Haunted Places in Bonsall, California



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    Rancho Guajome Adobe

    Vista, California

    4.2 miles from Bonsall, CA

    One of the former owners, Ysidora, is said to be here and could possibly be the reason people hear crying the chapel. A male figure has also been seen on the grounds and might possibly have been the skeleton discovered hidden within these walls during a renovation in the 1970's. Submitted ...


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    Live Oak Park

    Fallbrook, California

    5.3 miles from Bonsall, CA

    According to locals, there are some large boulders in Live Oak Park that Native Americans in used long ago to grind acorns to make bread. The indentations worn into the rocks by the process can still be seen. Reports say that the local police department has received dozens of calls ...


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    Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery

    Fallbrook, California

    7.2 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Some witnesses have said that when they touched the trees in Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery, they felt a hot surge of energy.


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    Santa Margarita River Bridge

    Fallbrook, California

    7.8 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Local legend tells of many strange things that have happened nearby, perhaps the first being a small wagon train that was demolished during the California Gold Rush. Then in the 1900s when the Fallbrook Union High School was built nearby, three pairs of teens disappeared from their prom only to ...


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    Plaza Cinema 4 - Moviemax

    Carlsbad, California

    9.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Formerly Plaza Cinema 4 and now Moviemax, theater 3 is said to be haunted. A trashcan once rolled up the aisle for no apparent reason, and employees' names have been whispered by something unseen.


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    Hunter Steakhouse

    Oceanside, California

    10.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Hunter Steakhouse was built on the site of the Buena Vista Cemetery, and rumor has it some spirits remained when their graves were moved. A female spirit is said to haunt the stairs to the bar area, and several others like the storage room above the lower dining area/entrance. On ...


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    Twin Inns Carlsbad Village

    Carlsbad, California

    11.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A little girl wearing out of date clothing is seen here, some even believe it may be a group of children. Unexplained noises are also frequent here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Old Santa Fe Depot

    Carlsbad, California

    11.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Noises come from upstairs and someone is said to be seen moving at the corner of visitors' eyes. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Carlsbad Lagoon

    Carlsbad, California

    11.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This site used to be a cemetery between 1885 and 1906. Full-bodied apparitions are seen along the lagoon and sometimes mysterious voices are heard mumbling. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort

    Carlsbad, California

    11.6 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Guests and staff report feeling watched or as if someone if behind them. A shadow has been seen in the administrative office and an ecto mist is a common site in the courtyard. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Camp Pendleton - Area 41

    Oceanside, California

    12.3 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Area 41, they say, is haunted by a Marine who shot himself in distress when his fiancee left him. You may see him move objects around, or hear him hum the thinking tune from the TV show "Jeopardy."


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    North County Times

    Escondido, California

    14.1 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A little girl and glowing lights have been seen in this building. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Palomar Inn

    Temecula, California

    14.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Dating back to the 1920's, this historic inn formerly served as sleeping quarters for travellers between the major towns such as San Diego and Los Angeles. The hotel features a whole assortment of memorabilia, such as a phoenix totem hanging over the hotel entrance to bring good luck. Alas, this ...


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    Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

    Escondido, California

    15.3 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A woman in white is most commonly seen floating along the trails. Native Americans that once inhabited this area are also said to roam these grounds, sometimes seen hanging in the trees. Mysterious voices heard in this area are also attributed to an asylum that is said to have burned ...


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    Heaven's Gate Suicide House

    Rancho Santa Fe, California

    16.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    In this house, Marshall Applewhite convinced his followers to commit suicide in 1997. Years later, an eerie feeling lurks over here and some followers might be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    KEA Grain Mill

    Murrieta, California

    18.2 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Legend has it that a teenage girl wearing a blue dress haunts the middle window at the top of the tower... A mysterious fire completely destroyed the inside and charred the outside of KEA milling..... (Submitted by Don S.)


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    Old Abandoned School House

    Murrieta, California

    18.3 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Creepy abandoned school house with lots of unusual activity after dark. (Submitted by Marsi)


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    Del Mar Racetrack

    Del Mar, California

    21.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Most people report seeing a ball of light that travels through doors. Other activity here include shadows (which are also caught on camera), disembodied voices, cold spots, and lights flickering. The fifth floor is said to be the most active. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mt. Woodson Castle

    Ramona, California

    24.6 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A woman named Amy Strong finished this building in 1921. Since her death (in 1950), she is thought to still be here, as is a builder who is heard scratching on rocks outside. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cara Way

    San Diego, California

    25 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Cara Knott was a bright and beloved woman murdered by a corrupt police officer named Craig Alan Peyer. Since her death, a memorial has been started parallel to the 15 Freeway with many markers for other tragic deaths. A very high psychic energy is felt here and EVP's and high ...


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    Olive Groves

    Lake Elsinore, California

    25.6 miles from Bonsall, CA

    These olive groves sit at the bottom of the Ortega mountains off of Grand Ave. There have been numerous sightings of a woman running away from someone or something and hiding behind olive trees. The place has been olive groves for many years but also a fire destroyed ...


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    Lake Elsinore Country Club

    Lake Elsinore, California

    26.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This country club is believed to have brunt down, but was abandoned for several years prior to this. Locals who ventured inside reported seeing strange figures following them around and hearing voices that called out to them. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1888 Bath House - Chime's Antiques

    Lake Elsinore, California

    26.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This circa 1888 former bath house now houses a quaint, old-fashioned antique's store which is rumoured to be haunted. Apparitions reported here include a drowning victim in the basement, a spirit who moves a set of china dolls and an entity that is believed to be a man who ...


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    McDonald's

    San Diego, California

    28.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    At this McDonald's, employees say strange things happened after closing time. Tubs of mustard and straws were thrown across the room, and a depiction of Satan was said to have been made in the wood of a bathroom stall door. The door has since been replaced.


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    El Adobe de Capistrano

    San Juan Capistrano, California

    29.1 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This restaurant is set in a building that was once the 1797 home of Miguel Yorba as well as the town's court and jail, built in 1812. The former jail, in which currently stands the restaurant's wine cellar, is said to be haunted by a ghost. The apparition of a ...


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    Mission San Juan Capistrano

    San Juan Capistrano, California

    29.2 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Visitors here may catch a glimpse of any of three ghosts: a Native American girl, a bellringer, and a Spanish soldier who is missing his head.


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    Montanez Abode

    San Juan Capistrano, California

    29.3 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This 1794 abode, built for artisans and soldiers, is reputedly haunted by the original deed holder. Visitors have apparently been chased out of the building by a hovering white light, while others claim to have heard chanting coming from the building late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brockton Villa Restaurant

    San Diego, California

    30.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    It is believed that Dr. Joseph Rhodes, a physician who died in a boating accident, is still here. Objects commonly disappear and reappear in other places throughout the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grande Colonial La Jolla

    San Diego, California

    30.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    The staff will get phone calls coming from unoccupied rooms; on the other end of the phone is pure silence. Even when staff go to check on the rooms, they will still be empty. In the North Annex, footsteps, voices, and banging sounds are commonly heard despite no one else ...


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    Herringbone

    San Diego, California

    30.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Former owner C. Arnholt Smith, aka "Mr. San Diego," is believed to haunt Herringbone. Smith was a businessman and the first owner of the San Diego Padres. He used this property as a car dealership and then a wine business run by his son in the 1970s, but the building ...


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    The Comedy Store - La Jolla

    San Diego, California

    31.1 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A dark and possibly sinister shadow is seen, cold spots are felt, and sometimes, objects move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Windansea Beach

    San Diego, California

    31.8 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Two surfer ghosts are reported here. Bob Simmons, known for redesigning the surfboard to its current form, died while catching some waves. Chris O'Rourke, another surfer, died of cancer and was scattered in the ocean. Both of them are seen or felt surfing, usually giving off a very pleasant feeling. (Submitted ...


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    Horse Thief Canyon

    Corona, California

    31.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Behind the neighborhood is a wooded area with a trail hidden somewhere among it. The trail supposedly leads to a water tower where shadows run around and ghostly footsteps can be heard. Another figure is known as the blonde lady who will pass by in the distance or follow you ...


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    Trabuco Creek Road

    Corona, California

    32.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    An Acjachemen tribe still remains at this location watching over their territory, often trying to protect it from evil. They appear as shadows or figures in peripheral vision. While the orbs that appear in photographs could very well be dust, some contain unusual faces upon closer inspection. It is also ...


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    Presidio Park

    San Diego, California

    36.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    The ghost of a deer named Lucy is reported here. It is also said that this location was used for Satanic rituals and ghosts of hooded figures have been seen near the walls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Best Western - Quality Inn

    Lake Forest, California

    36.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Employees claim to feel "a presence" and cold spots.


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    Robinson Rose House

    San Diego, California

    36.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Robinson Rose House was built in 1853 by Judge James W. Robinson, and the building was later used as a newspaper office, a railroad office, and other such offices. By 1987 nothing was left of the original building, so it was rebuilt using records and photos to look as it ...


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    El Fandango Restaurant

    San Diego, California

    36.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    El Fandango's building is relatively new, but the land on which it sits was the site of the Machado family mansion, which was destroyed by fire in 1858. It is believed that the ghost who was once seen here may have had something to do with the area's past. The ...


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    Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant

    San Diego, California

    37 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Featured on TV's Ghost Adventures, the 1827 building that houses the Cosmopolitan is said to be haunted. It was originally built by Juan Lorenzo Bandini, his young daughter died in the home, and her bed and rocking chair remain in the house. The chair has been known to rock by ...


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    Casa de Estudillo

    San Diego, California

    37 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This historic house is said to be haunted by its namesake family, the Estudillos. The house has been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures.


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    Whaley House

    San Diego, California

    37.1 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Built by Thomas Whaley in 1857, this home once included the town's courthouse, general store, granary, theater and morgue. It is now a National Historic Landmark and museum, and folks say it's haunted by the ghosts of Whaley family members and the spirit of another man who was reportedly hanged ...


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    Pioneer Park

    San Diego, California

    37.4 miles from Bonsall, CA

    4,000 people are buried here, but the headstones have since been removed for the most part. One of them was a woman who would walk around at night. People also report feeling watched when they are here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    PSA Flight 182 Crash Site

    San Diego, California

    38.2 miles from Bonsall, CA

    In 1978, an airplane crashed into this neighborhood killing 144 people. A local highschool and airport hangar were temporary morgues after the accidents and are also said to house a weird feeling inside of them. Some people who live at the site complain about knocking sounds, objects disappearing, and voices ...


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    Mt. Helix Park

    La Mesa, California

    38.7 miles from Bonsall, CA

    A woman in a Victorian dress has been seen and heard crying before she disappears. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Julian Gold Rush Hotel

    Ramona, California

    38.9 miles from Bonsall, CA

    The hotel was previously a restaurant in the 1880’s, until it was refurbished and commenced operations as a hotel in 1897. Evidently, its original owners are reluctant to leave, as Albert, with a pipe in his mouth, has been seen in mirrors. In the upstairs rooms, lace doilies and ...


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    J.J. Live Oak Steakhouse - Rockefellas Bar

    Corona, California

    39.1 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Once J.J. Live Oak Steakhouse and El Cerrito Inn and now Rockefellas Bar, the place is said to be haunted. Local legend tells of a 1988 waitress who was strangled and left in the trunk of a car behind the inn. Her ghost is said to flush toilets near closing ...


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    Star of India

    San Diego, California

    39.4 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Star of India, originally the Euterpe, is a restored historic 1863 sailing ship with more than a few mysteries under its sails. Its fascinating history is detailed at its docking place, the Maritime Museum of San Diego. It is thought to be haunted by many ghosts, including John Campbell, a ...


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    El Cortez

    San Diego, California

    39.5 miles from Bonsall, CA

    This building once was residence to homeless people and drug addicts; it is said that several deaths have occurred here. A ghostly little boy and a woman (believed to be his mother) have both been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    U.S. Grant Hotel

    San Diego, California

    39.8 miles from Bonsall, CA

    An apparition has apparently been seen walking the hallways. Maids also report that items will move of their own volition, often seeming to move in an instant when your back is turned.


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    USS Midway

    San Diego, California

    39.8 miles from Bonsall, CA

    Over 30 ghosts are said to be here. Some of the crew has experienced or seen the spirits said to be on here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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