Haunted Places in Wimberley, Texas



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    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas

    6.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of ...

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    Stage Stop Ranch

    Fischer, Texas

    7.2 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Guests and people driving by have reported seeing a shadowy figure hanging from a tree near the front of the ranch, as well as a wagon that drives past by itself late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas

    13.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with ...

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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas

    17.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the ...

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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas

    20.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other things.

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    Austin Pizza Garden

    Austin, Texas

    21.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    People have reported seeing floating heads watching them in the pizza parlour. Staff and diners alike have also reported seeing weird apparitions roaming the empty lot behind the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas

    22.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of ...

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    St. Edward's University

    Austin, Texas

    26 miles from Wimberley, TX

    There are three popular spots with the haunts at St. Edward's University, according to student lore. One is Doyle Hall where a ghostly nun turns on the showers. Another is Mary Moody Northern Theatre, where the ghost of a young man who hanged himself using the sandbag ropes spooks witnesses. ...

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    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas

    28.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the ...

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    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    28.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being ...

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    Omni Austin Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    28.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Rumor has it that the ghost at this hotel is the spirit of a man, Jack, who committed suicide by jumping off the balcony. Since he was unable to pay his tab, his name still remains in the computer log. Night staff say they can hear Jack in his room ...

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    Texas Governor's Mansion

    Austin, Texas

    28.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The 1853 mansion that was home to several Texas governors is said to be haunted. According to reports, the north bedroom is haunted by former governor Pendleton Murrah's nineteen year old nephew. He shot himself when the girl he loved refused his offer of marriage. The ghost of Sam Houston ...

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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    28.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...

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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    28.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...

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    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas

    29.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. ...

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    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas

    29.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes.

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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas

    30.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball.

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    Texas Lutheran University

    Seguin, Texas

    30.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, ...

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    Comanche Lookout Park

    San Antonio, Texas

    32.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Built by a local man long ago who wanted his home to look like a castle, this property is now owned by the city of San Antonio.  It is said that strange lights are often seen coming out of the tower.

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    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas

    34.7 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their eyes.


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    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas

    35.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This creek was most probably named after the La Llorona myth. La Larona (the Weeping Woman) 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 wailing for her ...

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    Spanish Main Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas

    40 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Numerous sightings of a little boy in period clothing roaming the apartment complex. (Submitted by Callum Swift)

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    Victoria's Black Swan Inn

    San Antonio, Texas

    40 miles from Wimberley, TX

    A variety of ghostly activity has been claimed at this current wedding venue. Full-body apparitions, dolls moving location, eerie music, cold spots, doors opening and closing under their own volition and other haunted happenings.

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    Country Spirit - La Mansion

    Boerne, Texas

    40.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    La Mansion Mexican restaurant, formerly El Chaparral and before that, Country Spirit, is said to be haunted by three ghosts named David, Augustine and Fred. David is the spirit of a teen who, according to local lore, drowned in the upstairs bathroom's claw-foot tub and he still haunts that room. ...

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    Dienger Building - Boerne Public Library

    Boerne, Texas

    40.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Dienger Building or Boerne Public Library was built by Joseph and Ida Dienger in 1887. It was originally a dry-goods grocery store with the family living quarters upstairs. When the city purchased the building in 1991, ghost stories began to be told. Locals saw lights going on and off in ...

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    Ye Kendall Inn

    Boerne, Texas

    40.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    At Ye Kendall Inn, according to local lore, reside the spirits of Erastus and Sarah Reed, who bought the land on which the inn stands in 1859. The Old Reed House, as it was called back then, was a stagecoach stop. Reports say the spots most often visited by the ...

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    North Star Mall

    San Antonio, Texas

    40.7 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Allegedly haunted by "shadows" that brush past you and whisper your name.

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    Fort Sam Houston

    San Antonio, Texas

    41.1 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The Officer's Quarters are said to be haunted. People claim that items move around on their own volition and people claim to see lights when there is no one there.

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    McNay Art Museum

    San Antonio, Texas

    41.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The mistress of the home where the art museum is housed is said to haunt the west wing of the museum. Staff and visitors often claim to hear her humming and some claim to have seen her.

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    Alamo Quarry Theatre

    San Antonio, Texas

    41.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Rumors abound that there was a body buried in the foundation of the theater. In addition, people claim there are cold spots and issues with the lights. Some people who claim to have worked there say they've seen the ghost of a child in the projection room.

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    Caribbean Apartments - Willow Run Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas

    42 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Formerly a motel, these apartments have lingering spirits from their violent early days. Crying women, running children's footsteps, and loud thumps can be heard; lights and toilets will activate on their own; and children who reside here are said to occasionally see and play with children's spirits.

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    Brackenridge Villa Mansion - Fernridge

    Alamo Heights, Texas

    42.7 miles from Wimberley, TX

    If you go to other websites, you'll see this stunning piece of haunting "evidence": There is proof that this place has been lived on for 7.000 years! Wow. And what does that have to do with it being haunted? We aren't sure, but other sites claim to find that ...

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    University of the Incarnate Word

    San Antonio, Texas

    42.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    In the main administration building, which was built in 1922, there is said to be a spirit of a little boy playing with a bouncng ball on the 3rd floor. The 4th floor was once used as a quarantine area for TB, and many spirits are said to linger from ...

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    Trinity University

    San Antonio, Texas

    43.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    At the Chapman Graduate Center, you may feel an intense desire to get out of the building. At the Holt Center, you may experience a similar feeling.

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    Terrell Castle - Lambermont

    San Antonio, Texas

    44.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Haunted by the former owner who committed suicide there. In addition there are apparently ghostly children who play on the stairs.

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    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital

    San Antonio, Texas

    44.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Allegedly haunted by a headless nun.

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    Emily Morgan Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This website strives to be a cut above other haunted websites. If you go to practically any other "ghost site" that all seem to have the same stock entries on 'haunted hotspots' you will find an entry like this under the Emily Morgan Hotel: "Floor nine is a very ...

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    The Alamo

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Nearly 2,000 people died at the Battle of the Alamo. So much death and bloodshed and so much resulting restless spirit activity have led some people to claim that the Alamo is one of the most haunted places in America. Claims of the Alamo being haunted began mere weeks after ...

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    St. Anthony Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    People have claimed to see strange moving shadows, full-body apparitions and other ghostly occurrences at the St. Anthony hotel. Supposedly the tenth floor has the most activity.

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    Crowne Plaza

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The Crowne Plaza is allegedly haunted by ghostly footsteps, strange shadows and feelings of being watched or followed. Note: this hotel has been rebranded to "Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk."

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    Menger Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This hotel is apparently haunted by dozens of ghosts, including (allegedly) Teddy Roosevelt. As one of the oldest hotels in Texas, it is only natural that many people would have stayed and some would have died within its walls, which might lead to the absolute plethora of ghosts.

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    Camberley Gunter Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    45.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Although no body was ever found, a blood-soaked room indicated that something had gone seriously amiss at the Camberley Gunter Hotel. Legend has it that a woman was murdered there in the 1960's and an unsuspecting maid walked in on the murderer as he was escaping out the fire escape ...

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    The Alamodome

    San Antonio, Texas

    46.1 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Legend says that the ghoulish figure of a woman haunts the parking lot. In addition a worker who was killed during the construction of the Alamodome is also said to haunt the halls.

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    Institute of Texas Cultures

    San Antonio, Texas

    46.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    You may experience the phantom smell of pipe smoke, and hear footsteps in the audiovisual room. There is an 1898 hearse that is said to open by itself, and books are sometimes rearranged in the library.

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    Cadillac Bar

    San Antonio, Texas

    46.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Haunted by the former owner and a former employee. The malevolent activity is (of course) attributed to the female employee while the former owner is apparently benign and just prone to appearing in the storage area.

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    Marriott Plaza San Antonio

    San Antonio, Texas

    46.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who lived on the property prior to it being a hotel.

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    The Huebner-Onion House

    Leon Valley, Texas

    46.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Ghosts of former inhabitants are said to haunt the house. People claim to hear noises that indicate someone is climbing the stairs.

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    Alamo Street Theater - San Antone Cafe

    San Antonio, Texas

    46.9 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Allegedly haunted by a ghost in white that some believe is the spirit of a former actor named Margaret. As of 2013 the building is closed and listed for sale.

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    Our Lady of the Lake University

    San Antonio, Texas

    47.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Long dead nuns continue to roam the campus as well as the mischievous ghost that alums have taken to calling Jack. Jack is blamed for every prank and missing item in the dorms (which probably tickles live pranksters to no end).

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    El Camaroncito - The Player's Club

    San Antonio, Texas

    48.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The Devil likes to dance! Who wouldn't really, but there is a widely spread and widely-believed story that the Devil himself actually paid a visit to the El Camaroncito dance hall back in the day. The story goes thus: A handsome man entered the bar and immediately enchanted a ...

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    Mission San José

    San Antonio, Texas

    49.5 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The legend surrounding the mission's rose window starts with one of its builders, a stonemason whose beloved fell ill and passed away. The rose window was made in her memory, and the stonemason made a memorial surrounding it. Some folks say the woman's ghost can be seen looking out her ...

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    Stinson Field Ghost - San Jose Burial Park Cemetery

    San Antonio, Texas

    50.2 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Blue lights may appear over some of the graves here, and they may even be visible from the road as you drive past.

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    Devil's Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas

    50.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    It is said that the darkness inside is so dense that headlights can't penetrate it for more than a few feet. It is also said that someone or something will catch rocks thrown inside; the thrower will not hear the rock land.

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    Santikos Century Plaza 8 - Mayan Palace 14

    San Antonio, Texas

    51.1 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Now the Mayan Palace 14 theatre, rumor claims that at night you can hear banging on the ceiling and the sounds of chains being dragged. What precisely is supposed to be making "chain dragging noises" (Marley's ghost??) is unclear, but rumor claims it's true, therefore who are we to ...

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    Abandoned Asylum

    San Antonio, Texas

    51.2 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Although this place boasts a number of ghostly activities -screaming, moaning, doors opening and closing of their own volition -this property is owned by the county and you are just as likely to encounter a police officer arresting you for trespassing than a ghost. There have been numerous prosecutions for ...

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    Ghost Tracks

    San Antonio, Texas

    51.4 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Legend has it that a school bus full of children was killed by a train at the intersection. They now claim that if you put your car in neutral and stop near the tracks, unseen ghosts will push your car across. (If you decide to attempt this, do ...

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    Chinese Graveyard

    San Antonio, Texas

    54.1 miles from Wimberley, TX

    White mists have been seen at the graveyard.

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    Donkey Lady Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas

    58.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The Donkey Lady is an urban legend that is known throughout San Antonio. Allegedly a woman who was hideously burned and disfigured in a fire haunted the woods. Apparently driven insane by her disfigurement and the loss of two of her children in the same fire she was prone ...

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    Y.O. Ranch Hotel

    Kerrville, Texas

    61.1 miles from Wimberley, TX

    There are ghosts of cowboys who appear in the courtyard near the swimming pool. This is said to occur after 3 a.m. Also, there is a phantom patron who asks staff for permission to use the establishment's restroom.

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    Delaney Hall - Schreiner University

    Kerrville, Texas

    61.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Reportedly haunted by no less than 8 ghosts. Two of them are allegedly students who died at the university.


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    Kerrville Court House

    Kerrville, Texas

    62.3 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The yard in front of the Courthouse is apparently haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed by her boyfriend and also by the boyfriend as he supposedly hanged himself after the murder.

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    Maxdale Cemetery and Bridge

    Killeen, Texas

    70.2 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Pay a visit here and you may encounter a ghost with a limp, who may have been a former cemetery caretaker. Folks say the small iron bridge here is haunted as well. Local legend has it that if you stop on the bridge, turn off your headlights, count to 10, ...

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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas

    74.8 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Built in 1927, the Von Minden Hotel is rumored to be haunted by at least two ghosts, perhaps stemming from two known deaths here. Long ago in Room 23, a railroad worker died of an illness in his sleep, and in Room 37 a WWII veteran jumped after finding that ...

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    Hastings Books - Randalls Food Store

    Killeen, Texas

    78.6 miles from Wimberley, TX

    Employees here have felt a ghostly presence who has been known to knock merchandise off racks or set up pyramids of canned food in the aisles during the night.

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    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas

    78.7 miles from Wimberley, TX

    The 1940s hospital closed around 1988, but apparently all of its patients haven't moved out. Witnesses say they have been punched, slapped, kicked or scratched by something unseen, and shadow figures have been seen in the hallways. A man named T.J. who died of a heroin overdose here is said ...

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    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas

    102.7 miles from Wimberley, TX

    This fort, originally founded in 1721, was the site of many Texas Revolution conflicts including the Battle of Goliad and the Goliad Massacre. Folks have reported seeing ghostly massacred soldiers and hearing their cries of pain.


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