Haunted Places in Big Creek, California



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    Sierra Springs Lodge

    Oakhurst, California

    23.8 miles from Big Creek, CA

    The place was a pleasant place to stay, and the price for two nights was oddly $666. We're not very superstitious people so we didn't think much of other people mentioning the history the place has with witches and Native American spirits. The stay was comfortable, but there were some odd ...


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    Wawona Hotel and Restaurant

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California

    32.1 miles from Big Creek, CA

    The 1876 hotel and restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly airman, whose plane crashed on the grounds during the 1920's. Staff have reported seeing his apparition, dressed in a leather jacket, pilot’s cap, goggles, and a white silk scarf. The spirit appears to be mainly confined ...


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    Dunlap Cemetery

    Dunlap, California

    34.7 miles from Big Creek, CA

    A number of spooky occurrences have been reported at this cemetery: Three tall shadow figures that stand near some oak trees, a chanting voice that seems to say "Leave us alone," cold spots near unmarked graves, and footsteps that seem to follow visitors.


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    Wolfe Manor

    Clovis, California

    37.4 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Yosemite National Park

    Big Creek, California

    40.6 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Miwok Indians believed that an evil spirit named Po-ho-no would lure hikers near the edge of cliffs before pushing them off. The fallen hikers themselves are thought to be here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ahwahnee Hotel

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California

    41.5 miles from Big Creek, CA

    People believe the 6th floor is haunted by the ghost of Mary Curry Tressider who died there in 1970. At the time, the sixth floor was converted living quarters where she had resided for many years. People believe to see her ghost roaming throughout the floor to this ...


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    Del Rey Cemetery - Prairie Cemetery

    Del Rey, California

    42.6 miles from Big Creek, CA

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


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    Yosemite View Lodge

    El Portal, California

    43.4 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Numerous guests have reported waking up to see a shadowy apparition in their rooms, who disappear when they attempt to seek help. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Meux Home Museum

    Fresno, California

    43.7 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Kearney Mansion

    Fresno, California

    49.9 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Save Mart

    Chowchilla, California

    55.4 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Employees have felt an eerie presence in store aisles and in the upstairs breakroom. Some claim to have seen an apparition or shadows walking in the store on Saturday nights after closing.


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    Chowchilla Library

    Chowchilla, California

    56.2 miles from Big Creek, CA

    The library is said to be haunted by a ghostly chef who used to work in the building long ago, when it was a bowling alley.


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    Minturn Cemetery

    Chowchilla, California

    58.2 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Witnesses say apparitions chase cars down the dirt road past the cemetery; some have seen a woman screaming, children crying or laughing, and a man picking up trash around the graves. The cemetery is on private property, so please use common sense and courtesy.


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    Fox Theater

    Visalia, California

    60.5 miles from Big Creek, 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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    LJ Williams Community Theater

    Visalia, California

    60.6 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Cinema 1-2-3 Site

    Visalia, California

    62.6 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Hotel Jeffery

    Coulterville, California

    62.8 miles from Big Creek, CA

    If you are looking for a haunted room, then room 22 in the Hotel Jeffery is apparently the room to get. Reportedly haunted by an old miner from the hotel's gold rush days, this man is just one of the many ghosts reportedly spied at the hotel. The hotel ...


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    Irwin Street Inn

    Hanford, California

    64.3 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Hanford Civic Auditorium

    Hanford, California

    64.4 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Bastille

    Hanford, California

    64.5 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Calvary Cemetery

    Hanford, California

    66.1 miles from Big Creek, 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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    The Groveland Hotel

    Groveland, California

    69.5 miles from Big Creek, CA

    The ghost of an former guest that the hotel has dubbed "Lyle" is said to have permanent occupancy of Room 15. "Lyle" has been reported to clear "his" dresser of items he doesn't want on it, especially women's cosmetics. He is also blamed for the lights in the building ...


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    Hillman Healthcare Center

    Tulare, California

    69.9 miles from Big Creek, 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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    Bodie State Historic Park

    Bridgeport, California

    70.7 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This onetime ghost town was turned into a preserved historic park in 1962 and is visited by about 200,000 people a year. The town has been preserved in its state of arrested decay, meaning the buildings are kept to look like a ghost town. It looks much like it did ...


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    Castle Air Museum

    Atwater, California

    74 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Once a part of Castle Air Force Base, Castle Air Museum contains a large collection of aircraft, one of which is said to be haunted. The old B-29's landing lights turn on and off and the propellers turn, reportedly the signs of a ghostly crew member who died when a ...


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    Sequoia Dawn - Old TB Sanitarium

    Springville, California

    77.8 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Formerly an old TB Sanitarium, Sequoia Dawn Apartments are said to be haunted. At the nearby cemetery, a witness says something unseen pulled his hat off his head and disembodied voices were heard. Inside the apartments, folks have reported strange voices, cold spots, and the apparition of a woman in ...


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    The Springville Inn

    Springville, California

    77.9 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Four ghosts are believed to haunt the original structure around which the Springville Inn's modern amenities were built. Employees have cleverly named these ghosts "Little Girl", "Old Man". "Young Man" and "The Woman". It's a complete set! You are less likely to see the Old Man as ...


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    Best Western Plus Frontier Motel

    Lone Pine, California

    78.1 miles from Big Creek, CA

    The bizarre apparition of a vanishing man in a cowboy hat has been seen in several rooms of the hotel in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Toulumne General Hospital

    Sonora, California

    81.6 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Now abandoned, miners from the Gold Rush are reportedly here. They are said throw things around, talk, and sometimes appear to visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sonora Dome Building

    Sonora, California

    82.1 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This 1909 building is believed to be haunted. Visitors have reportedly encountered the apparition of a sobbing woman on the second floor, who vanishes when they try to console her. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Gunn House Hotel

    Sonora, California

    82.1 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This 1850's inn was formerly the county hospital and a boarding house, and is rumoured to be the most haunted place in town to stay. In Room #011, guests staying the night have awoken to find an unseen entity rearranging the furniture in the room, and have also heard ...


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    The Sonora Inn

    Sonora, California

    82.2 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This 1896 hotel is haunted by a ghostly girl who has been since bouncing a ball in various parts of the building. The elevator is also haunted, and has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1859 Historic National Hotel

    Jamestown, California

    82.6 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Guests here may meet a ghost named Flo. Her apparition has been seen in most rooms throughout the hotel, and she has been known to cause lights to flicker, doors to slam, and suitcases to overturn. She has also been heard sobbing during the night. Flo, aka Flora, was a ...


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    The Fallon Hotel

    Columbia, California

    85.3 miles from Big Creek, CA

    There are conflicting reports of who or what is haunting the Fallon. Some claim it is the ghost of a young woman, other that it is the ghost of a young mischievous boy who likes pulling pranks and playing with the guests' children. Some people say that if ...


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    Belshaw House - Cerro Gordo Ghost Town

    Big Creek, California

    92.5 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Built in 1868 and once the home of Mortimer Belshaw, one of California's Bullion Kings, the small house within the Cerro Gordo Ghost Town is believed to be haunted. The area is closed to visitors at this time.


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    Murphy's Motorcycle Company

    Murphys, California

    92.7 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This store used to belong to a boot maker, but now produces and sells motorcycle clothing and memorabilia. Employees have reported feeling the sensation of sudden coldness, and the lights have been known to turn on and off of their own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Murphys Historic Hotel

    Murphys, California

    92.7 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Boasting an entry in the national registry of historic places, this hotel has hosted many famous names throughout its days. Some believe that some guests checked in, but never checked out as there are reports of at least three different ghostly entities haunting the inn. People claim a ...


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    Oddfellow's Hall

    Murphys, California

    92.8 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This 1901 meeting hall is now a hardware store, but is rumoured to be haunted by victims of a past cholera epidemic that struck the township many years ago. Employees have reported seeing apparitions, hearing voices and witnessing objects move around without being touched. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Dorrington Hotel

    Murphys, California

    94.4 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Believed to be haunted by the ghost of Rebecca Dorrington Gardner the original mistress of the hotel. People say that she roams the hallways of the hotel turning lights on and off, opening and closing doors and moving items. People also believe there are other ghosts, including the ghosts ...


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    Hotel Leger

    Mokelumne Hill, California

    110 miles from Big Creek, CA

    Sightings of George Leger who died in 1879 have been reported. He has been seen walking the halls throughout the hotel. People also claim to hear a woman crying and there have been some sightings of a young girl ghost sitting by the fireplace.


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    St. George Hotel

    Volcano, California

    114.1 miles from Big Creek, CA

    This hotel boasts a couple of ghosts: a young girl who appears dressed all in white, and a well-dressed gentleman with a cane. Other strange happenings reported here include lights that fade in and out, beds that become rumpled in a minute, and noises at night.


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    Mission San Miguel Arcángel

    San Miguel, California

    129.2 miles from Big Creek, 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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