Walt Disney’s first park is said to be haunted by the man himself, seen in or near his old apartment near the Main Street fire station. It is also said that the park is haunted by the spirits of park guests who have died on the Anaheim theme park’s premises. Specific areas include:
The Christmas Shop – the expression on the face of an old 19th century photo of a woman appears to change from time to time. Sometimes she frowns, other times she has a straight face.
Disney Gallery – ghostly figure of a tall man seen walking. Some say this is Walt Disney.
Fire Station – footsteps and knocking are heard.
Haunted Mansion – of course its haunted!
It’s a Small World – dolls move, even when not plugged in. Lights turn on and off by themselves.
Matterhorn Mountain – ghost of a girl named Dolly haunts the place of her death.
Pirates of the Caribbean – local legend has it that a mother (illegally) spread the ashes of her dead son here, and that he now sometimes appears on the video security monitors when no one is in the park.
Space Mountain – the ride and the women’s locker rooms are haunted by a ghost named “Mr. One Way” who died there in the 70s. He is seen riding the cars, but never stays through the end of the ride.
The Star Trader – cold breezes appear inexplicably in the 4th floor stock room
Tom Sawyer’s Island – several ghosts seen here, possibly from children who drowned nearby.
Tomorrowland – vague reports of cold spots and feelings of unease.
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- Orange County, California
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- Anaheim, CA (1.7 mi.)
Garden Grove, CA (2.8 mi.)
Fullerton, CA (4.1 mi.)
Stanton, CA (4.1 mi.)
Orange, CA (4.3 mi.)
Placentia, CA (5.2 mi.)
Santa Ana, CA (5.5 mi.)
Buena Park, CA (5.9 mi.)
Midway City, CA (6.0 mi.)
Westminster, CA (6.0 mi.)
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