Haunted Places in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico



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    Laguna Vista Lodge

    Eagle Nest, New Mexico

    11 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The Historic Saloon at Laguna Vista Lodge dates back to 1898, and was frequented by the crew working on the movie Lonesome Dove. On exhibit here are gold nuggets from the old mining days, used in long-ago casino bets. The upstairs portion of the original hotel was once a brothel, ...


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    Kit Carson Home and Museum

    Taos, New Mexico

    14.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    At the Kit Carson Home and Museum, folks say frontiersman Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson himself still lingers in spirit.


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    Urraca Mesa

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    28.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Rumored to be a "gateway to Hell", the place is said to have once had several cat totems distributed around. The cat totems were said to guard the gates and as long as they remained in place, the gateway could not open. According to legend, the cat ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    30.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    There are as many ghost stories as there are rooms at the St. James Hotel. People have reported numerous happenings, from objects being moved, including all the silverware from a table being reportedly moved and piled in the middle after it was set, to haunted apparitions of several different ...


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    Dawson Cemetery

    Raton, New Mexico

    38.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The ghost town of Dawson was once a large coal mining town. In the early 1900's, a decade apart two separate mining disasters struck the town, and killed more than 400 men. The cemetery is filled with crosses that mark the graves of these men, row after row ...


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    Steam Train Hotel

    Antonito, Colorado

    45.1 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This 1911 historic hotel is reputed to be haunted, and features two guest rooms with their own resident ghost. The brick building is also believed to be haunted by a hovering cloud, which has been observed making its way between rooms before disappearing into the inoperable elevator shaft. (Submitted by ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    45.2 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    River’s Inn Bed and Breakfast is haunted by Annie, and possibly others. Witnesses have seen the little girl named Annie, and heard her laughing and playing. Voices of a man and woman also have been heard, and the spirits have answered questions posed by ghost investigators. Annie's fingerprints in flour ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    45.2 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Three ghosts are believed to haunt this historic bed and breakfast. The first is a gentleman in a suit, who has been seen in the rooms of guests and in the front parlour room. Cigar smoke is often smelt when there is no one around. The other two apparitions seen ...


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    Romeo Town Hall

    Romeo, Colorado

    49.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    People have reported feeling uneasy while inside this rural town hall, which was formerly a private residence. Others claim to have had objects thrown at them by a vengeful spirit and have heard unusual noises during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Espanola Police Station

    Española, New Mexico

    53.7 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Policemen at the Espanola Police Station watching the Sally Port on the security cameras were surprised to see the ghostly immage of a human figure walking through a locked, gated and secured area without triggering any alarms. The policemen say they have experienced other strange things at the station, such ...


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    Casa Lemus Parking Lot

    Raton, New Mexico

    59.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Sept 4, 2016 about 2AM. Car alarm went off in parking lot. Looked through hotel room window, nobody in lot. Then saw full body apparition walking from area where car alarm was going off. Head and shoulders in clear plain view as a dark shadow, remainder of body was translucent. ...


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    Shuler Theater

    Raton, New Mexico

    60.1 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Cold spots and noises without confirmed explanations appear to make up the bulk of the haunted happenings here.


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    Watrous Valley Ranch

    Watrous, New Mexico

    61 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The ranch was built for the 'Pony Express' in the mid 1800's. Two of the owners committed suicide, and ever since, there has been a sad presence in the house. Residents alone in the house have awoken to shot gun blasts and other unexplained noises, and an apparition of a ...


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    Nino's Mexican Restaurant

    Alamosa, Colorado

    64.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This atmospheric restaurant is housed inside an old hotel, and is rumoured to be haunted by a variety of ghosts. Staff and diners have reported lights turning on and off of their own accord, the apparition of a cowboy and a ghostly presence that brushes past them in the ...


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    Porter Real Estate Building

    Alamosa, Colorado

    64.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Rumoured to be a former hospital, a long dead patient allegedly still roams the halls after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Montezuma Castle

    Las Vegas, New Mexico

    65.7 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The current Montezuma Castle Hotel is built on top of two separate hotels which previously burnt down. There have been several reports of hauntings here. Opera music is heard when no one is around, and the ghost of the former proprietor walks around the hotel's corridors at night. After the ...


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    Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon

    Chama, New Mexico

    65.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The 1800s Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon is rumored to be very popular with the spirit set. One ghost is believed to be an 1800s woman who was poisoned after being elected a judge, and was found dead here the next morning. Witnesses have heard the sound of a woman ...


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    Tarabino Inn

    Trinidad, Colorado

    65.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This inn was originally built in 1907 by the Italian Tarabino brothers. It is said to be haunted by a ghostly lady wearing a gown; she is seen most often at the bottom of the stairs. Phantom cigar smoke and the sound of footsteps also have been reported.


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    Francisco Fort Museum

    La Veta, Colorado

    67.6 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The Francisco Fort Museum is an 1862 adobe plaza complete with a saloon, a school, a blacksmith shop and many relics from Native Americans, settlers, farmers, ranchers and miners. Some say it has a ghostly floating lady in white in its west wing, a haunted piano that plays music by ...


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    Coronado Building

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This building was originally the old courthouse, but has since been converted to an office facility. The hanging's carried out here were done from the tree in front of the building. Screams, moans and maniacal laughter have been reported by night workers and passer-by's, as well as terrifying apparition's that ...


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    Grant Corner Inn - Andrew Smith Gallery

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    People claim that objects fall of shelves, that footsteps are often heard when no one is around, and doors that slam on their own. Most of the haunting appears to be confined to the second floor.


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    La Posada de Santa Fe

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This hotel is allegedly haunted by the former mistress of the mansion, Julia Staab, who died after sinking into a deep and enduring depression following the death of one of her children. Full body apparitions, items flying off shelves and other ghostly happening are all said to have occurred ...


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    Old St. Vincent's Hospital - Drury Inn

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Babies crying and the sounds of someone running down the halls are claimed to be the major haunting that occurs at this Drury Inn.


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    Palace of the Governors

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Wails and screams have been heard coming out of 1600's government building, but upon investigation, nothing is found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    La Fonda Hotel

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Reportedly haunted by several different apparitions. One who is dubbed "The Judge" and prone to swooping through the hallways. In addition there is an oft-reported sighting of a man who walks through the dining room and jumps into a hole and disappears. The sight of the "hole" is ...


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    La Casa Mas Antigua

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    68.6 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Rumoured to date back to the thirteenth century, this humble abode is supposedly haunted by a pair of sisters dating back to when the building served as a private residence, as well as a soldier looking for his missing head. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Historic Plaza Hotel

    Las Vegas, New Mexico

    70.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Byron T. Mills, the hotel's former owner and town mayor, is the famous friendly ghost here. Although he passed away at the Elks Lodge in 1947, it is believed that his spirit lingers in Room 310 of his hotel. Reports say that behind the desk is kept a photograph of ...


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    Bandelier National Monument

    Los Alamos, New Mexico

    72 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Bandelier National Monument preserves the land and homes of the Ancestral Pueblo People who lived from 1150 to 1600 CE. It was designated as a national monument by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 and was named for Swiss anthropologist Adolph Bandelier. It is rumored to be haunted by ghost lights, ...


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    The Skyline Lodge

    Del Norte, Colorado

    79.2 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The 3-story lodge, built in 1945 in this little gold-mining town, is said to be haunted by Little Eva, a teenaged prostitute who was shot by the wife of a miner. She is allegedely buried here, under an unmarked concrete slab in a nearby field. Please be mindful that theh ...


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    Legal Tender

    Lamy, New Mexico

    80.6 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Reported to be haunted by a handful of ghosts including Ramon or "the man in black" who is alleged to have been shot at the saloon. Another ghost who frequently appears is "the Lady in White" who spends her afterlife gliding amid the tables, however who she is and ...


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    Los Cerrillos

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    88.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This town appears on every single ghost website around. Actual information about exactly how it's haunted is a lot harder to come by. Apparently it's haunted just because everyone says it's haunted. If we manage to pop in our next haunted road trip, maybe we'll be able ...


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    Jemez State Monument

    Jemez Springs, New Mexico

    89 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Jemez State Monument, the ruins of an ancient pueblo and a 17th-century Spanish mission, is said to be haunted by many apparitions: priests, Native Americans and Spanish settlers. Visitors often hear disembodied footsteps as they walk among the ruins, and ghost lights are said to appear late at night.


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    Windsor Hotel

    Del Norte, Colorado

    89.7 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Windsor hotel was once a lively place, established in 1874. Cowboys, settlers, and European settlers passed through the Windsor hotel. A lady named Maude came through the San Luis Valley and arrived in Del Norte Colorado.her means of the stay where rather joyful........ Well at the beginning. Her and ...


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    Madrid, New Mexico

    Madrid, New Mexico

    91 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The entire town is said to be haunted. Cowboys escort a fine lady up mainstreet, the ghost of the famed "Weeping Woman" appears in the canyons, and numerous other apparitions have been spotted here.


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    The Mine Shaft Tavern

    Madrid, New Mexico

    91.1 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The original Mine Shaft Tavern was destroyed by fire on Christmas Day, 1945. The current one has been operating since 1947 and is rumored to be haunted by a spirit who has developed an attachment to employee there. According to the employee, it greeted her with a stroke on the ...


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    Spruce Lodge

    South Fork, Colorado

    98.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The haunted rooms at this lodge are 1, 6, and 7. Some of the strange things that happen here include a little girl ghost who peers out of an upstairs window, doors that open and close on their own, voices, footsteps, lights that go on and off, and a woman's ...


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    Santa Ana Star Casino

    Bernalillo, New Mexico

    107.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    I have worked here on graveyard shift for a little over 3 years and have heard many stories. Last night a co-worker came up to me and was visually shaken. He said he was in an older part of the building were customers can't access and distinctly herd a little ...


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    Rancho de Corrales

    Corrales, New Mexico

    114.4 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    A tragic family affair (literally) is the rumored source of the haunting at this former hacienda. The young son of the Embert family shot and killed a young woman who was rumored to be the father's mistress. Discord and strife settled into the family and some years later, ...


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    Haunted Hill - Menaul Boulevard

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    118.2 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    People claim to hear screaming, footsteps and the sound of something being dragged across the ground into the mountains.


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    The Creede Hotel and Restaurant

    Creede, Colorado

    118.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Built to service the last Colorado silver boom town in the 1800s, the Creede Hotel & Restaurant is believed to be haunted by some of its former boarders: miners or perhaps some of its more famous guests, which include Calamity Jane and Bob Ford, the killer of Jesse James.


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    The Firemen's Inn

    Creede, Colorado

    118.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    This historic bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly man in old-fashioned clothing, who has been seen and heard on the stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Creede Repertory Theatre

    Creede, Colorado

    118.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Staff working late hours at the old theatre claim to have disembodied footsteps on the third floor of the building, while other claim to have encountered an eerie presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Abandoned Insane Asylum

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    119.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Black mists are said to rise from the site and horrible feelings of oppression were claimed to be felt at this abandoned asylum. The asylum was on private property, and the owners got so sick of trespassers that they finally tore it down. Although this site is gone, there ...


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    La Llorona - Albuquerque Arroyos

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    121.2 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    One of the numerous "Weeping Woman" ghosts that haunt the southwest, La Llorona is the hispanic boogey-woman. She appears everywhere and the story is always the same: a woman drowns her child in a river/lake/ocean/pond/drainage ditch/bathtub and then spends all eternity weeping for her lost child and searching ...


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    Park Inn by Radisson

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    121.3 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Ghostly noises, scratching sounds and screaming can all be heard at the Park Inn. It is rumored that in the 70's a wife discovered her husband was having an affair so she followed him to the hotel, killed him and his mistress and then herself in the bathroom. ...


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    Casa Esencia - Salvador Armijo House

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    123.7 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The old Salvador Armijo House is now a hotel named "Casa Esencia". Many who have worked there throughout the years have reported experiencing the sensation of being touched, hearing voices and strange noises and other ghostly activities. This building is almost two centuries old, and is haunted by many ghosts ...


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    High Noon Restaurant and Saloon

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    123.8 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    Housed inside a former private home built between 1750 and 1785, the restaurant and saloon have been around since 1974. Rumor has it that the place once housed a gambling parlor and brothel, a furniture store, and a rental apartment. A ghostly lady in a white dress is said to ...


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    Church Street Cafe

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    123.9 miles from Taos Ski Valley, NM

    The 18-room hacienda from 1709, built by the Ruiz family, was known as Case de Ruiz for about 200 years. Last family member Rufina G. Ruiz died in 1991 at the age of 91, after which the building was purchased and renovations from the Church Street Café began. The new ...


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