Dude Rancher Lodge

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Built in the early 1950’s, this was the first large hotel built in the town since the late nineteenth century. It is also believed to be one of the most haunted. In the downstairs kitchen in the restaurant section of the hotel, the sounds of someone moving around pots and pans and shouting orders has been heard in the early hours of morning, when the restaurant has long since closed for the night. In the hotel section, the most haunted rooms are Room #223, Room #224 and Room #226. In Room #226, there have been sightings of her dressed in a nightgown looking down into the parking lot and in the second floor corridor. Knocks and banging noises on the walls are heard, as well as disembodied footsteps on the stairs and in the corridor. The sounds of unseen children playing in the hallways have also been heard, and a shadowy female apparition haunts the laundry room, occasionally speaking to staff.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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415 N 29th St
Billings, Mt 59101
United States

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45.78474900000001, -108.50960700000002
Yellowstone County, Montana
Nearest Towns:
Billings, MT (0.4 mi.)
Lockwood, MT (5.1 mi.)
Huntley, MT (12.8 mi.)
Shepherd, MT (13.6 mi.)
Laurel, MT (14.9 mi.)
Worden, MT (20.7 mi.)
Ballantine, MT (20.9 mi.)
Park City, MT (22.3 mi.)
Silesia, MT (22.5 mi.)
Pryor, MT (24.6 mi.)

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  1. When we first moved to billings we stayed here and I constantly had the feeling that I was being watched in the room and the halls I remember waking in the middle of the night to thumping

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