Most Haunted Places in Arkansas

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    EHP Rating: 88.7

    Keller's Chapel and Cemetery

    Jonesboro, Arkansas
    There have been reports of strange sightings in the chapel and the surrounding cemetery. Ghostly lights that follow visitors around the cemetery at night, the sound's of babies crying, strange apparition's moving around the cemetery and unexplained noises are just some of the phenomena reported at...
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    EHP Rating: 83.8

    Arlington Resort Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas
    Although staff firmly believe and tell guests that there are no ghosts in the building, bottles of wine jump off the shelves without being touched. There have been reports of apparitions in old-fashioned clothes wandering the hallways and the lobby before simply vanishing. The ghost of a young girl...
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    EHP Rating: 83.6

    Hitchhiker of Highway 365

    Woodson, Arkansas
    Why does a female hitchhiker appear here on stormy nights, asking passersby to drive her home? Legend has it that when the driver arrives at the address she gives, she simply disappears. When the driver goes to the door to ask about the missing girl, the resident will tell them it happens...
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    EHP Rating: 81.1

    Arkansas Methodist Medical Center

    Paragould, Arkansas
    The apparition of a blond boy aged around 5 has been seen on the fourth floor. He wears pajamas and is often playing or seeking a kitten. An apparition of a Confederate soldier and another of an elderly female also have been seen in the building. Ghosts have been seen inside as well as on the...
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    EHP Rating: 81.1

    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas
    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks will see the light coming toward them. It will...
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    EHP Rating: 80.9

    Crescent Hotel

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas
    One of the most well-known haunted hotels in America, the Crescent hotel has a history that just requires there to be ghosts and haunts associated with it. And the Crescent has plenty. The site of a former hospital run by a con artist who had previously been convicted of practicing medicine without...
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    EHP Rating: 80.6

    The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    The ghost of a well-dressed man with a homburg hat has been seen on the stairs and in other rooms of the historic home. The ghost of a large woman, dressed in pink, who stands outside guests rooms. The apparition of an old sea captain has been seen in other guest’s rooms, and an African American...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas
    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Shady Grove Cemetery

    Bald Knob, Arkansas
    One report says that crickets and grasshoppers refuse to set foot in the Shady Grove Cemetery, and ghost children will put their handprints on cars if you flash your headlights three...
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    EHP Rating: 79.8

    Mayberry Hotel

    Royal, Arkansas
    This hotel is now abandoned and near total ruin. The ghost of 1800s owner David Mayberry is said to haunt the site. Seeing that he built the hotel for the area's prospectors and miners, gunfights broke out often here, leading to many deaths. David Mayberry himself was shot but not killed, and his...
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    EHP Rating: 79.6

    Pea Ridge National Military Park

    Garfield, Arkansas
    On the battlefield in the middle of the night, witnesses have heard musket fire and seen apparitions of soldiers from the Battle of Pea Ridge. Some guests to the site have reported a feeling of being followed by something...
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    EHP Rating: 79.0

    Woodson Lateral Road Ghost Lights

    Hensley, Arkansas
    Local legend has it that mysterious ghost lights appear at night and follow cars along Woodson Lateral Road. ...
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    EHP Rating: 78.4

    Old Fort Smith Courthouse

    Fort Smith, Arkansas
    The old courthouse that still stands here was the sight of many a death sentence handed out in the late 19th century - the hangings occurred just outside.  It is said that the ghosts of the condemned men still roam this...
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    EHP Rating: 78.3

    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas
    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to death with a shovel by...
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    EHP Rating: 78.2

    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas
    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to the local tales, long ago the woman...
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    EHP Rating: 77.4

    Springfield - Des Arc Bridge

    Faulkner County, Arkansas
    At the Springfield Bridge or Des Arc Bridge, an iron bowstring truss bridge over Cadron Creek, witnesses say they have heard a ghostly baby crying, a girl screaming, and other strange...
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    EHP Rating: 76.3

    Old Malco Theatre

    Hot Springs, Arkansas
    During a performance in the 1880's, a woman from the audience disappeared during a magic show production. Ever since then, there have been reports of the theatre being haunted. The ghost a glowing woman has been seen in the theatre basement, objects move around by themselves, and screams come out...
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    EHP Rating: 75.9

    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas
    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby...
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    EHP Rating: 75.8

    Bono Bridge

    Bono, Arkansas
    The bridge was demolished in 2011, and the map shows its original location. According to local folklore, those who stood on the bridge and looked down at the railroad tracks below when a train was coming had the distinct feeling that the train was about to hit them. Apparitions and strange noises...
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    EHP Rating: 75.8

    Monroe County Courthouse

    Clarendon, Arkansas
    The 1911 courthouse is rumored to be haunted by Ernze Mabel Orr, aka “Mabel.” Mabel and her husband John Orr were a husband and wife comedy- and opera-performing duo and, so the stories tell, John had a bad temper and often would beat Mabel quite badly. Feeling sorry for Mabel, one of their...
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    EHP Rating: 75.5

    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas
    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As legend has it, the girl's ghost comes...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Park Hotel

    Hot Springs, Arkansas
    People often feel things brush past them that they can't see. There are reports of people being touched and poked in the hotel's corridors. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Chester House Inn and Antiques

    Chester, Arkansas
    The 1887 hotel primarily served railroad passengers and workers until the late-twentieth century. Now a delightful bed and breakfast inn with an adjoining antiques store, employees and guests staying at the establishment have reported many strange instances of paranormal activity. The place is...
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    EHP Rating: 74.2

    Wolf Bayou Bridge - Mama Lou's Bridge

    North Little Rock, Arkansas
    The bridge was replaced in 2005, but it was the old one from which local legends arose. Folks say that a woman and her newborn died here when she drove off the bridge. Rumor has it that those who go there at night and shout "Mama Lou, I've got your baby!" will have trouble with their car or perhaps...
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    EHP Rating: 73.7

    Collins Theatre

    Paragould, Arkansas
    A ghostly older couple has been seen sitting in the balcony during rehearsals. They are believed to be the former owners of the...
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    EHP Rating: 73.5

    Hickory Valley Methodist Church

    Cave City, Arkansas
    The church is a small, wooden building located near the cemetery across the road. If you approach the church at night, you can hear people singing hymns, but there is no one around. Sometimes the apparitions of young children can also be seen at the Hickory Valley Methodist...
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    EHP Rating: 73.5

    Arkansas Tech University

    Russellville, Arkansas
    Arkansas Tech University, several locations are rumored to be haunted. One is Caraway Hall, where students describe noises in the attic, footsteps on the stairs and whispers in the hallways. There are two legends to explain the hauntings. One is that it is build on top of a Cherokee burial site,...
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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Witches Hollow - Cave City

    Batesville, Arkansas
    Named because folks said a witch once practiced her magic here, Witches Hollow is said to be haunted by the deceased witch who once murdered her husband. She has been seen walking along the dirt road off Sandtown Road. Some reports say that to get there, one must go past Thunder Hill Lane and...
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    EHP Rating: 73.1

    Old Hardy Hotel

    Hardy, Arkansas
    Reports are unclear as to whether the haunted hotel and antique mall are still in operation--it was up for sale on eBay in October of 2008. Former owners reported hearing disembodied footsteps and closing doors on the second-floor hallway. One room, called the Murder Room, was the site of a...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Johnson-Sanderson Mansion

    Jonesboro, Arkansas
    This home, built in the 1880's, was occupied mainly by the Johnson family, a wealthy retail family and later by the Sandersons, who served Jonesboro as the cities Mayoral family. It has served as mainly residence including Arkansas State student renters, but also as a tea room. Seances and Ouija...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    St. Francis County Museum - Rush-Gates House

    Forrest City, Arkansas
    As of 1997, the 1906 Rush-Gates House houses the St. Francis County Museum. Dr. J.O. Rush was a doctor, local historian, and collector of more than 3,700 Native American artifacts. The museum is said to be haunted, and ghost tours are available through local hotels. In addition, private parties can...
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    EHP Rating: 71.1

    Tilly Willy Bridge

    Fayetteville, Arkansas
    The bridge was demolished in 2010 or 2011; the map shows the location of theh former bridge. It is said that a woman in the 1970s drove off the bridge, killing herself and her children. Her phantom car was seen driving across the bridge, and her apparition has been spotted in a white dress,...
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    EHP Rating: 70.6

    Old Bigelow Gym

    Bigelow, Arkansas
    Down the road from the Bigelow High School, there is an old recreational gym there. If you go into the attic of the old gym, you can here the screams of a young boy who died there a long time ago. There is also the sound of a piano being played, when there is no one around. (Submitted by...
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    EHP Rating: 70.6

    Old State House

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Although the museum denies the existence of a ghost here, rumor has it that it is haunted by the spirit of former Speaker of the House John Wilson. His ghost has been seen here by many, wearing a period frock-coat. Others have reported cold spots or the feeling of a cold hand on their shoulder....
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    EHP Rating: 70.5

    Opossum Walk Cemetery

    Hartman, Arkansas
    Opossum Walk Cemetery is reported to have gates that are hot to the touch, even in winter, and witnesses have heard footsteps walking behind them and seen apparitions out of the corner of their...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Old Redfield Road

    Sheridan, Arkansas
    Old Redfield Road is said to be extremely active with the spirit set. Witnesses have reported apparitions wandering along the road and in the cemetery and electrical items such as flashlights and radios going dead. One visitor reported that as they drove past the cemetery, the hood of their car...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Basin Park Hotel

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas
    A haunted tour is offered here, and the hotel even has its own ghosts, including a young woman with blonde hair and blue eyes and a toddler-aged girl wearing pigtails and a yellow dress. Witnesses have also reported orbs and objects that move by...
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    EHP Rating: 70.0

    Forum Theatre

    Jonesboro, Arkansas
    Originally built in 1926 as the Strand Theatre, it was acquired by the city of Jonesboro in the late 1970s and renamed the Forum Theatre. It is said to be haunted by a mischievous ghost named...
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    EHP Rating: 69.7

    The Allen House

    Monticello, Arkansas
    This Gothic mansion in Monticello was built in 1900 at the turn of the century, and has many recorded instances of hauntings reported. The main ghost, however, is that of a young woman who haunts the upper and lower floors of the mansion. The ghost roams around the house, often standing behind...
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    EHP Rating: 69.6

    Capital Hotel

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    The ghost of a labourer may haunt the building, as well as the apparition of a young woman who fell to her death. She often appears in guests rooms, or moves around luggage. Wails and screaming have also been reported in various parts of the building. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 69.2

    Evergreen Cemetery

    Judsonia, Arkansas
    It is said that those who go to the cemetery at night and stand underneath the large statue of an angel will find that she is looking right at them, and her eyes may light up...
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    EHP Rating: 68.8

    Mount Holly Cemetery

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    The spirits of Confederate soldiers and native American Indians have been reported in the cemetery at night. Tombstones often move around the graveyard by themselves, and the ghostly noise of a flute playing has been heard in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 68.8

    Vino's Brewpub

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Vino's Pizza and Brew Pub is an eatery rumored to be haunted by an unknown entity. Witnesses have heard strange voices and other noises and felt cold spots; chairs that were stacked at night have been unstacked when the employees returned the next...
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    EHP Rating: 68.6

    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas
    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent...
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    EHP Rating: 68.2

    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas
    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been seen walking along the catwalk during some...
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    EHP Rating: 68.0

    Peel Mansion

    Bentonville, Arkansas
    This historic mansion, built by Samuel Peel in 1875, is said to be haunted by Peel himself and by his daughter, Minnie Belle. Minnie Belle is known to play the piano when no one is in the...
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    EHP Rating: 67.7

    Fort Chaffee

    Fort Smith, Arkansas
    This historic site, now an Army National Guard station and training center, is reported to be haunted. The site, which experienced major fires in 2008, has also been used in several films, including A Soldier's Story in 1984, Biloxi Blues in 1988, and The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995. Elvis Presley also...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Cotter Bridge

    Cotter, Arkansas
    Witnesses have experienced a number of spooky things at the bridge: The ghost of a woman being chased by hounds, apparitions of children playing on the tracks below the bridge, disembodied footsteps/footprints, and the sound of a phantom baby...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    DeSoto Rock and Gift Shop

    Hot Springs, Arkansas
    I have worked at the DeSoto for 4 years now and the number of stories I have are too numerous to list here . We have had several paranormal investigations in the last 4 years that have yielded EVP's, images caught on digital cameras as well as IF Security cameras. We have had customers post some...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Lick Skillet Lane

    Waldron, Arkansas
    There have been ghost sightings on this road hitchhiking. Do not stop or you may get hurt. Its not a real person and you will have a feeling that you are being watched. I traveled down that road didn't see anything but I felt a presence. The reason why it is haunted is down there is a hanging tree...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas
    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Cathedral Park Apartments

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Originally built as a cathedal and now an apartment complex, the Cathedral Park Apartments are rumored to be haunted. Witnesses have reported seeing a column of smoke that appeared out of...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas
    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions,...
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    EHP Rating: 65.6

    Collins Theatre

    Paragould, Arkansas
    A ghostly elderly couple has been noticed sitting in the balcony watching rehearsals at this historic 1928 theater. After a while, they simply disappear. It is believed that they are the spirits of the former owners of the...
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    EHP Rating: 65.4

    Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery

    Batesville, Arkansas
    Strange lights and an apparition of an elderly woman in a rocking chair in the upstairs window of the church have been reported. The ghosts of a young woman killed nearby in the early 1900s also has been seen, and the apparition of a small boy has appeared in photographs taken of the cemetery....
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    EHP Rating: 65.1

    Bauxite Historical Association Museum

    Bauxite, Arkansas
    This historic 1927 building, now a museum of artifacts from the town's mining days, is reported to be haunted. Witnesses have heard disembodied footsteps, and one employee reported that one night when she was leaving work, she felt a ghost jump onto her back as if it didn't want her to...
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    EHP Rating: 64.7

    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast

    Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
    Magnolia Hill Bed and Breakfast dates to around 1900 and was home to Confederate Captain Charles Moore Sr. Featured on TV's Extreme Ghost Hunters, witnesses and paranormalists have reported unexplained noises, voices, and other eerie...
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    EHP Rating: 64.7

    The Poet's Loft

    Hot Springs, Arkansas
    A female employee reported being grabbed and held down on a couch by unseen female...
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    EHP Rating: 64.3

    Fredonia Cemetery

    Mountain View, Arkansas
    Witnesses say a ghostly wind blows the flags on the graves, even when there is not a single breeze in the air. Unexplained noises and voices are heard here, and some visitors say they experience a feeling of...
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    EHP Rating: 64.3

    Moore Hill Cemetery

    Dardanelle, Arkansas
    Locals swear that if you hang around the "Hovis" gravestones at night you'll eventually find the ghost of a man who killed his wife. ...
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    EHP Rating: 64.1

    Primrose Lane

    Paragould, Arkansas
    People living in the vicinity of Primrose Lane have reported seeing the ghost of a man and his dog. The man is believed to have shot himself with his rifle, and his dog died as well shortly after. The apparition's of the two have also been seen in the woods nearby, but when approached, they...
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    EHP Rating: 61.5

    Old Arsenal Building

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Reported sightings of ghosts on the staircase and in the basement of this historic building. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 61.3

    Pickthorne Lake

    Jacksonville, Arkansas
    Locals claim the ghost of a man with a lantern haunts the lakeside....
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    EHP Rating: 60.9

    Inn at Carnall Hall

    Fayetteville, Arkansas
    Originially built in 1905 as a women's dorm, the building now houses a 50-room hotel and Ella's French restaurant. Witnesses here have seen the floating apparition of a woman in a gown, without a head or feet, and indentations on the bed as if someone were sitting on it. Other phenomena noted here...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Radar Road Phantom

    Rogers, Arkansas
    Locals have reported seeing a phantom horse and rider on the outskirts of the city of Rogers. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 59.1

    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas
    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been buried in the...
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    EHP Rating: 57.1

    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas
    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough....
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Baker House Bed and Breakfast

    North Little Rock, Arkansas
    Built some time between 1916 and 1917, this historic bed and breakfast is haunted by several ghosts associated with the building's past. Cold spots, doors opening and closing and the sound of ghostly children playing are just some of the phenomena reported here, along with a woman in white who...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Pangburn Hardware

    Pangburn, Arkansas
    You can hear noises and shuffling in the attic. It is a very old building and has been around for over a century. (Submitted by Kate...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Hurt Grocer Building

    Paragould, Arkansas
    Faces are said to appear in the windows of this apparently abandoned building. Sometimes that of a man, other times that of a little...
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    EHP Rating: 47.8

    Station Cafe

    Bentonville, Arkansas
    Once a theatre, this building is now home to a restaurant called "The Station Cafe". Items are moved in the main dining room and kitchen, sometimes violently.  A ghostly figure of a man has been seen roaming the...
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    EHP Rating: 46.9

    King Opera House

    Van Buren, Arkansas
    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a young actor who was killed by an enraged father who objected to the actor's intentions to elope with his daughter. ...
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    EHP Rating: 39.4

    Monette Cemetery

    Monette, Arkansas
    Local legend says that there was once an unmarked glass mausoleum in the cemetery, and it was sealed up with concrete and painted when the body inside began to decay. The man's ghostly screams are said to ring out in the night, and his apparition may walk the grounds carrying a...