Juvenile Ranch Facility

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This used to be the site of Camp Lockett, an old military base; it is now a home for runaways and meant to give them skills for careers. The smell of smoke accompanies the spirit of a protective old man (said to prevent children from hurting themselves). He is heard walking around and will sometimes turn off the lights. A soldier who killed himself is sometimes seen staring out of the window somewhere by the dayroom. Other sightings include former soldiers walking up and down the pathways and a child who was said to have fallen to his death from a nearby cliff.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

957 Forrest Gate Road
Campo, CA 91906
United States

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32.608563906964356, -116.47346216435835
San Diego County, California
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