Haunted Places in Basalt, Idaho



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    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    12.8 miles from Basalt, ID

    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, ...


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    Rio Theatre

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    13.6 miles from Basalt, ID

    Very sketchy and tenuous reports of this location being haunted. No specifics, just "strange things happen there".


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    Ammon Cemetery

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    15.7 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 tree.


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    Haunted Park

    Idaho Falls, Idaho

    16 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 ...


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    Fort Hall Bottoms

    Pingree, Idaho

    26.4 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 babies.


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    B.J.'s Bayou Restaurant

    Roberts, Idaho

    28.1 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 girl.


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    Ammon Park

    Pocatello, Idaho

    32.7 miles from Basalt, ID

    It is said that the swingset here is haunted by a ghostly little girl in a blue dress who likes to swing late at night.


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    Frazier Hall - Idaho State University

    Pocatello, Idaho

    34.2 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 hall.


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    The Standrod Mansion

    Pocatello, Idaho

    34.4 miles from Basalt, ID


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    Lund Store

    Bancroft, Idaho

    48.6 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 ...


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    Power County Hospital

    American Falls, Idaho

    50.5 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 ...


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    Hooper Springs Park

    Soda Springs, Idaho

    52.3 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 swingsets.


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    Enders Hotel and Museum

    Soda Springs, Idaho

    53.6 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 ...


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    Mesa Falls

    Ashton, Idaho

    72.8 miles from Basalt, ID

    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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    Colter's Lodge

    Afton, Wyoming

    74.3 miles from Basalt, ID

    This circa 1939 lodge is rumoured to be haunted by spirits dating back to its glory days. The most common reported apparition is a male former owner, who is thought to have stayed on in the after life to ensure that the hotel and its operations continue to run ...


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    Malad City Cemetery

    Malad City, Idaho

    78.6 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 go.


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    Bear River Massacre Site

    Preston, Idaho

    82 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 snow.


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    Deseret Industries Thrift Store

    Preston, Idaho

    85.5 miles from Basalt, ID

    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 Dynamite.


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    Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

    Clarkston, Utah

    96.7 miles from Basalt, ID

    The building is haunted by a single ghost, who plays the organ on the upper floor of the building when no one is around. The apparition of the old woman has also been seen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Faithful Inn

    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    103.2 miles from Basalt, ID

    Although many claim the Old Faithful Inn is haunted, and it may well be, with the usual assortment of moving object stories, doors opening and closing on their own and other apparitions, it appears that the most well-known of the stories - that of the headless bride - has been ...


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