Haunted Places in Inverness, California



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    Bothin Youth Center

    Fairfax, California

    14.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    This land once held a Native American reservation, then a hospital building for tuberculosis patients. It is now a Girl Scouts camp. Reports say that the ghost of a nurse has been seen pushing a cart in the hallways. Native American apparitions and screams and moans have been witnessed as ...


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    Phoenix Theatre

    Petaluma, California

    14.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Witnesses claim to see apparitions in the balcony, hear strange sounds in the bathroom, and more eerie happenings at this concert venue and teen hangout.


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    Washoe House

    Petaluma, California

    16.1 miles from Inverness, CA

    This 1859 historic roadhouse was the site of 'The Battle of Washoe House', when marching soldiers intent on wreaking havoc in nearby towns stopped for a drink at the tavern, before turning back in the direction they came. This lead to a peaceful resolution of what could have been ...


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    Potter School House

    Bodega, California

    18 miles from Inverness, CA

    Alfred Hitchcock used this location while filming The Birds. Most of the cast seemed paranoid on set and felt like they weren't alone in the building. The school house has been abandoned for quite some time, but apparitions of a woman have appeared in photograph. She's usually dressed in Victorian ...


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    Easkoot House

    Stinson Beach, California

    18.1 miles from Inverness, CA

    This private home is said to be haunted by a former owner who stomps outside at 2 a.m. to search on the beach for a missing golden hook. Also reported is a burglar alarm that rang out for over 10 minutes, although the alarm was completely disconnected. Please respect the ...


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    Easkoot House

    Stinson Beach, California

    18.1 miles from Inverness, CA

    This private home is said to be haunted by a former owner who stomps outside at 2 a.m. to search on the beach for a missing golden hook. Also reported is a burglar alarm that rang out for over 10 minutes, although the alarm was completely disconnected. Please respect the ...


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    Ross Valley Players

    Ross, California

    19 miles from Inverness, CA

    A woman was said to have died here after being kicked in the head by a horse. Those who come here will sometimes see her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Falkirk Cultural Center

    San Rafael, California

    19.7 miles from Inverness, CA

    The ghost of a woman named Ella Nichols Park is seen looking out the windows. A boy with bushy hair has also been reported in the garden. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fireside Motel

    Mill Valley, California

    23.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Once a speakeasy, the Fireside has had a long history of strange activity, leading to a seance. It is believed that all disturbances within the motel are attributed to Miwok Indians that were buried underneath the site and have been disturbed. Unaccountable sounds have been reported since the mid-1950's when ...


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    Lyford House

    Belvedere Tiburon, California

    24.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    John Thomas Reed, who founded the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, had a mistress named Rosie Verrall. Guests have awoken to her or seen her in passing long after her death in 1964. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hotel La Rose

    Santa Rosa, California

    24.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    This 1907 historic hotel was formerly sleeping quarters for railroad passengers staying the night in town, and is supposed to have a few ghost stories associated with its colourful past. The building is allegedly haunted by a pair of ghostly children looking for their parents, as well as a ...


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    Wolf House

    Glen Ellen, California

    24.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    The home of Jack London, famed author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have described feelings of dread and visions of the house in flames, with voices crying out for help.


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    Cinnamon Bear Creekside Inn

    Sonoma, California

    24.6 miles from Inverness, CA

    This century-old inn was built on top of an ancient burial ground, and is rumoured to be haunted. The ghosts are believed to be American Indians, and only show themselves to people of native blood. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Valley of the Moon Saloon

    Sonoma, California

    25.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    This old saloon is now a private residence, and on a lighter note, the current owner says his children have scared away most of the ghostly activity. In it's glory days, the saloon was haunted by a male spirit who opened and closed doors, rearranged furniture, turned lights on ...


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    Inn at Sonoma

    Sonoma, California

    25.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    There is the ghost of a Chinese maintenance man who roams the upstairs hallway still apparently working and trying to help guests. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sonoma Hotel

    Sonoma, California

    25.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    This 1879 hotel has been the site of several odd occurrences over the years, which are usually attributed to a poltergeist at work. Doors are known to open and close of their own accord, and strange noises are heard during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sebastiani Theatre

    Sonoma, California

    25.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    At Sebastiani Theatre, the ghost of a young girl in a yellow 1930s dress has been reflected in the women's restroom mirror. Her laughter has been heard in the dressing room and the lights go on and off by themselves. Theater workers call the ghost Trixie.


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    The Castro House

    Sonoma, California

    25.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    This historic abode belonged to a government official and his family, and is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly maid. Current residents have reported hearing sobbing noises coming from the old servants quarters, which are generally attributed to this spirit. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Mountain Cemetery

    Sonoma, California

    25.7 miles from Inverness, CA

    Curiosity surrounds an isolated grave bearing only the name "Lise." In an abandoned, older section of the graveyard, witnesses have described wraithlike spirits, strange lights, foul odors, cold spots and a strong sense of fear.


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    Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery

    Santa Rosa, California

    25.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    I have captured many class-A EVPs here. Many spirits are said to roam the grounds, including a friendly spirit known as Mr. Lemon. (Submitted by Aaron F.)


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    HI Marin Headlands Hostel / Marin Headlands

    Sausalito, California

    26.2 miles from Inverness, CA

    The land here was originally that of the Miwoks; however, by 1907, the land belonged to the U.S. military seeing as the grounds were a perfect point to thwart a surprise attack. Now a hostel for visitors, some of the spots here are said to be pure evil. One man ...


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    Boccardo John / Sally Stanford’s Valhalla Inn

    Sausalito, California

    26.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Before it became Boccardo John, Sally Stanford's Valhalla Inn was made famous by an appearance in Orson Welles' The Lady from Shanghai. It's said that Sally Stanford is seen outside of her former inn, as well as several other women (dressed out of date). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mays Canyon Road

    Guerneville, California

    27.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    Legend has it that along Mays Canyon Road in 1991, the apparition of a woman appeared in the middle of the road and a man drove right through her. Other exchanges with the woman's apparition have been reported here; she is said to be the ghost of a woman who ...


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    The Golden Gate Bridge

    San Francisco, California

    28.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    This is the number one suicide location in the United States, with an average of 25 deaths per year (more than a thousand since construction). While the ghostly jumpers might still be there, another lessen known entity has been spotted in this vincinity. In 1853, the SS Tennessee sank in ...


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    Angel Island

    Belvedere Tiburon, California

    28.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    Angel Island is referred to as the "Ellis Island" of the west; immigrants wanting to head into the mainland were detained here until they were cleared to go through. Unfortunately, that process was devastating to some. Some people were shamed, humiliated, starved, and the horrific encounters would be documented (being ...


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    Presidio Officers Club

    San Francisco, California

    30.2 miles from Inverness, CA

    Ghost hunters have said they saw, and captured on film, the apparition of an aristocratic woman in a flowing black dress gliding across the dance floor. The ghost was spotted during the daytime.


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    Alcatraz

    San Francisco, California

    30.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    The former maximum-security prison set on an island is now a musuem and tourist attraction. Visitors and tour guides alike have reported unexplained screams, slamming cell doors, banjo music and footsteps. The site has been investigated by both Ghost Hunters and Ghost Labs.


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    Golden Gate Park

    San Francisco, California

    30.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    A ghost cop is said to haunt Golden Gate Park, even giving people speeding tickets. When they go to pay the ticket, the court will say it doesn't exist. Reports say once you are outside the park grounds, the ghost cop disappears.


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    Haskell House

    San Francisco, California

    31 miles from Inverness, CA

    This is the location where senator David Broderick was shot and killed in a duel back in 1857. Broderick is said to have not moved on and is known for pacing back and forth or reported as a shadow. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stow Lake Ghost

    San Francisco, California

    31.1 miles from Inverness, CA

    This story has been around for over a century. In Golden Gate park, a lady was walking her baby in a stroller. As she sat on a bench to rest, she didn't notice that the stroller had rolled into the lake. She asked everyone she saw if they had seen ...


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    The Neptune Society San Francisco Columbarium

    San Francisco, California

    31.1 miles from Inverness, CA

    Once part of the Odd Fellows Cemetery, the Columbarium has been the site of some eerie happenings. A visitor once felt the sensation of a hand on her back, but no one was there. Afterward, a white handprint remained on her blouse.


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    Manrow House Site

    San Francisco, California

    31.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    J.P. Manrow built his dream house where these apartments now stand; his dream soon became a nightmare when he realized his house was haunted. Manrow, his family, and servants were all assaulted by an invisible known for having a very violent temper and throwing chairs at guests and residents. People ...


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    San Francisco Art Institute

    San Francisco, California

    31.6 miles from Inverness, CA

    This was built over the site of a cememtery and people have reported seeing a gray figure in the bathroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mansions Hotel

    San Francisco, California

    31.6 miles from Inverness, CA

    No longer operating as a hotel, this building was said to have been split into two private homes, and neither family has noted any supernatural activity, reports say. The old hotel was said to be home to Claudia, the ghost of the original owner's daughter, and some say the lights ...


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    San Remo Hotel

    San Francisco, California

    31.7 miles from Inverness, CA

    Room 33 and room 42 are apparently the rooms to get if you want a haunted room. The former is believed to be haunted by the former brothel owner who stayed there and the latter is apparently plagued by the ghost of a young girl who is repeatedly seen ...


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    The Mira Theatre Guild

    Vallejo, California

    31.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Dating back to 1918, the historic theatre was formerly a schoolhouse for the children of workers at a nearby naval shipyard. During World War II, the building was converted for its use today, and has been entertaining the residents of the town for over fifty years. Theatre patrons and ...


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    Hop Creek Tavern

    Napa, California

    31.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Last night three of us witnessed a set of silverware wrapped in a napkin lift and propel from a basket in was sitting in about a foot towards us then crash to the ground. It was unbelievable! I wouldn't have believed my own eyes were it not corroborated ...


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    Queen Anne Hotel

    San Francisco, California

    31.9 miles from Inverness, CA

    Alleged to be haunted by Mary Lake, the headmistress of the girls school that originally occupied the location. She is predominately felt in the room that bears her name, room 410. People claim to feel her presence and hear tapping and other noises associated with her haunting.


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    Nob Hill Inn

    San Francisco, California

    32.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    The fancy 1907 Nob Hill Inn is said to be home to at least 22 happy spirits with a sense of humor. Although they are said to be friendly and not harmful, they like to play pranks with electricity, appliances or doors, and hide people's personal objects from time to ...


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    Safeway

    San Francisco, California

    32.3 miles from Inverness, CA

    The ghost of a young boy has been seen in the halls leading to the storage room around closing time, or sitting beside crates with his head down and his arms around his knees. Some say the building was a motel in the mid 1900s but local gang members burned ...


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    Cameron House

    San Francisco, California

    32.4 miles from Inverness, CA

    Lady Cameron's former house contained a basement that was a refuge for Chinese immigrants rescued from prostitution and slavery. But angry townspeople got wind of what she was doing and set fire to her house, killing the immigrants. The restored Cameron House, now a church, has its basement doors marked ...


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    Hotel Rex

    San Francisco, California

    32.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    The housekeepers always said that they saw the apparition of a Chinese man with a clever particularly on the 4th floor. They also reported that many guests also heard the sound of horseshoes in the alley behind the hotel when there was nothing there. The building once housed Chinese ...


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    Vintage Court Hotel

    San Francisco, California

    32.5 miles from Inverness, CA

    I arrived very late at night, around 3am from my flight and had a really scary experience where I fell asleep for about 30 min to be woken up to noises in the bathroom. Now there was no window in the bathroom, so I was a bit puzzled and ...


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    Vallejo Masonic Temple

    Vallejo, California

    32.6 miles from Inverness, CA

    The Vallejo Masonic Temple has been converted to a block of old-fashioned apartments, so please respect the fact that this is a series of private residence's. The fourth floor of the building is supposed to be haunted, as visitors have seen strange lights on this level when the building ...


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    IOOF Building

    Vallejo, California

    32.6 miles from Inverness, CA

    Teams of ghosts hunters have frequented the building an have found "evidence" of its Haunting. Several of the elderly members have said that they met ghosts downtown and believe there are at least 3 ghosts in the building. When a team came into the lodge they found activity on their ...


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    Valleja Naval and Historical Museum

    Vallejo, California

    32.7 miles from Inverness, CA

    Witnesses at Vallejo Museum, formerly Vallejo Canteen, a meeting place in the early 1900s, have experienced hauntings here. Legend has it that in 1922, Rose Borgia suffocated in the attic. Her apparition has been seen in the museum singing with a friend, and with her comes a scent of gardenias, ...


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    Market Street Cinema

    San Francisco, California

    32.8 miles from Inverness, CA

    Market Street Cinema is reported to be haunted by ghosts of homeless folks who stay in the theater at night. Legend has it that a former employee named James used to rent space out to the homeless in the basement overnight. After they all died, including James, their spirits kept ...


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    Napa River Inn

    Napa, California

    34 miles from Inverness, CA

    The building dates back to 1885, and was once a working mill. Captain Albert Hatt, Jr. hung himself in what is now a bakery, back in 1912. His wife, who also died there, has been seen roaming the hallways above. And a story in the local newspaper reports that a ...


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    Napa Cinedome

    Napa, California

    34 miles from Inverness, CA

    Moviegoers may see more than just movies here; the theater is said to be haunted by restless spirits.


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    Madrona Manor

    Healdsburg, California

    34.8 miles from Inverness, CA

    Alleged to be haunted by the ghost of an older lady dressed in black (possibly the original owner) and the ghost of a young girl whose origin is unknown. Guests claim that there belongings are often moved and many report feeling a presence. Some claim that Room 101 ...


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