At California’s Great America, aka Paramount’s Great America, a ghost of a boy who was killed on a ride is said to haunt the area where the ride once stood. Many other spots at this amusement park are also said to be haunted as well. For example, a man’s ghost has been spotted at the Big Arcade & Drop Zone. He shows up on security cameras right next to living security guards, but the living guards can’t seem him. And at the Paramount Theater, the ghost of a man walks across the stage, and witnesses have reported cold spots, unexplained noises, their names being called, taps on the shoulder and unseen fingers on the back of their necks. Rumor has it that at the Roast Beef Shop, a man once froze to death after being trapped in a walk-in freezer. His ghost, wearing a blue shirt, is said to appear nightly from 10 to midnight, screaming inside the freezer. The IMAX Theatre may be haunted too: Folks have heard whispers and seen the lights go on and off without cause.
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- 4701 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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- 37.3979464, -121.97429360000001
- Santa Clara County, California
- Nearest Towns:
- Santa Clara, CA (3.2 mi.)
Sunnyvale, CA (4.0 mi.)
Milpitas, CA (4.3 mi.)
Burbank, CA (5.7 mi.)
San Jose, CA (5.9 mi.)
Mountain View, CA (6.1 mi.)
Cupertino, CA (6.1 mi.)
Buena Vista, CA (6.2 mi.)
Fruitdale, CA (6.4 mi.)
Loyola, CA (7.6 mi.)
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