to appear late at night.


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