Most Haunted Places in Idaho

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    EHP Rating: 84.4

    Fort Hall Bottoms

    Pingree, Idaho
    At this wetlands area popular with fishermen, folks have reported seeing a faceless apparition of a woman in white. Also reported has been the sound of crying...
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    EHP Rating: 84.2

    Enders Hotel and Museum

    Soda Springs, Idaho
    There are conflicting stories about who exactly is haunting the Enders hotel. Some claim it was a man who was shot and killed there, others that it was a man who fell down the stairs, still others that it was a prostitute who was murdered there (this is the least likely since all of the sightings...
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    EHP Rating: 84.0

    Idanha Hotel

    Boise, Idaho
    During the renovations of the hotel, many construction workers and employees quit due to reports of paranormal activity. The ghost a bellman who was gunned down in the hotel moves the elevator up and down by itself. Guests also report seeing him peering around corners in the building. Doors open...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    B.J.'s Bayou Restaurant

    Roberts, Idaho
    The building was once a hotel, but after the Teton Flood of 1976 it was abandoned. The place was renovated to the Cajun eatery in the 1980s. Several haunts have been reported here, including an older gentleman, possibly in uniform, and a young...
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    EHP Rating: 83.0

    Gots Point - Lake Lowell

    Nampa, Idaho
    Urban legend has it that in the 1970s a girl drowned here while waterskiing. Folks have seen her ghost sitting on the shore rocks, looking out upon the water. Those who have tried to approach her say she...
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    EHP Rating: 82.8

    Pete's Tavern

    Nampa, Idaho
    Pete's Tavern, with its back room called the Cave, is famous for its spirits -- the paranormal kind. Recordings inside the Cave have turned up 4 different diesmbodied voices: a grumbly older man, a female with a Southern accent, a whispering female, and a young man. Witnesses say the spirits may...
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    EHP Rating: 82.4

    Stricker Ranch

    Hansen, Idaho
    A former part of the Oregon trail, many people believe that the ghosts of those who died along its passage remain and some haunt the Stricker Ranch. The current owner believes that ghost of Mrs. Stricker still remains and he claims she's helped him out a time or two, most notably waking him in the...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Fort Boise Military Cemetery - Cottonwood Cemetery

    Boise, Idaho
    The many unmarked graves here help to fuel the reasoning for the haunts here. According to reports, most often seen are the spirits of children and a woman, who has also been seen at a nearby...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Colburn Cemetery

    Sandpoint, Idaho
    At this very overgrown cemetery, folks have reported seeing the apparition of an old woman since the 1920s. The cemetery is located off Highway 95 near mile marker...
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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Pierce, Idaho

    Pierce, Idaho
    At this old mining town, folks have seen and heard spooky happenings such as apparitions and footsteps at the Timber Inn, the Cedar Inn, and the Flame Bar. The Clearwater Hotel, no longer there, was said to be especially...
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    EHP Rating: 81.0

    Old Idaho State Penitentiary

    Boise, Idaho
    Witnesses have reported flickering lights and uneasy feelings at this...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Brava's

    Lewiston, Idaho
    Early 2015 I had received a job as a dishwasher at Brava's and Brock's in downtown Lewiston. While working my shifts I'd often hear my name being said or feel cold spots randomly throughout the back of the kitchen. On one occasion I witnessed an apparition of a woman with short hair sitting at the...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Egyptian Theatre

    Boise, Idaho
    When King Tutankhamen’s tomb was discovered in 1922, Egypt became part of popular culture. Fitting right in, the Egyptian Theatre opened in 1927, and the first film shown there was "Don Juan." The ghost said to reside here is believed to be Joe, a projectionist who worked here from the 1920s...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Spirit Lake - Kaniskee

    Spirit Lake, Idaho
    The Coeur d’Alénes Indians are said to have named Lake Kaniskee, which means Lake of the Spirit. There is a ghostly girl here with long black hair and wearing a white dress, who rides over the water here in her phantom canoe. Tales told in these parts say she was an Indian girl who drowned...
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    EHP Rating: 79.0

    River Road Bridge

    Caldwell, Idaho
    Locals tell of a woman who hanged herself here long ago. According to urban legend, if you park your car on the bridge at night and turn off the lights, you will see her shadow on the side of the...
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    EHP Rating: 79.0

    Plaza Bridge

    Emmett, Idaho
    Witnesses have reported many strange happenings here, such as apparitions of women who seem to be searching for crying babies, as judged by the wailing sounds heard simultaneously....
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    EHP Rating: 79.0

    Frazier Hall - Idaho State University

    Pocatello, Idaho
    Frazier Hall, which includes the speech and theater departments, is said to be haunted by a ghost named Alex. Witnesses have seen phantom piano players and ghostly audience members and have heard footsteps in the 4th floor...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    University Inn

    Gooding, Idaho
    People who love ghost tales will love the University Inn in Gooding, Idaho. University Inn is the sole remaining structure of the failed Gooding College, built in 1917. The building was the men's dormitory. The Gooding College suffered financial losses during the Great Depression that resulted in...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Get Inn - Tuberculosis Hospital

    Gooding, Idaho
    The site was once a hospital for patients with tuberculosis, but became a bed-and-breakfast called the Get Inn. The b&b closed in 2012, but reports were made of it being haunted. Witnesses saw apparitions of an old man in a white coat and of a woman with a young girl. They also heard whispers...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Clover Club Hotel

    Nezperce, Idaho
    This hotel is still in operation, and has a restaurant on the ground floor that is also believed to be haunted. In Room #6 of the hotel, people have reported seeing ghostly children playing and laughing who disappear suddenly. The blinds in this room go up and down by themselves, and strange noises...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    Ghost Stallion of Owyhee County

    Owyhee, Idaho
    Locals in these parts will tell of a helpful pack of phantom horses. It is said that they materialize from a rift in the clouds to help when cowboys or farmers find themselvs in...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Murder House - Boise State University

    Boise, Idaho
    The site, now a frat house, was reported to be the setting for a brutal murder in 1987, and some folks believe it is haunted. Blood stains may appear on the walls and the blinds will open and close by...
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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Boot Hill Cemetery - Idaho City Pioneer Cemetery

    Idaho City, Idaho
    There are said to be over 3,000 buried here, including hundreds of unknown or unmarked graves, many no doubt a result of the violence at this 1860s Gold Rush town. Locals say many of their spirits still linger...
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    EHP Rating: 76.7

    Lewiston Civic Theatre

    Lewiston, Idaho
    If you research this on most internet sites you will find a story something along the lines of "two young girls were murdered here and the younger one's ghost is often seen around the premises". This is not accurate. In the 80's, two young women who would have been visiting or passing the theatre...
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    EHP Rating: 75.9

    Farragut State Park - The Brig

    Athol, Idaho
    This camping site occupies a former naval training center and the old military jail building is all that remains from its previous history. People claim that the brig is haunted and numerous reports of full-body apparitions as well as objects moving by themselves in the cells have been reported. ...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Grand Brick Guesthouse

    Grangeville, Idaho
    It is unclear whether this historic inn is still in operation, but guests staying in various rooms have reported showers and faucets that turn on by themselves and quarters which appear out of no where. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Ammon Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    The ghost of a child is said to haunt this place, and may be seen climbing a tree near his or her grave. Reports are inconclusive whether the child is a girl or a boy, but the ghost has been seen waving at passersby from the...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Malad City Cemetery

    Malad City, Idaho
    The spirit of a woman in a red dress may appear here, as well as an older man who has been seen doing maintenance work. Legend has it that he was the graveyard's caretaker for many years, and committed suicide there when he was let...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Old Woman of Potlatch

    Potlatch, Idaho
    According to legend, the ghostly older woman seen walking around the town park is looking for her home. Folks say the woman was reported missing several years ago, and her body was discovered outside town. Now she is destined to walk about, looking for her former...
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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Mesa Falls

    Ashton, Idaho
    According to legends told here, the ghost os a Shoshone Indian girl lingers in the Lower Mesa Falls. She died when trying to rescue someone who was caught in the river. Visitors to the area have seen her spirit, dressed in white, in the falls. Phantom drumbeats have also been...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Jameson Saloon and Inn

    Wallace, Idaho
    There are claims of a spirit named Maggie that is said to give hugs, touches on the shoulder and pats on the back. There has been reports of full body apparitions of Maggie and at least two male figures. One is called Ollie and is said to be a prankster. The owner reported that silverware is moved...
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    EHP Rating: 72.2

    Deseret Industries Thrift Store

    Preston, Idaho
    Workers have experienced unexplained electrical phenomena with the lights, time clock, and intercom, and have heard mysterious bells ringing. Note: This thrift store was used to film a scene in the movie Napoleon...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Donna's Place

    Idaho City, Idaho
    Donna's Place is where to shop for NASCAR and Budweiser memorabilia, but it is also renowned for its ghost. The female apparition appears to staff and customers, and has been known to answer questions by knocking on the walls....
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Cedar Inn

    Pierce, Idaho
    Built in 1927 for the railroad workers here, this haunted hotel is home to some noisy, banging spirits. Many guests ask to change rooms because of all the noise and footsteps that seem to come from nowhere. The ghosts are thought to be deceased railroad workmen coming back for a...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Colburn Creek

    Hayden, Idaho
    A shadowy apparition may pass along the train tracks carrying a lantern. Witnesses say if you come to close to him, he will disappear. He is usually seen during summmer...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Lake Waha

    Lewiston, Idaho
    Locals report seeing a Native American woman walk around the lake's shore. She is said to disappear into the lake, creating a whirlpool as she...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Riverbank Family Restaurant

    Oldtown, Idaho
    With its idyllic setting and classic western meals, not much more could spruce up this traditional diner; apart from a handful of ghost stories. The restaurant is allegedly haunted by a former owner, who loved it so much that when he passed away, he decided to stay behind and look after his...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Shoshone Ice Caves

    Shoshone, Idaho
    At this tourist attraction and natural wonder, visitors and employees alike have experienced strange phenomena: voices and footsteps inside the ice caves. The caves are actually a 1,000-foot lava tube. It is advised to dress warmly when visiting here, even in the summer months. Temperatures are...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Old Mercy Hospital

    Nampa, Idaho
    This building was built in 1918, and shut down in 1999, due to chemical leaks from the basement pipes. Since it was shut down, there have been many sightings of ghosts and what some believe may be demons, or the angry spirits of the patients who just happened to die .in the hospital. The hospital...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Marsing-Homedale Cemetery

    Marsing, Idaho
    Visitors here at night report a feeling of oppressive sadness and have seen "dancing" lights above the headstones. Some have attributed this to the fact that many people under age 18 have been buried...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Bulgarian Monk of Yankee Fork

    Challis, Idaho
    The Bulgarian Monk lived in the area from about the 1870s to 1890s, when reports say he drowned. Some say he was quite a well-known and beloved character, giving lectures and traveling. Tales say that on the day he drowned, he was seen 25 miles away playing with some children. Since then, folks...
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    EHP Rating: 66.7

    Sidewinders Bar & Grill

    Murtaugh, Idaho
    Visit this bar and grill, housed in a 1908 building that for many years was a sort of saloon, and you may see and hear some strange things. The jukebox has been known to max out its volume suddenly, ghostly laughter may ring out, and unexplained shadowy figures may be seen. This is easiest to...
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    EHP Rating: 65.5

    Canyon Hill Cemetery

    Caldwell, Idaho
    According to urban legend, those brave enough to park between the trees facing the cemetery will see the midnight jogger appear to tap on their window. She is said to run around the cemetery at...
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    EHP Rating: 64.3

    The Helgeson

    Orofino, Idaho
    Not much is known but sometimes at night you can here loud bangs coming from the building. There have been reports of a Woman standing outside of the hotel late at night. (Submitted by...
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    EHP Rating: 64.3

    Hooper Springs Park

    Soda Springs, Idaho
    At this quiet effervescent spring site with its pavilion, shade trees, picnic tables and playground, you may see more than just the beauty of nature. A ghostly figure is said to walk along the bridge, and unseen beings play on the playground's...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Night Moves - Satin Dolls

    Boise, Idaho
    Formerly Night Movies, the gentlman's club is now Satin Dolls. Employees and patrons have seen apparitions, some which have appeared in photographs, and felt cold spots. Objecst have been thrown, and chandeliers have been made to swing by an unseen force. The many spirits thought to haunt the place...
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    EHP Rating: 62.5

    Joyce Building

    Genesee, Idaho
    The Joyce building is nothing remotely special and it is called that allegedly because of a woman who moved there in the 1970's. It is from her, and her family alone that rumors of this building being haunted have arisen. She claims to have experienced a variety of haunted events in this property,...
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    Howells Opera House

    Oakley, Idaho
    This historic opera house is reputed to be haunted by two apparitions, who were associated with the building in their past lives. The first is a female apparition, who appears during performances, and has even been known to appear on the stage during rehearsals. The second is a distinguished...
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    EHP Rating: 60.9

    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    Urban legend says those who knock on a certain above-ground tomb, a square monument, will hear its ghostly inhabitant knock back. Another legend told of two gravesites that were once side by side. One bore the name Wear, the second, Wolff. As that seemed to have spawned some werewolf tales, the...
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    Bear River Massacre Site

    Preston, Idaho
    At the site, U.S. Cavalry soldiers brutally killed Shoshone men, women, and children as they were starving to death. It is said that now, in wintertime, the sound of crying babies can be heard and footprints can been seen in the...
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    Owyhee Plaza Hotel

    Boise, Idaho
    Apparitions have been seen both in the guest rooms and in meeting rooms or basement areas. The ghosts have been reported by both staff and...
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    EHP Rating: 60.0

    Owyhee Mountain Dwarves

    Murphy, Idaho
    The cannibalistic dwarves said to live here, called little people by some, are strong and vicious creatures. It is said that they may kidnap children and eat them. Legends say they stand about 2 feet tall and have tails, which they hide by wrapping them around their...
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    EHP Rating: 58.3

    Mullan Pavilion

    Mullan, Idaho
    Witnesses have hear the sounds of playing basketball and running, or people using the locker rooms, when no one is there. Some say the ghostly presence may be that of a child who died in the downstairs...
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    EHP Rating: 55.6

    Kelly Bean Co.

    Rupert, Idaho
    Reports say a black figure haunts the grounds, and the unexplained smell of food cooking has been experienced although there is no means of cooking...
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    EHP Rating: 54.2

    The Bates Motel

    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
    Though this motel plays shamelessly on name recognition (and don't let the fluff fool you, it was named after the movie came out) it may be haunted. Visitors report a variety of activity in rooms 1 and 3, though whether the activity is genuine or a product of influence...well you'll just have to...
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    EHP Rating: 53.9

    Loon Creek Area

    Boise, Idaho
    An 1870 robbery led to the haunting of this place. Manuel Sato was cooking breakfast at his campsite when he was fatally knifed in a sneak attack. The robber recently had also robbed a bank, and when soldiers came to search for the loot, they found Sato's spirit leading a string of ghostly pack...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Ammon Park

    Pocatello, Idaho
    It is said that the swingset here is haunted by a ghostly little girl in a blue dress who likes to swing late at...
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    Power County Hospital

    American Falls, Idaho
    At this hospital and nursing home, nurse buzzers are said to go off by themselves in the rooms of patients who are physically unable to get to the buzzer. A ghostly doctor who smells of cigar smoke has been spotted, and elderly residents who have passed away also visit at times. The apparition of a...
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    Russian John Station - Wood River Camp

    Ketchum, Idaho
    The ghost of an immigrant miner nicknamed Russian John reportedly haunts this area. His apparition has been seen since the...
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    EHP Rating: 50.0

    Lund Store

    Bancroft, Idaho
    There have been many reported ghost sightings at My Old Lund Store. before the restoration TAPS family investigated the store. It is documented haunted. The sound at night of a crying child upstairs. The sound of someone whittling. At one investigation a wheel chair that was left in a bedroom spun...
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    EHP Rating: 46.2

    Fish Woman of Lake Couer D'Alene

    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
    At this lake, rumor has it that a mysterious fishwoman lives near a big pointed rock. Also, a large horned monster may lift boats out of the water from time to time. Unexplained noises also have been heard around the...
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    EHP Rating: 44.4

    Dry Creek Cemetery

    Boise, Idaho
    Urban legend has it that if you go to the cemetery's edge near the canal at night any time past 2:15 a.m., you can hear a ghost horse running along the canal...
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    EHP Rating: 44.0

    Haunted Park

    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    Sometimes me and my friends hang out there. I always feel like I'm being watched while there, and followed. The following story is a secondary one. A friend of mine was there when she heard a scream for help. A kid around 12 or 13's sister fell into a ditch. They helped get her out and when my...
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    EHP Rating: 42.9

    Rio Theatre

    Idaho Falls, Idaho
    Very sketchy and tenuous reports of this location being haunted. No specifics, just "strange things happen there"....
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    EHP Rating: 33.3

    Kit Kat Klub

    Meridian, Idaho
    Employees here say they've seen ghosts that come along with unexplained pounding...