Colter's Lodge

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This circa 1939 lodge is rumoured to be haunted by spirits dating back to its glory days. The most common reported apparition is a male former owner, who is thought to have stayed on in the after life to ensure that the hotel and its operations continue to run smoothly. Another apparition is that of a young boy who drowned in a disused swimming pool. Staff claim to have heard childish ghostly laughter coming from the basement, but upon investigation have found nothing. The most haunted rooms in the establishment include Room #018 and Room #025, where guests claim to have experienced a variety of paranormal activity, and Room #012, where the apparition of a woman in a blue dress has been known to visit guests during the night.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

355 South Washington Street
Afton, WY
United States

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42.7263002, -110.9334457
Lincoln County, Wyoming
Nearest Towns:
Afton, WY (0.1 mi.)
Osmond, WY (3.0 mi.)
Fairview, WY (3.6 mi.)
Grover, WY (4.5 mi.)
Auburn, WY (5.8 mi.)
Smoot, WY (7.4 mi.)
Turnerville, WY (9.3 mi.)
Bedford, WY (12.0 mi.)
Thayne, WY (13.9 mi.)
Freedom, ID (18.6 mi.)


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  1. I worked at colters for years there is nothing going on there other then people having one to many spirits in the bar and as far as a child drownding in the basement pool their has never been a drownding in the pool please fact check your information before publishing it

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