Haunted Places in Maxwell, New Mexico



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    Dawson Cemetery

    Raton, New Mexico

    14.8 miles from Maxwell, NM

    The ghost town of Dawson was once a large coal mining town. In the early 1900's, a decade apart two separate mining disasters struck the town, and killed more than 400 men. The cemetery is filled with crosses that mark the graves of these men, row after row ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    21.1 miles from Maxwell, NM

    There are as many ghost stories as there are rooms at the St. James Hotel. People have reported numerous happenings, from objects being moved, including all the silverware from a table being reportedly moved and piled in the middle after it was set, to haunted apparitions of several different ...


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    Casa Lemus Parking Lot

    Raton, New Mexico

    24.6 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Sept 4, 2016 about 2AM. Car alarm went off in parking lot. Looked through hotel room window, nobody in lot. Then saw full body apparition walking from area where car alarm was going off. Head and shoulders in clear plain view as a dark shadow, remainder of body was translucent. ...


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    Shuler Theater

    Raton, New Mexico

    25.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Cold spots and noises without confirmed explanations appear to make up the bulk of the haunted happenings here.


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    Urraca Mesa

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    26.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Rumored to be a "gateway to Hell", the place is said to have once had several cat totems distributed around. The cat totems were said to guard the gates and as long as they remained in place, the gateway could not open. According to legend, the cat ...


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    Laguna Vista Lodge

    Eagle Nest, New Mexico

    40 miles from Maxwell, NM

    The Historic Saloon at Laguna Vista Lodge dates back to 1898, and was frequented by the crew working on the movie Lonesome Dove. On exhibit here are gold nuggets from the old mining days, used in long-ago casino bets. The upstairs portion of the original hotel was once a brothel, ...


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    Tarabino Inn

    Trinidad, Colorado

    43.4 miles from Maxwell, NM

    This inn was originally built in 1907 by the Italian Tarabino brothers. It is said to be haunted by a ghostly lady wearing a gown; she is seen most often at the bottom of the stairs. Phantom cigar smoke and the sound of footsteps also have been reported.


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    Watrous Valley Ranch

    Watrous, New Mexico

    56.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    The ranch was built for the 'Pony Express' in the mid 1800's. Two of the owners committed suicide, and ever since, there has been a sad presence in the house. Residents alone in the house have awoken to shot gun blasts and other unexplained noises, and an apparition of a ...


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    Kit Carson Home and Museum

    Taos, New Mexico

    57.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    At the Kit Carson Home and Museum, folks say frontiersman Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson himself still lingers in spirit.


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    Francisco Fort Museum

    La Veta, Colorado

    71.6 miles from Maxwell, NM

    The Francisco Fort Museum is an 1862 adobe plaza complete with a saloon, a school, a blacksmith shop and many relics from Native Americans, settlers, farmers, ranchers and miners. Some say it has a ghostly floating lady in white in its west wing, a haunted piano that plays music by ...


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  • Haunted Corazon
    F. Dean Sneed
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    Montezuma Castle

    Las Vegas, New Mexico

    73.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    The current Montezuma Castle Hotel is built on top of two separate hotels which previously burnt down. There have been several reports of hauntings here. Opera music is heard when no one is around, and the ghost of the former proprietor walks around the hotel's corridors at night. After the ...


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    Historic Plaza Hotel

    Las Vegas, New Mexico

    75.8 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Byron T. Mills, the hotel's former owner and town mayor, is the famous friendly ghost here. Although he passed away at the Elks Lodge in 1947, it is believed that his spirit lingers in Room 310 of his hotel. Reports say that behind the desk is kept a photograph of ...


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    Steam Train Hotel

    Antonito, Colorado

    89.1 miles from Maxwell, NM

    This 1911 historic hotel is reputed to be haunted, and features two guest rooms with their own resident ghost. The brick building is also believed to be haunted by a hovering cloud, which has been observed making its way between rooms before disappearing into the inoperable elevator shaft. (Submitted by ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    89.2 miles from Maxwell, NM

    River’s Inn Bed and Breakfast is haunted by Annie, and possibly others. Witnesses have seen the little girl named Annie, and heard her laughing and playing. Voices of a man and woman also have been heard, and the spirits have answered questions posed by ghost investigators. Annie's fingerprints in flour ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    89.2 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Three ghosts are believed to haunt this historic bed and breakfast. The first is a gentleman in a suit, who has been seen in the rooms of guests and in the front parlour room. Cigar smoke is often smelt when there is no one around. The other two apparitions seen ...


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    Romeo Town Hall

    Romeo, Colorado

    90.9 miles from Maxwell, NM

    People have reported feeling uneasy while inside this rural town hall, which was formerly a private residence. Others claim to have had objects thrown at them by a vengeful spirit and have heard unusual noises during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Porter Real Estate Building

    Alamosa, Colorado

    97.1 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Rumoured to be a former hospital, a long dead patient allegedly still roams the halls after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nino's Mexican Restaurant

    Alamosa, Colorado

    97.1 miles from Maxwell, NM

    This atmospheric restaurant is housed inside an old hotel, and is rumoured to be haunted by a variety of ghosts. Staff and diners have reported lights turning on and off of their own accord, the apparition of a cowboy and a ghostly presence that brushes past them in the ...


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    La Posada de Santa Fe

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.4 miles from Maxwell, NM

    This hotel is allegedly haunted by the former mistress of the mansion, Julia Staab, who died after sinking into a deep and enduring depression following the death of one of her children. Full body apparitions, items flying off shelves and other ghostly happening are all said to have occurred ...


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    Old St. Vincent's Hospital - Drury Inn

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.5 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Babies crying and the sounds of someone running down the halls are claimed to be the major haunting that occurs at this Drury Inn.


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  • Investigating Haunted New Mexico
    Randell S. Van Alst
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    Coronado Building

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.5 miles from Maxwell, NM

    This building was originally the old courthouse, but has since been converted to an office facility. The hanging's carried out here were done from the tree in front of the building. Screams, moans and maniacal laughter have been reported by night workers and passer-by's, as well as terrifying apparition's that ...


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    Palace of the Governors

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.6 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Wails and screams have been heard coming out of 1600's government building, but upon investigation, nothing is found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    La Fonda Hotel

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.6 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Reportedly haunted by several different apparitions. One who is dubbed "The Judge" and prone to swooping through the hallways. In addition there is an oft-reported sighting of a man who walks through the dining room and jumps into a hole and disappears. The sight of the "hole" is ...


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    Grant Corner Inn - Andrew Smith Gallery

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.7 miles from Maxwell, NM

    People claim that objects fall of shelves, that footsteps are often heard when no one is around, and doors that slam on their own. Most of the haunting appears to be confined to the second floor.


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    La Casa Mas Antigua

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    97.8 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Rumoured to date back to the thirteenth century, this humble abode is supposedly haunted by a pair of sisters dating back to when the building served as a private residence, as well as a soldier looking for his missing head. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Legal Tender

    Lamy, New Mexico

    104.6 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Reported to be haunted by a handful of ghosts including Ramon or "the man in black" who is alleged to have been shot at the saloon. Another ghost who frequently appears is "the Lady in White" who spends her afterlife gliding amid the tables, however who she is and ...


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    Uptown Music and Video Store

    La Junta, Colorado

    114 miles from Maxwell, NM

    Housed inside a converted church, this upbeat music and video rental store is allegedly haunted by three ghosts, including an enraged parishioner, a cleaning lady and a former proprietor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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