Haunted Places in Rock River, Wyoming



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    Virginian Hotel

    Medicine Bow, Wyoming

    15.8 miles from Rock River, 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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    Old Bosler Post Office

    Bosler, Wyoming

    18.3 miles from Rock River, 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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    Wyoming Territorial Prison Museum

    Laramie, Wyoming

    35.2 miles from Rock River, 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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    Laramie Plains Civic Center

    Laramie, Wyoming

    35.9 miles from Rock River, 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

    36 miles from Rock River, 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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    Slaughterhouse Gulch

    Encampment, Wyoming

    63.9 miles from Rock River, 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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    Wyoming Frontier Prison

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    65.4 miles from Rock River, 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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    Ferris Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    65.4 miles from Rock River, 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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    Francis E. Warren Air Force Base

    Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming

    71.1 miles from Rock River, WY

    This late-1800s Air Force base appears to be popular with the spirit set. Supernatural activity has been reported in the dorms, and ghostly cavalry soldiers have been known to frequent the area. It is reported that the female security team members have been the targets of some spirited pranks perpetrated ...


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    Cheyenne Frontier Days Old Western Museum

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    71.5 miles from Rock River, WY

    Many staff working at this museum have reportedly seen a distinguished gentleman in period clothing examining the displays after closing hours or in the early hours of morning. The other apparition is a figure shrouded in black who roams the hallways of the building throughout the day, only to vanish ...


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    Underground Tunnels of Cheyenne

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    72.8 miles from Rock River, WY

    The tunnels were part of the early days of the railroad. They are closed to access, and it is not recommended to visit without permission and protection from the asbestos reported to have been used there. Witnesses who have made visits with permission say heavy footsteps can be heard down ...


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    Wyoming Supreme Court Building

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    72.9 miles from Rock River, WY

    The building is believed to be haunted by Judge Blume, who has been known to push books off shelves and turn on all the lights after staff members have gone home. Occasionally, people working late hours report smelling cigar smoke when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cheyenne Masonic Temple

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.1 miles from Rock River, WY

    People driving past claim to have seen shadowy apparitions peering out of the windows down into the avenue outside. A strange presence is also felt in the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1712 Pioneer Avenue

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.1 miles from Rock River, WY

    This building was the former quarters of the fire department, which was the first fire department in the entire city. A disgruntled fireman shot a passer-by dead, and ever since, tenants in the building have reportedly seen the apparition of a man in dark pants and a white shirt wandering ...


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    Hotel Frontier

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    Guests and tenants staying in this establishment have heard children running through the hallways and seen shadowy apparitions on various occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St Mark's Episcopal Church

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    The bell tower of the church is reportedly haunted by a stonemason who fell to his death while constructing it. The legend claims that two Swedish immigrants who were skilled stoneworkers were hired to construct a bell tower on the church, and one day, when the tower was about ...


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    City News and Pipe Shop

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    This shop has been in operation for almost fifty years, and many staff and employees of the Boyd Building in which the store is located believe it is haunted. The entity is believed to be the apparition of a doctor who worked in the building, who has been known to ...


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    Knights of Pythias Building

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    This historic building houses a vibrant flea market on the lower floor, but other parts of the building have a darker history. A coffin was located under the floor beneath a hidden trap door, and ever since it was unearthed, there have been many reports of ghostly activity. Staff have ...


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    Madeline's Scents

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This old-fashioned candle store was a former gambling parlour and bar, and is still believed to be haunted by some ghostly patrons. Objects have been known to disappear and reappear in different places, and a female staff member was once shoved by an unseen force. The owners of a previous ...


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    Carnival Antiques

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This old antiques store is haunted by the apparition of a man and woman in period clothing, who have been known to converse with staff members. Smoke has also been smelt, even though the wiring is new and a fire has never been found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Graffito

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This art and pottery store was formerly a brothel and a boarding house. Staff and visitors to the store claim to have heard women's voices coming from an upstairs room, but upon investigating, no one has been found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lavender Boutique

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This boutique store was formerly a trading outlet for wine, cigars and other alcohol, before being converted to a rough pool hall and cigar factory. Today, the store is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a woman in a Victorian dress. Staff, visitors and a tenant living upstairs ...


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    Don Rey's Mexican Restaurant

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This Mexican restaurant was formerly occupied the Cheyenne Club, where country music singers would perform. Several diners at the restaurant have reportedly seen the apparition of a hanging man in the corner of the main dining room. Another spectre who haunts the premises is a tall man in a trench ...


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    Wyoming Home Store

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This historic building now contains an antiques store selling western artifacts and merchandise, but staff here have reportedly had many paranormal experiences over the years. The apparition of a man in a cowboy hat has been seen wandering through the upper floor of the building, and is always very polite ...


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    Tivoli Saloon

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    The Tivoli Saloon was built in 1893 as a saloon and fine restaurant on the lower floor, and a brothel and speakeasy on the upper floor. Employees of The Chamber of Commerce (who formerly worked in the building) reported sighting the apparition of a woman in a long flowing gown ...


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    The Quilted Corner

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This fabric shop was the site of a former boarding house that was destroyed by fire in the 1930's. Staff and former workers have reported seeing the apparition of a man in wingtip shoes lurking in the shadows, but he vanishes when he is approached. Other paranormal activity reported here ...


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    Hynds Building

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This historic building is now a bank, and workers here report strange occurrences such as cold spots, being pushed around by unseen forces and money that levitates or moves around by itself. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ernie November Store

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This record store was a former pawnshop and theatre, and it is believed the resident ghost was a patron who was murdered in the theatre or another former store. The owner has reported that doors open and close by themselves at frequent intervals, and strange lights have been seen in ...


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    Decoroom

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    This lighting store has a resident poltergeist who likes to move lamps and lights around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Atlas Theatre

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    Folks say this historic theater, built in 1887, is haunted by at least two ghosts. They play tricks and their voices show up on tape recordings; also orbs have been reported.


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    Hofman Building

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    The second oldest commercial building in Cheyenne now houses an old-fashioned brewery, but was formerly a bordello and a saloon. Staff and workers from across the road have reported various paranormal occurrences, including disembodied footsteps, doors opening and closing by themselves and lights that sway by themselves when there is ...


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    The Historic Plains Hotel

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    Allegedly haunted by the ghosts of three people who were killed in a double murder-suicide. The ghosts are alleged to be a feckless husband, his unhappy bride and the husband's paramour that he picked up in the bar. Supposedly the bride went looking for her husband, found him ...


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    Desalms Fine Art and Art Gallery

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.4 miles from Rock River, WY

    This historic home has been the sites of two of the cities most infamous murders, and is believed to be haunted. Lights turn on and off by themselves, doors open and close of their own accord, and many people claim to have seen a shadowy figure running through the living ...


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    Cheyenne Depot Museum

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.4 miles from Rock River, WY

    Staff working late hours in the historic depot museum and offices in the adjacent building have reportedly heard ghostly laughter, and loud crashes when there is no one around. Witnesses have reportedly sighted the apparition of a woman in a black dress and the apparition of a member of a ...


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    Shadows Bar and Grill

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    73.4 miles from Rock River, WY

    There are reports of staff members sighting the apparition of a bearded man in the bathrooms after closing hours. Unexplained banging noises are heard by diners, and chairs and tables often move around by themselves. On one occasion, a staff member closing down for the night found a shot glass ...


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    Ship of Death - Platte River

    Fort Laramie, Wyoming

    74.6 miles from Rock River, WY

    This phantom ship has been seen and talked about since the mid-1800s. Those who have seen it say it first materializes as a mysterious fog over a small part of the river. Out of the fog sails an ethereal gray ship from long ago. The ship is said to be ...


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    Pioneer Memorial Museum

    Douglas, Wyoming

    76.4 miles from Rock River, WY

    The free admission is not the only great aspect of this historic museum. Visitors to the museum claim to have seen a ghostly face looking out of the building into the street, and there are various accounts of the employees hearing running footsteps in the building after it has closed ...


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    Princess Theatre

    Douglas, Wyoming

    76.6 miles from Rock River, WY

    When the theatre shuts down for the night, staff report various accounts of paranormal activity. The stage curtains will open and close by themselves, running footsteps are heard and doors open and close by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    White Wolf Saloon

    Douglas, Wyoming

    76.6 miles from Rock River, WY

    This old-fashioned saloon is rumoured to be haunted. Patrons and employees have reported items moving around the main office, as well as a presence in the rear rooms of the establishment. The jukebox has also been known to start up of its own accord, and play old time music ...


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    Higgins Hotel

    Glenrock, Wyoming

    77.6 miles from Rock River, WY

    This 1916 railroad hotel has been a local establishment for almost one hundred years, and remains popular with locals, travellers and even the spirit crowd. Rumoured to have at least three ghostly presences roaming the halls, the hotel has well and truly put the small town on the paranormal ...


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    Ivy House Inn

    Casper, Wyoming

    78.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    This inn appears to no longer be in operation. Its website is defunct and it was listed for sale in 2007, taken off the market in 2008 but there does not appear to be a functioning inn there at this time. When it was an inn, there were ...


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    Casper Elk's Club

    Casper, Wyoming

    78.2 miles from Rock River, WY

    This 1922 building is haunted. Members of the local club that gather here regularly report paranormal activity, such as the apparition of a man in the basement, objects moving around of their own accord, the smell of cigar smoke and the sounds of music emanating from the empty ballroom. ...


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    Wonder Bar

    Casper, Wyoming

    78.5 miles from Rock River, WY

    Witnesses say noises can be heard throughout the building, and lights turn on by themselves in the basement. A cleaning lady, working at the bar with her cat, reported seeing a ghost coming down the stairs. The cat saw it too, and its fur all stood on end.


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    Townsend Hotel - Townsend Justice Center

    Casper, Wyoming

    78.7 miles from Rock River, WY

    The former hotel is now the county courthouse, but folks say the haunts don't mind. Voices are heard on the upper floors, and the smell of brewing coffee, a remnant from the building's hotel days, wafts on the air.


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    Flour Bin Bakery

    Casper, Wyoming

    78.7 miles from Rock River, WY

    This now-bakery and café is located in a historic neighbourhood, which did a roaring trade in bootlegging, prostitution and other illegal activity during the 1920's era. The building itself is no exception, as it was formerly a bordello which was frequented by a fairly rough crowd. A noisy poltergeist ...


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    Fort Laramie National Historic Site

    Fort Laramie, Wyoming

    80.1 miles from Rock River, WY

    Among the phenomena seen and heard at this 1800s fort are the ghost of a cavalry officer nicknamed Old Bedlam who likes to tell visitors "Be quiet!" and a spirit the museum employees call George, who likes to open doors and startle people with the sound of footsteps. Reports say ...


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    Avery House

    Fort Collins, Colorado

    92.3 miles from Rock River, WY

    The beautiful sandstone Avery House, built in 1879 for Franklin and Sara Avery and their three children, is now used as a history museum. The museum is thought to be haunted by Avery family members. Some reports say an unhappy child's spirit haunts the middle bedroom upstairs and other spirits ...


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    Inn of Glen Haven

    Glen Haven, Colorado

    93.1 miles from Rock River, 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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    Holiday Inn Holidome - Plaza Hotel

    Fort Collins, Colorado

    94.6 miles from Rock River, WY

    The former Holiday Inn Holidome, now the Plaza Hotel, is said to be haunted by a little girl who likes to play tricks by hiding things or turning the A/C on full blast. She could be found in a room across the hall from the king suite. Also, a male ...


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    Stanley Hotel

    Estes Park, Colorado

    96.8 miles from Rock River, 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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