Gilroy Gardens - Bonfante Gardens

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Formerly Bonfante Gardens but now called Gilroy Gardens, the garden-themed family amusement park is said to be haunted. Workers at this park say they have seen its carousel turn on and start running by itself at night. The carousel is located in Claudia’s Garden.

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Geographic Information

Address:
3050 Hecker Pass Hwy
Gilroy, CA 95020
United States

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GPS:
37.0052271, -121.62854629999998
County:
Santa Clara County, California
Nearest Towns:
Gilroy, CA (3.3 mi.)
San Martin, CA (5.6 mi.)
Interlaken, CA (6.9 mi.)
Aromas, CA (8.1 mi.)
Morgan Hill, CA (8.8 mi.)
Amesti, CA (8.8 mi.)
Freedom, CA (9.6 mi.)
Pajaro, CA (9.6 mi.)
Watsonville, CA (9.7 mi.)
Corralitos, CA (9.9 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
https://www.gilroygardens.org/

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  1. All right. So I worked for the security team here, years ago, and I’ve got a real freaky experience. (the carousel, by the way, was caused by an electrical fault. An engineer showed me exactly where to step hard to get it to go. I’ve heard it’s been fixed since.)

    So. I’m working a training shift for Nights, to cover an upcoming vacation. My partner and I are doing our rounds, and we were on the path going downhill from the amphitheater. That’s important. We did very thorough patrols, and we had *just* checked that area. As soon as we were out of direct sight, we heard loud drums, as if they were being played over the sound system, and saw a red glow spilling out. There was nobody in that area. We had just checked and locked it, and none of the stored music for the shows was a single primal drum beat like that. We high-tailed it out of there. This place is haunted, never doubt that.

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