Haunted Places in Coachella, California



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    La Quinta Resort and Club

    La Quinta, California

    7.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    A shaded apparition and ghostly voices and noises have been reported in several of the bungalows at this 1920’s resort. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Joshua Tree Inn

    Joshua Tree, California

    32.6 miles from Coachella, CA

    Some people believe that the ghost of Gram Parsons, father of country rock, inhabits room 8, which is where he died of a drug overdose in the early 70's. He will allegedly move or relocate small items such as earrings and will move the mirror that hangs on the ...


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    Yaqui Well

    Julian, California

    39.3 miles from Coachella, CA

    Three men died in this area shortly after discovering gold. It is said that on some nights, the three are seen holding hands, circling the well in excitement. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Payless ShoeSource

    Banning, California

    47.4 miles from Coachella, CA

    Some say the ghost of a little boy appears in the Payless breakroom. So his story goes, he badly wanted a pair of shoes but his mother said no. Upset, he ran out of the store and was struck by a car and died.


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    Julian Gold Rush Hotel

    Ramona, California

    48.4 miles from Coachella, 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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    Sunnyslope Cemetery

    Beaumont, California

    48.4 miles from Coachella, CA

    At Sunnyslope Cemetery, witnesses have reported cold spots, strange noises, uneasy feelings, and touches from an unseen hand. Perhaps even more intriguing is a ghostly groundskeeper said to disappear into a shed.


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    Vallecito Stage Station County Park

    Julian, California

    49.8 miles from Coachella, CA

    A weakly woman on her way to Sacramento died here mid-trip. A woman is seen in a white dress and it is believed to be this woman. Many other ghosts are said to be on this trail ranging from a phantom stagecoach, the ghost of a horse, and mysterious lights. Submitted ...


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    The Oak Tree

    Yucaipa, California

    49.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    This location has been a popular teen hangout spot for decades. Locals know it as "The Oak Tree." The tree covers some old stone ruins which are now heavily covered in graffiti and refuse. Mostly used for drinking and doing drugs, but several bodies have been discovered ...


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    Captain's Anchorage

    Big Bear Lake, California

    56.3 miles from Coachella, CA

    The ghost of a man named George has been seen here; it is said he was an embezzler who either killed himself or was murdered. Other than George, three other ghosts are said to be here. The activity includes full-bodied apparitions, beer bottles being thrown, lights flickering, footsteps, and other ...


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    Palomar Inn

    Temecula, California

    57.6 miles from Coachella, 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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    Old Abandoned School House

    Murrieta, California

    60.7 miles from Coachella, CA

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


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    KEA Grain Mill

    Murrieta, California

    60.8 miles from Coachella, 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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    Palm Street

    Brawley, California

    61.4 miles from Coachella, CA

    Along this road, a white orb is said to follow people. Some people have reported that it has a demonic face. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Prospect Park

    Redlands, California

    62.4 miles from Coachella, CA

    Prospect Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Redlands CA. The land was given to the city as an 80th birthday present. It was originally owned by 2 of Redlands co-founders in the 1800's. The park owes its name to a small hotel that was built on ...


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    Fieldmoore Estate

    Redlands, California

    62.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    Built in 1906 in the middle of Mira Flores Park by builder Davis Donald for Mr. and Mrs. Kirke Field. Both had moved West due to suffering from 'Consumption' (Tuberculosis). They met at a sanitarium in Colorado and were friends of Doc Holiday. Mrs. Field died shortly after the mansion ...


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    Live Oak Park

    Fallbrook, California

    63.3 miles from Coachella, 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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    452 AMDS Bldg 2300

    March Air Reserve Base, California

    63.8 miles from Coachella, CA

    On several occasions I have personally experienced paranormal activity in our bldg. It used to be a tuberculosis ward for children. I am usually the last one to leave the bldg for the day and must ensure all the clinic doors are locked. One night I was locking up and ...


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    Morey Mansion

    Redlands, California

    64.3 miles from Coachella, CA

    The Morey Mansion was built in 1890 by David and Sarah Morey, and it is said that both of them remain in the house today. Reports say Sarah died a tragic death and her husband committed suicide shortly thereafter, in 1901. The house became a bed-and-breakfast in 1985. Ghost-hunting teams ...


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    Mt. Woodson Castle

    Ramona, California

    64.5 miles from Coachella, 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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    Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery

    Fallbrook, California

    64.5 miles from Coachella, 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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    North County Times

    Escondido, California

    64.9 miles from Coachella, CA

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


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    Barton Mansion

    Redlands, California

    65 miles from Coachella, CA

    The Barton Mansion, built by Dr. Ben Barton in the 1860s, is a location made infamous in a video shot by a group of paranormal investigators in the early 2000s. The video depicted a demon or ghost emerging from a room in the then abandoned building. Whether or not the ...


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    Santa Margarita River Bridge

    Fallbrook, California

    65.7 miles from Coachella, 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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    1888 Bath House - Chime's Antiques

    Lake Elsinore, California

    66.4 miles from Coachella, 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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    Olive Groves

    Lake Elsinore, California

    68 miles from Coachella, 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

    69 miles from Coachella, 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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    Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

    Escondido, California

    69.1 miles from Coachella, 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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    Rancho Guajome Adobe

    Vista, California

    69.5 miles from Coachella, 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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    Bracken Fern Manor

    Lake Arrowhead, California

    69.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    Bugsy Siegel used to stay here back when the building was still relatively new. Along with him were many prostitutes, gamblers, and other people with crime connections. It's said that some of those people still remain and can be found upstairs or in the tunnel connecting it to the Tudor ...


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    Saddleback Inn

    Lake Arrowhead, California

    70.2 miles from Coachella, CA

    An 8 year-old girl named Hanna died here and is said to be found in Room 33. She plays with electrical obejcts (lights, TV, etc.), flush toilets, and move objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    California Theatre

    San Bernardino, California

    70.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    None other than Will Rogers is believed to haunt California Theatre. Why? It's the venue where he made his last performance before he died in a plane crash. Those in the know say Rogers' ghost haunts a practice room that's always cold, and his apparition has been seen through its ...


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    Crest Theatre

    El Centro, California

    70.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    Folks who work at Crest Theatre say they have heard disembodied voices talking to them at night, or music blasting from the sound system when it had already been turned off for the night. Cold spots have been reported as well.


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    Pinnacle Peak Steak House

    Colton, California

    70.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    Just before the entrance of the women's restroom, on the wall is a hand print believed to be of a young girl who would eat there in the early 70"s until her death in 1974.. employees have cleaned,sanded the hand print... once gone it reappears as if by magic. (Submitted by ...


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    Fox Theater

    El Centro, California

    70.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    Rumored to stem from a man who died inside the theater, folks say eerie cold spots can be felt here, usually around Aisle 8.


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    Imperial Valley Arts Council

    El Centro, California

    71.1 miles from Coachella, CA

    Employees working at the art council in this 1920's building have reportedly seen doors slam shut of their own accord and have heard the incessant thrashing of the keys of an invisible typewriter. Submitted by Callum Swift


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    Lake Morena Campground

    Campo, California

    71.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    Rumor has it that in a wooded area near Lake Morena Campground, the ghost of a young woman in a long white dress appears. Some have also heard a woman's voice laughing and singing or footsteps around their tents at night. An orb has shown up in a photograph taken ...


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    Mission Inn

    Riverside, California

    71.9 miles from Coachella, CA

    This hotel is awesome. If you are interested in amazing architecture, stairways that descend to nowhere, towers, flying buttresses, and just a constant feeling of "this place was designed by a madman" the Mission Inn is definitely a place that you must visit. Quite probably one of the most interesting ...


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    Riverside City College

    Riverside, California

    72.1 miles from Coachella, CA

    Doors opening and closing on their own. Ghost of a man in a suit roaming the Quad building. Doors slamming and mysterious voices heard in the Theater. Ghosts in the parking garage and the ghost of a woman in the lower parking lot near the Automotive Building. Multiple Class ...


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    Mount Rubidoux

    Riverside, California

    72.2 miles from Coachella, CA

    Along this area, human-like shadows can be seen roaming the hills. (Submitted by Chris)


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    Horse Thief Canyon

    Corona, California

    72.4 miles from Coachella, 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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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Riverside, California

    72.6 miles from Coachella, CA

    A green, glowing mist is sometimes seen. Ghosts of those who died during the influenza epidemic of the early 20th century will manifest on camera or through EVP. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery

    Colton, California

    72.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    As locals it, many years ago a beautiful lady drowned her six children, and she now haunts the who stretch of the road around Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery. She is known in Hispanic legend as La Llorona, or the Weeping Woman, doomed to roam in search of the children she ...


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    Dogwood Road Ghost Girl

    El Centro, California

    73.7 miles from Coachella, CA

    A ghost girl, believed to be the spirit of a girl who was killed in a nearby car crash, is said to appear walking along the road after midnight. Rumor has it that if you give her a ride, she will eventually disappear from your car seat. And if you ...


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    Heaven's Gate Suicide House

    Rancho Santa Fe, California

    74 miles from Coachella, 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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    Green Acres Cemetery

    Bloomington, California

    74.1 miles from Coachella, CA

    Legend has it that on Halloween every year, blood appears on the table between the three marble chairs in the graveyard's southeast part.


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    Cara Way

    San Diego, California

    74.3 miles from Coachella, 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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    Rialto Historical Society

    Rialto, California

    74.5 miles from Coachella, CA

    Back when the building served as a schoolhouse, the ashes of a little girl was buried there. She has been seen on several occasions on the second floor of the building, looking out of the windows into the street. The ghost a woman in a white dress frequents the stairway, ...


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    Plaza Cinema 4 - Moviemax

    Carlsbad, California

    75.1 miles from Coachella, 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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    Castle Park

    Riverside, California

    75.8 miles from Coachella, CA

    A ghostly lady in a white dress and another apparition on a balcony above the Plaza Café have been reported. Also, Native American apparitions have been seen near the railroad tracks and doors have been known to close by themselves. The apparition of a fire burning in one corner has ...


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    Juvenile Ranch Facility

    Campo, California

    76 miles from Coachella, CA

    This used to be the site of Camp Lockett, an old military base; it is now a home for runaways and meant to give them skills for careers. The smell of smoke accompanies the spirit of a protective old man (said to prevent children from hurting themselves). He is heard ...


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