Elk Mountain Lodge

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The 1919 hotel was originally built for miners, and was used as such until the Big Mine closed in 1952. It changed hands and became the Elk Mountain Lodge. It still has the original coal stove and buttresses, and it’s said to be haunted by the spirits of those who passed away in mining disasters.

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129 Gothic Ave
Crested Butte, CO 81224
United States

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38.87188153946335, -106.98770570756096
Gunnison County, Colorado
Nearest Towns:
Crested Butte, CO (0.2 mi.)
Mount Crested Butte, CO (2.7 mi.)
Marble, CO (17.6 mi.)
Gunnison, CO (22.8 mi.)
Snowmass Village, CO (23.7 mi.)
Aspen, CO (23.9 mi.)
Redstone, CO (25.3 mi.)
Woody Creek, CO (28.1 mi.)
Pitkin, CO (31.2 mi.)
Paonia, CO (32.5 mi.)

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  1. Kathleen Paulsen  |  

    Curious-I stayed here one night with my standard poodle who was sensitive to such energies as ghosts! I, and she, had a charming time here with no hint of paranormal experiences. Perhaps the spirits were elsewhere that evening? Love the history, except the disasters that often accompany the dangerous occupation of mining…..

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