Haunted Places in New River, Arizona



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    Desert Outside Anthem

    Phoenix, Arizona

    4.3 miles from New River, AZ

    The desert area outside Anthem, AZ is a hotbed of paranormal activity. Many claim to have seen the spirits of Indians, still fighting some forgotten war. A ghostly hitchhiker carrying an old-time lantern is often seen by the side of many roads.


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    Pioneer Living History Village

    Phoenix, Arizona

    6.7 miles from New River, AZ

    At this 90-acre complex representing an 1800s village, witnesses have seen apparitions during events. Also, a cowboy ghost is said to haunt the Pioneer Restaurant & Saloon, and in the 1885 Statehood House, staff members have heard footsteps and felt as if they were being watched.


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    Lake Pleasant

    Morristown, Arizona

    8.5 miles from New River, AZ

    Deaths from drownings and cliff jumpings are the source of this ghostly site. Some claim that the ghosts of Native Americans who used to inhabit the area can also be seen late at night.


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    Rock Springs Cafe

    Black Canyon City, Arizona

    9.2 miles from New River, AZ

    This former stagecoach stopover on the railroad route housed a saloon, a general store and a hotel, and is believed by many too be one of the most haunted places in town. Staff working late hours claim to have seen the saloon doors opening and closing by themselves, and ...


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    Fletcher Heights HOA Greenbelt

    Peoria, Arizona

    17.8 miles from New River, AZ

    This Greenbelts a nice place to be for walks and relaxation, and everyone in the area loves going to it. It's always very calm and nice in the evening, as well. It's a story, though, that in 2005, a man shot himself at night in the Greenbelt. They say that he ...


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    Las Casas Dorms - Arizona State University

    Glendale, Arizona

    21.3 miles from New River, AZ

    Are the residents of these dorms really seeing what they claim or are too many all-night "study" sessions causing their eyes to play tricks on them? Residents have reported a variety of ghostly occurrences from books falling off the shelves, doors slamming shut in front of them and voices ...


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    Brass Armadillo Antiques Mall

    Phoenix, Arizona

    22 miles from New River, AZ

    People who visit the antiques mall have reported cold spots, disembodied footsteps, objects moving around and braking by themselves and the feeling of being watched. The ghost of a woman in a black dress has been seen in various parts of the building, along with various other shadowy apparitions. (Submitted by ...


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    Vista Village Apartments

    Phoenix, Arizona

    22.6 miles from New River, AZ

    People who move into these apartments see shadows that move around there apartments, and hear strange noises. In some apartments, the housework is done during the night when people are asleep, without any apparent explanation. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

    Phoenix, Arizona

    22.6 miles from New River, AZ

    A guest who fell off the cliff is reported to haunt the main ballroom and the boiler room. Now the ballroom we can understand but why would anyone want to haunt a boiler room?


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    Peoria High School

    Peoria, Arizona

    23.5 miles from New River, AZ

    A ghost has been seen and heard on the school's catwalk. Rumor claims it is the ghost of a girl who died after falling from the catwalk, but we have not unearthed any corroborative evidence of such a death so far.


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    Sahuaro Ranch Park

    Glendale, Arizona

    23.5 miles from New River, AZ

    There are a couple of ghosts haunting Sahuaro. Local history claims that the owner of the ranch in the 19th century still resides there and visitors often claim to see a woman in a long dress disappearing around a corner.


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    19th Avenue and Northern Avenue

    Phoenix, Arizona

    25.2 miles from New River, AZ

    Before the area was renovated this spot was a local favorite for teenagers wishing to creep themselves out. Rumors abound regarding every eerie and unexplained phenomena in the former derelict buildings. No updates on whether the new shopping plaza continues to experience the same haunted happenings as ...


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    East Circle Road - Jo Jo's Alley

    Phoenix, Arizona

    25.8 miles from New River, AZ

    Strange lights and reports of something banging on the roof of your car as you drive down this alley.


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    Bryan Apartments

    Glendale, Arizona

    26.2 miles from New River, AZ

    Not much information can be found about the hauntings that supposedly occur at these apartment buildings. Rumor has it there might have been a murder and the caretaker reportedly left in a hurry do to ghostly happenings.


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    Mary Coyle's Ice Cream Parlour

    Phoenix, Arizona

    27.7 miles from New River, AZ

    The former owner of this busy ice cream café and malt shop never really left, according to staff and diners. Much of the paranormal activity in the building is centred around a portrait hung on the wall. If the painting is taken down, there are reports that poltergeist activity ...


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    The Hermosa Inn

    Paradise Valley, Arizona

    28.5 miles from New River, AZ

    Alonzo Megargee, the original owner of the inn, has been seen in a cowboy outfit in the bar and foyer area. Toilets flush by themselves, bottles shatter and glasses break when no one is around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    McDowell Mountains

    Fountain Hills, Arizona

    28.6 miles from New River, AZ

    The Mcdowell Mountains are a great range of mountains, and there are a lot of homes at the base of the mountains. I live here, and I heard from a neighbor once, and heard from my brother that there are reports of a ghost plane flying overhead that makes a ...


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    Pizza Hut - Glendale

    Glendale, Arizona

    28.8 miles from New River, AZ

    Are the ghosts of Glendale a fan of pepperoni pizza? Patrons report hearing children talking (at a pizza joint? No way!) and babies crying. More significantly, people claim that the faucets in the bathroom turn on and off by themselves.


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    51st Avenue & Indian School Road

    Phoenix, Arizona

    29.1 miles from New River, AZ

    A woman who was reportedly killed by a car while walking down the road is said to haunt the street and this intersection in particular.


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    Ashbrook Wash

    Fountain Hills, Arizona

    31 miles from New River, AZ

    Legend claims that cold spots, ghostly noises and shadows that follow you can be found in this spot. There is also tales of a young woman who was murdered here and some people claim you can hear her screams.


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    Old Spaghetti Factory

    Phoenix, Arizona

    31.4 miles from New River, AZ

    This old restaurant was formerly a furniture store and private residence, and locals and staff claim the bright, cheerful restaurant had a gloomier, darker past. A female apparition in the basement and an old man floating through the hallways as if looking for someone have both been reported, and ...


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    Fifth Ave and West McKinley

    Phoenix, Arizona

    31.9 miles from New River, AZ

    I love ghost stories that attempt to convince you with their specificity. For example if you look up this haunting on other ghost sites, you'll find this: " A nine year-old girl was killed tragically on August 6,1995, by a hit and run driver. " That's pretty specific in ...


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    San Carlos Hotel

    Phoenix, Arizona

    32.4 miles from New River, AZ

    ALthough there are apparently numerous ghostly events at the San Carlos, the most famous is that of Leone Jensen who killed herself by jumping from the roof of the newly completed hotel. Although the legend paints her a "romantic" figure, leaping to her death over a broken heart and a ...


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    Rosson House Museum

    Phoenix, Arizona

    32.4 miles from New River, AZ

    The gothic mansion was built in 1895 for a doctor and his family, and is now a museum. Caretakers have reported a spirit who locks doors, and have heard an unknown entity wandering through the building after closing hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wickenburg Old Train Depot - Chamber of Commerce

    Wickenburg, Arizona

    34.4 miles from New River, AZ

    People claim to hear ghostly whispering.


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    Monti's La Casa Vieja

    Tempe, Arizona

    35.5 miles from New River, AZ

    This old hacienda style abode was converted to a restaurant in the 1950's, and has been in successful operation for over a half a century. The building the restaurant is housed in is over a century old, and staff and diners have reported odd paranormal occurrences in tow of ...


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    Hotel Casa Loma

    Tempe, Arizona

    35.6 miles from New River, AZ

    This famous abode-style hotel is now a café, but has a rich and glamorous past. Staff and diners in the café on the ground floor claim to here disembodied footsteps on the upper levels, while a worker sighted the apparition of a young girl on several occasions while the ...


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    Trails

    Tempe, Arizona

    35.7 miles from New River, AZ

    Many customers and employees of this store in Tempe claim that it is haunted. People claim to have seen the ghost of a young woman on the stairs and the sounds of footsteps coming from above when there is no one on the second level. Doors open and close ...


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    Casey Moore's Oyster House

    Tempe, Arizona

    35.9 miles from New River, AZ

    Haunted by the ghost of a girl who was murdered in an upstairs room. Allegedly she expresses her displeasure whenever there is a romantic couple in the Oyster House.


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    Palo Verde East - Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona

    36 miles from New River, AZ

    Reportedly haunted by a girl who committed suicide.


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    Wildflower School

    Goodyear, Arizona

    36.2 miles from New River, AZ

    People report singing that can be heard in one of the bathrooms. Is it located next to the choir room or are there ghostly happenings?


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    Landmark Restaurant

    Mesa, Arizona

    38.4 miles from New River, AZ

    Housed inside a former church, some of the phenomena reported at this restaurant includes ghostly voices, pots and pans moving around by themselves and faucets turning on and off of their own accord. Probably the apparition of an angry parishioner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cafe Talk - Inside The Bungalow

    Mesa, Arizona

    38.5 miles from New River, AZ

    Once called "Cafe Talk" - this business is now called "Inside the Bungalow", in the same building. The ghost of a man and a little girl haunt this cafe. Allegedly the man's shadow can be seen moving from room to room.


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    8th Avenue and Extension Road

    Mesa, Arizona

    39.3 miles from New River, AZ

    Reportedly haunted by a little boy who was killed while trying to cross the road.


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    Vulture Gold Mine

    Wickenburg, Arizona

    41 miles from New River, AZ

    Numerous reports of haunted happenings are reported in this ghost town.


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    Nesbits Campground

    Mesa, Arizona

    41.2 miles from New River, AZ

    Though it is completely developed today, the former Nesbits campground is reportedly haunted. Although it is allegedly a former "Satanic ritual" spot, this is only folklore to sucker the credulous. There are reports of laughter, cold spots and shadows.


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    Buckhorn Bath's Motel and Museum

    Mesa, Arizona

    42.6 miles from New River, AZ

    This historic motel and museum is believed to be haunted. Visitors to the building claim to have strange voices, screams, sobs and ghostly laughter. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jefferson Park

    Mesa, Arizona

    43.7 miles from New River, AZ

    The ghost of a murdered woman allegedly roams the park and can be seen in the hour leading up to midnight.


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    Chandler High School

    Chandler, Arizona

    45.3 miles from New River, AZ

    One of the oldest high schools in Arizona, it was founded in 1914, two years after the city was founded. The oldest part of the building, called "Old Main", seems to be the hottest part for paranormal activity. Voices and ghostly apparitions are experienced on the second floor.


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    Crowne Plaza San Marcos

    Chandler, Arizona

    45.5 miles from New River, AZ

    Originally the "San Marcos Hotel," this has now been bought and sold several times until it became the Crowne Plaza San Marcos. The hotel was originally built in 1913 for $100,000, and hosted such luminaries as Herbert Hoover, Joan Crawford and Fred Astaire. Locals know it as a ...


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    Clear Creek Church and Cemetery

    Camp Verde, Arizona

    45.7 miles from New River, AZ

    This historic church was built in 1898, and was the scene of an infamous shootout. Visitors to the graveyard and church after dark claim to have seen a misty apparition moving quickly among the headstones, as if looking for someone. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Grave of Angeline Hoagland

    Prescott, Arizona

    46 miles from New River, AZ


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    Highland Junior High

    Mesa, Arizona

    46.2 miles from New River, AZ

    The ghost of a young girl is said to haunt the locker room of the middle school. She slams lockers, flushes toilets and turns the automatic hand dryers on. Legend claims that a young girl was killed on the farmland that the school now stands on. Some locals ...


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    Harbor Freight Tools

    Apache Junction, Arizona

    46.3 miles from New River, AZ

    An old man died of a heart attack in the bathroom over a decade ago. He can be distinctly seen at a distance in the aisles in the main store and in the warehouse in the back, but with any attempt to approach him or get a closer look he ...


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    Lynx Creek Farm Bed and Breakfast

    Prescott, Arizona

    46.9 miles from New River, AZ

    A strange presence is felt in some of the rooms, accompanied by inexplicable cold spots. You feel like you are being watched while staying at the bed and breakfast. (Submitted by Callum S.)


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    Hotel Vendome

    Prescott, Arizona

    47.1 miles from New River, AZ

    Reportedly haunted by a former owner and her cat. The owner apparently died of a broken heart due to her husband's desertion, and not content to go into the afterlife alone, chose not to feed the cat either.


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    Coyote Joe's Bar and Grill

    Prescott, Arizona

    47.1 miles from New River, AZ

    In the late 1800s, this building was built and housed the historic Arizona Hotel, which had the infamous reputation as also being the home of one of Arizona's first brothels. Underneath these buildings on Montezuma, there were tunnels which were used for opium dens and also provided laundry delivery routes ...


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    Elks Opera House

    Prescott, Arizona

    47.2 miles from New River, AZ

    Full body apparitions in period clothing and other ghostly apparitions have all been spotted at this opera house in Prescott, Az.


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    Hassayampa Inn

    Prescott, Arizona

    47.2 miles from New River, AZ

    Rumored to be haunted by a woman named "Faith" who killed herself in despair (over a man, of course) and a the ghost of a man that the employees call "the Night Watchman".


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    Hotel St. Michael

    Prescott, Arizona

    47.3 miles from New River, AZ

    A haunted elevator and a ghostly lady that haunts the halls are staples of the legends surrounding this hotel.


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