Haunted Places in Hensley, Arkansas



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    Hitchhiker of Highway 365

    Woodson, Arkansas

    Why does a female hitchhiker appear here on stormy nights, asking passersby to drive her home? Legend has it that when the driver arrives at the address she gives, she simply disappears. When the driver goes to the door to ask about the missing girl, the resident will tell them ...


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    Woodson Lateral Road Ghost Lights

    Hensley, Arkansas

    Local legend has it that mysterious ghost lights appear at night and follow cars along Woodson Lateral Road.


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    Old Redfield Road

    Sheridan, Arkansas

    10.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    Old Redfield Road is said to be extremely active with the spirit set. Witnesses have reported apparitions wandering along the road and in the cemetery and electrical items such as flashlights and radios going dead. One visitor reported that as they drove past the cemetery, the hood of their car ...


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    Wolf Bayou Bridge - Mama Lou's Bridge

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    15.8 miles from Hensley, AR

    The bridge was replaced in 2005, but it was the old one from which local legends arose. Folks say that a woman and her newborn died here when she drove off the bridge. Rumor has it that those who go there at night and shout "Mama Lou, I've got your ...


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    The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    15.9 miles from Hensley, AR

    The ghost of a well-dressed man with a homburg hat has been seen on the stairs and in other rooms of the historic home. The ghost of a large woman, dressed in pink, who stands outside guests rooms. The apparition of an old sea captain has been seen in other ...


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    Cathedral Park Apartments

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    16.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    Originally built as a cathedal and now an apartment complex, the Cathedral Park Apartments are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing a column of smoke that appeared out of nowhere.


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    Old Arsenal Building

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    16.5 miles from Hensley, AR

    Reported sightings of ghosts on the staircase and in the basement of this historic building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Mount Holly Cemetery

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    16.6 miles from Hensley, AR

    The spirits of Confederate soldiers and native American Indians have been reported in the cemetery at night. Tombstones often move around the graveyard by themselves, and the ghostly noise of a flute playing has been heard in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Vino's Brewpub

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    17 miles from Hensley, AR

    Vino's Pizza and Brew Pub is an eatery rumored to be haunted by an unknown entity. Witnesses have heard strange voices and other noises and felt cold spots; chairs that were stacked at night have been unstacked when the employees returned the next morning.


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    Capital Hotel

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    17.2 miles from Hensley, AR

    The ghost of a labourer may haunt the building, as well as the apparition of a young woman who fell to her death. She often appears in guests rooms, or moves around luggage. Wails and screaming have also been reported in various parts of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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  • Haunted Little Rock
    Linda Howell
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    Old State House

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    17.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    Although the museum denies the existence of a ghost here, rumor has it that it is haunted by the spirit of former Speaker of the House John Wilson. His ghost has been seen here by many, wearing a period frock-coat. Others have reported cold spots or the feeling of a ...


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    Bauxite Historical Association Museum

    Bauxite, Arkansas

    17.7 miles from Hensley, AR

    This historic 1927 building, now a museum of artifacts from the town's mining days, is reported to be haunted. Witnesses have heard disembodied footsteps, and one employee reported that one night when she was leaving work, she felt a ghost jump onto her back as if it didn't want her ...


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    Baker House Bed and Breakfast

    North Little Rock, Arkansas

    17.8 miles from Hensley, AR

    Built some time between 1916 and 1917, this historic bed and breakfast is haunted by several ghosts associated with the building's past. Cold spots, doors opening and closing and the sound of ghostly children playing are just some of the phenomena reported here, along with a woman in white ...


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    Pickthorne Lake

    Jacksonville, Arkansas

    29.5 miles from Hensley, AR

    Locals claim the ghost of a man with a lantern haunts the lakeside.


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    Old Bigelow Gym

    Bigelow, Arkansas

    41.9 miles from Hensley, AR

    Down the road from the Bigelow High School, there is an old recreational gym there. If you go into the attic of the old gym, you can here the screams of a young boy who died there a long time ago. There is also the sound of a piano being ...


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    Park Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    48.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    People often feel things brush past them that they can't see. There are reports of people being touched and poked in the hotel's corridors. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Arlington Resort Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    48.2 miles from Hensley, AR

    Although staff firmly believe and tell guests that there are no ghosts in the building, bottles of wine jump off the shelves without being touched. There have been reports of apparitions in old-fashioned clothes wandering the hallways and the lobby before simply vanishing. The ghost of a young girl in ...


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    Old Malco Theatre

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    48.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    During a performance in the 1880's, a woman from the audience disappeared during a magic show production. Ever since then, there have been reports of the theatre being haunted. The ghost a glowing woman has been seen in the theatre basement, objects move around by themselves, and screams come out ...


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    DeSoto Rock and Gift Shop

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    48.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    I have worked at the DeSoto for 4 years now and the number of stories I have are too numerous to list here . We have had several paranormal investigations in the last 4 years that have yielded EVP's, images caught on digital cameras as well as IF Security ...


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    The Poet's Loft

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    48.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    A female employee reported being grabbed and held down on a couch by unseen female hands.


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  • Haunted Jonesboro
    Edward L. Underwood
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    Monroe County Courthouse

    Clarendon, Arkansas

    52.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    The 1911 courthouse is rumored to be haunted by Ernze Mabel Orr, aka “Mabel.” Mabel and her husband John Orr were a husband and wife comedy- and opera-performing duo and, so the stories tell, John had a bad temper and often would beat Mabel quite badly. Feeling sorry for Mabel, ...


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    Springfield - Des Arc Bridge

    Hensley, Arkansas

    54.5 miles from Hensley, AR

    At the Springfield Bridge or Des Arc Bridge, an iron bowstring truss bridge over Cadron Creek, witnesses say they have heard a ghostly baby crying, a girl screaming, and other strange noises.


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    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    55 miles from Hensley, AR

    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent reason.


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    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    55.4 miles from Hensley, AR

    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Judsonia, Arkansas

    62.3 miles from Hensley, AR

    It is said that those who go to the cemetery at night and stand underneath the large statue of an angel will find that she is looking right at them, and her eyes may light up red.


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    Mayberry Hotel

    Royal, Arkansas

    62.4 miles from Hensley, AR

    This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not ...


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    The Allen House

    Monticello, Arkansas

    64.7 miles from Hensley, AR

    This Gothic mansion in Monticello was built in 1900 at the turn of the century, and has many recorded instances of hauntings reported. The main ghost, however, is that of a young woman who haunts the upper and lower floors of the mansion. The ghost roams around the house, often ...


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    66.4 miles from Hensley, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas

    66.4 miles from Hensley, AR

    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three times.


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    Pangburn Hardware

    Pangburn, Arkansas

    66.9 miles from Hensley, AR

    You can hear noises and shuffling in the attic. It is a very old building and has been around for over a century. (Submitted by Kate M)


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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    67.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Moore Hill Cemetery

    Dardanelle, Arkansas

    71.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    Locals swear that if you hang around the "Hovis" gravestones at night you'll eventually find the ghost of a man who killed his wife.


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    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas

    73.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an old-fashioned ...


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    Arkansas Tech University

    Russellville, Arkansas

    75.8 miles from Hensley, AR

    Arkansas Tech University, several locations are rumored to be haunted. One is Caraway Hall, where students describe noises in the attic, footsteps on the stairs and whispers in the hallways. There are two legends to explain the hauntings. One is that it is build on top of a Cherokee burial ...


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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    81.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been ...


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    St. Francis County Museum - Rush-Gates House

    Forrest City, Arkansas

    87.9 miles from Hensley, AR

    As of 1997, the 1906 Rush-Gates House houses the St. Francis County Museum. Dr. J.O. Rush was a doctor, local historian, and collector of more than 3,700 Native American artifacts. The museum is said to be haunted, and ghost tours are available through local hotels. In addition, private parties can ...


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    Fredonia Cemetery

    Mountain View, Arkansas

    91.2 miles from Hensley, AR

    Witnesses say a ghostly wind blows the flags on the graves, even when there is not a single breeze in the air. Unexplained noises and voices are heard here, and some visitors say they experience a feeling of dread.


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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    93.2 miles from Hensley, AR

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    94 miles from Hensley, AR

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery

    Batesville, Arkansas

    99.6 miles from Hensley, AR

    Strange lights and an apparition of an elderly woman in a rocking chair in the upstairs window of the church have been reported. The ghosts of a young woman killed nearby in the early 1900s also has been seen, and the apparition of a small boy has appeared in photographs ...


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  • Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting
    Christopher Balzano
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    Witches Hollow - Cave City

    Batesville, Arkansas

    99.7 miles from Hensley, AR

    Named because folks said a witch once practiced her magic here, Witches Hollow is said to be haunted by the deceased witch who once murdered her husband. She has been seen walking along the dirt road off Sandtown Road. Some reports say that to get there, one must go past ...


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    102.7 miles from Hensley, AR

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Hickory Valley Methodist Church

    Cave City, Arkansas

    103.5 miles from Hensley, AR

    The church is a small, wooden building located near the cemetery across the road. If you approach the church at night, you can hear people singing hymns, but there is no one around. Sometimes the apparitions of young children can also be seen at the Hickory Valley Methodist Church. (Submitted by ...


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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    104.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Opossum Walk Cemetery

    Hartman, Arkansas

    106.1 miles from Hensley, AR

    Opossum Walk Cemetery is reported to have gates that are hot to the touch, even in winter, and witnesses have heard footsteps walking behind them and seen apparitions out of the corner of their eye.


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    Keller's Chapel and Cemetery

    Jonesboro, Arkansas

    121.5 miles from Hensley, AR

    There have been reports of strange sightings in the chapel and the surrounding cemetery. Ghostly lights that follow visitors around the cemetery at night, the sound's of babies crying, strange apparition's moving around the cemetery and unexplained noises are just some of the phenomena reported at this site. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Bono Bridge

    Bono, Arkansas

    124.8 miles from Hensley, AR

    The bridge was demolished in 2011, and the map shows its original location. According to local folklore, those who stood on the bridge and looked down at the railroad tracks below when a train was coming had the distinct feeling that the train was about to hit them. Apparitions and ...


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    Johnson-Sanderson Mansion

    Jonesboro, Arkansas

    124.9 miles from Hensley, AR

    This home, built in the 1880's, was occupied mainly by the Johnson family, a wealthy retail family and later by the Sandersons, who served Jonesboro as the cities Mayoral family. It has served as mainly residence including Arkansas State student renters, but also as a tea room. Seances and Ouija board ...


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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    128.8 miles from Hensley, AR

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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