Haunted Places in Atascadero, California



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    Paso Robles Inn

    Paso Robles, California

    9.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Room 1007 apparently has a ghost that likes to call the front desk and occasionally 911. Numerous people have reported unexplained phone calls coming from that room. Maintenance has not found a likely technical reason for the event. Some attribute the ghostly calls to a former employee ...


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    Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

    San Luis Obispo, California

    14.4 miles from Atascadero, CA

    There have been numerous brutal deaths in the history of this land, including massacres, accidents, and murders. A woman who was decapitated by a Native American tribe is said to be seen looking for her head and her lost baby. The Reed Family was viciously murdered by an axe in ...


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    Adelaida Cemetery

    Paso Robles, California

    16.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    At Adelaida Cemetery, locals say its ghostly inhabitants may swipe your car keys. It is said to be haunted by Charlotte Sitton, a minister's wife who committed suicide at age 19 in December 1890. She visits late Friday nights in a white nightgown to lay flowers on the grave of ...


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    Mission San Miguel Arcángel

    San Miguel, California

    17.7 miles from Atascadero, CA

    According to legend, Mr. Reed bragged about having a hidden stash of gold underneath the mission. It was a fatal mistake, as British pirates killed the Reeds and others who were staying there to get at the gold. Their ghosts are said to linger here.


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    Victorian Pitkin Conrow Estate

    Arroyo Grande, California

    27 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Now strictly a wedding venue, this site was formerly the Crystal Rose Inn and the Rose Victorian Inn. The ghost of a 9-year-old girl named Alice haunts the tower; you may see her or hear her laughter. Alice is said to be a friendly spirit who loves cats, many of ...


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    Far Western Tavern

    Guadalupe, California

    36.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Rumored to no longer be in existence at this site, the old Far West Tavern was said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard the sound of footsteps with a peg-leg, said to be the ghost of a 1930s-era guest named Mr. Franconeti. According to the story, the man lost his ...


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    Santa Maria Inn

    Santa Maria, California

    40 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Once a major stopping over spot for celebrities on their way in and out of California, the Santa Maria Inn's main attraction is its former star power. However, some people claim that rooms 210 and 221 are both haunted by the ghosts of former residents. Haunted activity ...


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    Mission San Antonio De Padua

    Jolon, California

    48.7 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Mission San Antonio De Padua was built in 1771 and is believed to be haunted by many ghosts. One is a monk whose apparition holds a candle and walks in the courtyard; another is a 7-year-old girl with cancer who got permission to be buried under the Mission's arch (her ...


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    La Purisima Mission

    Lompoc, California

    58.4 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Visitors to this mission may catch a glimpse of the spirits of the Chumash Indians and Spanish soldiers who died during the 1820s Chumash uprising. The mission has been featured on TV's Ghost Adventures.


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    Lompoc Furniture Mart

    Lompoc, California

    60 miles from Atascadero, CA

    This building was formerly the town morgue, and the apparition of a woman in period clothing has been seen walking around the upper floor of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Pea Soup Andersens

    Buellton, California

    66.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    One of the former owners, Juliette Andersen, is thought to be here. She is said to move furniture around, play with lights, and shut doors. A family who all died nearby are also said to be here in the afterlife. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Los Coches Adobe

    Soledad, California

    72.8 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Here you may see a ghostly lady in black walking the grounds, and hear the screams of trapped miners coming from the old well.


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    The Green Hotel

    Shafter, California

    78.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The 1913 hotel is haunted by two spirits, believed to be linked with the past of the historic town. The first is a female ghost, perhaps the apparition of Marion Hitchcock, who has been observed parting the upstairs curtains and peering into the street. The second is a man ...


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Hanford, California

    80.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    At Calvary Cemetery, legend has it that an apparition of an elderly lady appears in a white dress, and a certain mausoleum opens itself up every Friday night.


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    Bastille

    Hanford, California

    81.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The Bastille, circa 1897, was a prison until 1964 when the old ceiling caved in. More recently it contained restaurants and night clubs, and, according to rumor, a few haunts. At restaurant kitchens, pots and pans would move on their own, and employees often described a heavy presence or a ...


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    Hanford Civic Auditorium

    Hanford, California

    81.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Built in 1924, this historic hall is said to be haunted by a few ghosts. Apparitions have been witnessed, including one man dressed in a 1940s suit and another who appears on the balcony as if watching a show. He applauds, then vanishes. And if you visit the men's restroom, ...


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    Irwin Street Inn

    Hanford, California

    81.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The former inn, now a restaurant, is said to be visited by at least three ghosts. Witnesses report apparitions in the dining room and on the second floor as well as slamming windows, moving bedsheets and lamps that come on and off.


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    Chualar Road

    Salinas, California

    88.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    At the end of Chualar Road at night, some say a ghostly woman walks along the roadside. She disappears as you drive past her. A report by a motorcyclist said he was thrown off the bike by something unseen, blacked out, and awoke to see a woman with black hair ...


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    Point Sur Lighthouse

    Monterey, California

    88.9 miles from Atascadero, CA

    This lighthouse, which has been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures, is said to be haunted by many victims of shipwrecks that have occurred off the coast over the years.


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    Hillman Healthcare Center

    Tulare, California

    89 miles from Atascadero, CA

    At Hillman Health Clinic, formerly Tulare County General Hospital, the elevator is said to run by itself, and heavy footsteps have been reported on the stairs.


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    Blue Sky Lodge

    Carmel Valley, California

    90.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Guests in the upper suites have said the rooms get very cold at night and they describe a feeling of uneasiness in the master bedrooms.


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    Mission Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California

    90.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Mission Santa Barbara, established in 1786, has a graveyard that is the burial site of over 5,000 pioneers and Native Americans. Various apparitions have been seen roaming here.


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    Hyatt Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California

    93.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    As an employee, I have witnessed many supernatural things. Whether it be footsteps or a gray shadow in the corner of my eye, there has been an occurrence every week or so for me. Around the times of 2:45-4:00 A.M, our security cameras have picked up motion sensor detection in ...


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    Cinema 1-2-3 Site

    Visalia, California

    94.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Three boys were usually seen here, all of which were transparent. One boy was apparently thrown off of the roof and sometimes, people would see a shadow being tossed off of the roof. The site has since been demolished, but the activity could possibly remain there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kearney Mansion

    Fresno, California

    95 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The mansion and the nearby railroad tracks are said to be haunted. The Kearney Witch is said to show up if you cross the tracks at night, wearing all white and begging cars to stop. And at Kearney Park, the laughter of children has been heard at 1:30 a.m.


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    LJ Williams Community Theater

    Visalia, California

    96.1 miles from Atascadero, CA

    This 1930's theatre is usually used for school productions, and is reportedly haunted by actors and theatre patrons who loved the building so much that they refused to leave. Visitors have seen a pair of ghostly children in various parts of the building and a teenage girl who hanged ...


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    Fox Theater

    Visalia, California

    96.5 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The balcony at this historic theatre is supposed to be haunted. Visitors have reported feeling an eerie presence accompanied by a temperature drop, while others have sworn they've seen a figure sitting in the wings after closing hours when the building is empty. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Stage Road

    Salinas, California

    96.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Old Stage Road is the center of a local legend about a woman who was walking along the road and was raped and decapitated by a man who stopped to offer her a ride. Her apparition is said to walk along the road holding her head.


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    Meux Home Museum

    Fresno, California

    99.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Built around 1890, the Victorian Meux Home of Dr. Thomas Meux and his family is rumored to be haunted. Now a museum, the home is the setting for stories locals tell of children's ghostly laughter coming from the upstairs and doorknobs going missing on several of the doors overnight.


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    Del Rey Cemetery - Prairie Cemetery

    Del Rey, California

    100.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Shadowed figures, whispering voices, and a strange glowing headstone are among the mysterious things you may experience here.


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    Carmel Mission

    Carmel, California

    100.8 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The mission was built directly adjacent to an ancient American Indian burial ground. There are several ghosts haunting the mission, including the ghost of a dog that is heard but not seen. The ghost of one of the of the original founder's Father Serra can be seen walking around with ...


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    Tor House and Hawk Tower

    Carmel, California

    101.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Robinson Jeffers, poet and builder of the granite house and tower, is said to linger here. The site was featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures. The Tor House is open for tours by appointment on Fridays and Saturdays, but photos may be taken only once a year, at the ...


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    La Playa Carmel

    Carmel, California

    101.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Alleged to be haunted either by the ghost of a family member who drowned in the bay or by one of the original mistresses. It is not known precisely who the ghost is but many claim to see her and feel her presence.


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    Hotel Del Monte - Herrmann Hall

    Monterey, California

    101.9 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Hotel Del Monte was a luxury resort hotel from 1880 until 1942, when it was leased to the Navy to be used as a school to train electronic technicians during World War II. After the war, the building became the Naval Postgraduate School, the main building of which is called ...


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    Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo

    Monterey, California

    102.4 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, originally built in 1770, has been in operation for more than two centuries, but as legend has it, it wasn't haunted until the 1920s. According to witnesses, the Royal Presidio Chapel is home to some spirits: A priest's apparition has been seen, lighted candles ...


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    Stevenson House

    Monterey, California

    102.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Stevenson House museum was an 1800s boarding house where author Robert Louis Stevenson once stayed (and it's now named for him). It is believed to be haunted by Manuela Giradin, who owned and ran the establishment. In 1879, Manuela's husband died of typhoid fever, and her two grandchildren came down ...


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    Restaurant 1833 - Stoke's Adobe

    Monterey, California

    102.7 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Formerly Stokes Adobe and now Restaurant 1833, the adobe structure built by the Mexicans in the 1830s is said to be haunted. Said to happen in the early morning hours, footsteps walk through the upstairs when no one is there, and a child's cries ring out from the same area. ...


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    Colton Hall

    Monterey, California

    102.8 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Colton Hall, built by Navy Chaplain Walter Colton (later a mayor and a judge), was the first public building constructed under the American flag. It was the site of the 1849 California Constitutional Convention as well as an execution spot: Convicted criminals were hanged from the second-floor porch balcony. Perhaps ...


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    Wolfe Manor

    Clovis, California

    105.7 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The historic Wolfe Manor, later known as Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, was built as a private residence in 1922. In 1935 it became the Hazelwood Sanitarium for treating those with terminal illnesses such as tuberculosis. In 1942 it became Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, treating those with mental illness, and there, reports say, ...


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    Nordhoff Cemetery

    Ojai, California

    107.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Reports say that a ghost dog has been seen here. He may dart past noiselessly, or you may hear his growls.


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    Ojai Valley Inn

    Ojai, California

    108.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Room 5 is allegedly haunted by a ghost who bangs on the closet door, from inside. People claim when they open the closet, after hearing the banging, they are greeted by a foul odor they didn't notice earlier. Some also claim to see a fancy dressed gentleman ghost ...


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    Charman of Ojai - Creek Road

    Ojai, California

    108.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Creek Road is apparently a popular hangout for the spirit set. The most popular spook here may be the Charman. Some say he is the spirit of a firefighter pinned in by a 1948 forest fire, burned and disfigured; he ran into the woods never to be seen again. Others ...


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    Victorian House

    Ventura, California

    113.6 miles from Atascadero, CA

    This nineteenth century private residence may no longer be haunted, but during the late twentieth century, a pair of elderly sisters lived there. They owned a set of two antique dolls, which were propped up against the attic windows to look out into the street. During the night, the ...


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    Ortega Adobe

    Ventura, California

    113.8 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The Ortega Chili Company got its start here; some of those who helped to make the company what it is today may still be here. Voices speaking Spanish are heard, disembodied faces are seen through the window, and random cold sensations come out of nowhere. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mission San Buenaventura

    Ventura, California

    114.1 miles from Atascadero, CA

    At Mission Santa Buena Ventura, folks say you can feel a presence nearing you from the side as you leave the sanctuary through a side door to the garden. The presence seems to embrace you lightly and leave you feeling comforted. Also, some witnesses have heard the sounds of ghostly ...


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    Santa Clara House - Carlo Hahn House

    Ventura, California

    114.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Locals have several names for it: Santa Clara House, Big Green House, Carlo Hahn House or the Candlelight Bar and Restaurant. Whatever you call it, it is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a former resident named Rosa. Rosa was an unhappy woman who was forced into marrying ...


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    Ventura City Hall

    Ventura, California

    114.2 miles from Atascadero, CA

    A woman is said to haunt the third floor of this building. She is believed to have committed suicide by hanging herself in one of the jail cells. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Earle Stanley Gardner Building

    Ventura, California

    114.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    The notorious writer is the namesake of this historic building, as he worked here for many years at a law firm. Coincidentally, he also penned his first novel in the famous detective series on the premises. Nowadays, employees of various companies working in the building have reportedly heard screams ...


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    Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital

    Ventura, California

    114.3 miles from Atascadero, CA

    It is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Doctor Cephas Bard, the doctor who originally opened the hospital and who, when he died at the hospital, was cremated and his ashes placed inside a wall there. Although the building now houses offices, people claim to see the genial ...


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    Bella Maggiore Inn

    Ventura, California

    114.4 miles from Atascadero, CA

    Allegedly by the ghost of a prostitute who hanged herself in the 40's, the presence that haunts this Inn is called Sylvia. If you are looking for a haunted room, #17 is the one to try, reportedly the one in which she did the deed. She manifests as both ...


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