Haunted Places in Riverside, Wyoming



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    Slaughterhouse Gulch

    Encampment, Wyoming

    8.8 miles from Riverside, WY

    The Ghost of Slaughterhouse Gulch is said to be a miner who was killed by an explosion. Reports say because of the nature of his death, he didn't have a proper burial, which made his spirit restless. In 1918 a camping family heard a cough and looked up to see ...


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    Ferris Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    46.3 miles from Riverside, WY

    A typical haunting with reports ranging from the sounds of footsteps, whispering, and electrical malfunctions to full-fledged apparitions of a woman and also of two young male children. Some people believe that at least one of the young male ghosts might be that of young Cecil Ferris who was accidentally ...


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    Wyoming Frontier Prison

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    46.4 miles from Riverside, WY

    This prison was in operation from 1901-1981. It was the first state penitentiary and it housed some of Wyoming's worst and most violent offenders. This prison operated in a time when there was no such thing as "prisoner's rights". The prison boasted both a dungeon-house where intractable inmates were ...


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    Country Inn Motel

    Baggs, Wyoming

    47.4 miles from Riverside, WY

    Various reports of guests who stay in the small motel tell of a glowing white apparition that appears in their rooms in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tread of Pioneers Museum

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    50.5 miles from Riverside, WY

    A shadowy grey apparition has been reported by staff in the building, often accompanied by disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chief Plaza Theater

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    50.6 miles from Riverside, WY

    This old theatre is allegedly haunted by a troubled poltergeist who plays havoc with staff after closing hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Rehder Building

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    50.6 miles from Riverside, WY

    The ghost of a woman in period clothing has been seen wandering around the building on the ground floor. Banging noises and ghostly music come out of the attic, and the terrifying apparition of an old floating man has been seen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Virginian Hotel

    Medicine Bow, Wyoming

    55.6 miles from Riverside, WY

    The Virginian is now closed. People claim that when it was in operation it was filled with ghostly activity. Update: The hotel is apparently now open again, according to feedback left by a Haunted Places visitor.


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    Wyoming Territorial Prison Museum

    Laramie, Wyoming

    61.1 miles from Riverside, WY

    Now a historical park, frontier town and museum, this former penitentiary once housed famed outlaw Butch Cassidy. Visitors to the site may get a glimpse of a ghost named Julius Greenwelch, who makes his home here.


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    Old Bosler Post Office

    Bosler, Wyoming

    61.5 miles from Riverside, WY

    A former courier for the Union Pacific Railroad reported various sightings of the apparition of a tall pale gentleman waving at her from the old post office when she passed during the evenings. Other visitors to the old building have heard strange noises, such as disembodied footsteps or strange voices. (Submitted ...


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    Laramie Plains Civic Center

    Laramie, Wyoming

    62.2 miles from Riverside, WY

    It is said that in the original part of the civic center building, strange events occur. Radios and other electronic equipment operate by themselves, doors slam, and disembodied voices and Native American drums are heard.


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    Knight Hall

    Laramie, Wyoming

    62.5 miles from Riverside, WY

    This building at the University of Wyoming is home to many ghostly phenomena. Among them: On the second floor, wailing sounds and faces in the windows have been reported. In the basement, witnesses have heard drums beating. In the West Wing, the apparition of a Native American girl has been ...


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    Royal Hotel

    Yampa, Colorado

    74 miles from Riverside, WY

    This historic hotel is believed to be haunted by two spirits. The first is the apparition of a young woman who is seen rushing through the hallways of the hotel. Her disembodied footsteps have also been heard in various parts of the hotel. The second is a ghost the hotel ...


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    Oak Tree Inn

    Yampa, Colorado

    74.1 miles from Riverside, WY

    Located just down the street from the haunted Royal Hotel, this inn was built on the site of a former hospital. Guests staying here have reported seeing the apparition of a cowboy, smelling cigarette smoke and hearing two young children playing in the hotel corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Elkhorn Lodge and Guest Ranch

    Estes Park, Colorado

    87.2 miles from Riverside, WY

    At this late-1800s historic lodge, said to be one of the area's most haunted hotels, folks have been witnessing haunts for decades, and many of the ghosts date back to the time when the place was a cattle ranch in the 1870s. Those who want to know more can take ...


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    Inn of Glen Haven

    Glen Haven, Colorado

    87.3 miles from Riverside, WY

    Rumored to be haunted by a number of apparitions, the inn closed after sustaining serious damaged during floods. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stanley Hotel

    Estes Park, Colorado

    87.6 miles from Riverside, WY

    Anyone who is vaguely interested in haunted hotels will have heard of the Stanley Hotel. The Stanley claims it is the inspiration for the haunted horror of  Stephen King's The Shining and with a long oral history of "ghostly adventures" occurring there, the Stanley is well aware of the money ...


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    The Baldpate Inn

    Estes Park, Colorado

    90.5 miles from Riverside, WY

    Built in 1917 by Gordon and Ethel Mace, the place stayed in the family until 1986. Folks say Ethel and Gordon weren't ready to part with it, though. Ethel's ghost sits in a wing-back rocking chair near a fireplace with her feet up, reading the Bible, in an old storage ...


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    Meeker Hotel and Cafe

    Meeker, Colorado

    100.9 miles from Riverside, WY

    The Meeker Hotel and Café is an original establishment, which is over a century old and formerly served as the town military barracks against a local tribe. Four ghosts are reported to haunt the halls of the historic building, including a wandering little girl, a woman in old-fashioned garb, a ...


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    Hotel Boulderado

    Boulder, Colorado

    114.2 miles from Riverside, WY

    This early 1900s hotel building is said to be haunted and Rooms 302 and 304 as the most so. In these rooms witnesses have seen apparitions and have experienced electrical disturbances and disembodied voices. These rooms are said to be the site of a double suicide. A chloroformed himself to ...


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    Peck House Hotel

    Empire, Colorado

    115.8 miles from Riverside, WY

    This former house hotel is now a private residence, so please respect the owners privacy. Hidden deep in the mountains, this hotel was rumoured to be haunted by at least two ghosts. The first was that of a male owner who was thrown from his carriage and died. His ...


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    Central City Opera House

    Central City, Colorado

    118.3 miles from Riverside, WY

    This historic opera house was the first in town, and is haunted by at least three ghosts. These include a former doorman, an actor who drank himself to death and a long dead female patron. Staff claim to occasionally smell alcohol and cigar smoke when no one is around, ...


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    Chateau L'Acadienne

    Central City, Colorado

    118.6 miles from Riverside, WY

    This 1870's bed and breakfast inn was built during the gold rush era, and is rumoured to be haunted. Guests claim to have encountered the apparition of a young woman in an old-fashioned dress, who has been known to move jewellery around rooms at night. Word is though ...


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    Lace House Museum

    Central City, Colorado

    118.8 miles from Riverside, WY

    This historic house was moved from its original location due to the demand of the casino economy, and it is unclear as to whether the ghosts that inhabited the old building moved with it. In any case, workers and visitors used to report ghostly laughter, disembodied footsteps and a ...


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    Gilpin Hotel Casino

    Black Hawk, Colorado

    118.9 miles from Riverside, WY

    At this establishment, witnesses have reported seeing a female apparition on the second floor. Her name is said to be Lucille, and folks in the know say she committed suicide here upon finding out that her boyfriend was killed in a mining mishap.


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    Mount Vernon Country Club

    Golden, Colorado

    130 miles from Riverside, WY

    Stories about the Mount Vernon Country Club say a ghost has been heard walking across the lobby floor when no one is walking in the building. When the employee who heard the ghost asked "Who's there?" he was surprised to see a straw fly from a glass on a shelf ...


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