Haunted Places in Lakewood, Colorado



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    The Buckhorn Exchange

    Denver, Colorado

    4.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Denver’s oldest restaurant and holder of liquor license #1 in Colorado, the 1893 establishment was originally a trading post that catered to miners, railroad builders and pioneers. The restaurant boasts of President Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 visit as well as its plethora of ghostly patrons. Reports abound of voices, footsteps, and ...


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    Historic Elitch Gardens Theater

    Denver, Colorado

    4.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    It is said that Mary Long Elitch still roams the theater. Through the 1960's, stars performing here have reported seeing Mary Sitting Usually sitting on the top deck. (Submitted by Scott E)


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    Tivoli Brewery Company Building

    Denver, Colorado

    4.9 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The former Tivoli Brewery Company Building, built in the 1870s, is now the student center on the Auraria campus and is rumored to be haunted. One of the most-often-met ghosts is a little girl thought to have died in a house that once stood on the site of one of ...


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    Hotel Teatro

    Denver, Colorado

    5.2 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The hotel was renovated in 1997, after a long and illustrious career as the Denver Tramway Building. When the major renovations began on the building, construction crews began to experience a number of strange occurrences. One group who heard voices coming from an office went to inspect, only to find ...


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    Corridor 44 - Josephina's Restaurant

    Denver, Colorado

    5.3 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The former Josephina's Restaurant, now Corridor 44, was a speakeasy in Prohibition times. Now, a ghost named Amelia, wife of the speakeasy's owner, is said to haunt the building. Witnesses say liquor bottles upend, chairs move, and a restroom mirror breaks. A hitman the owner had hired to take out ...


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    Denver Press Club

    Denver, Colorado

    5.3 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Loud footsteps are heard on the second floor of the building when no one is around. Silverware is rearranged, and an evil presence is felt in the basement. The apparition of a transparent figure in a policeman cloak has been seen by numerous people dining at the club. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Denver Courthouse

    Denver, Colorado

    5.4 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The columned Denver Courthouse was built from 1912 to 1932, replacing the original courthouse from the late 1800s. It is the old building that is of interest. In 1900, reports from a janitor say that the gates of Hell opened up on its second floor one morning at 3 a.m. ...


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    Metlo Building

    Denver, Colorado

    5.4 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Our office has had remotes fly off shelves and the security cameras have captured light reflections and moving lights that can't be explained. Weird noises and smells are not uncommon. Very weird feeling that someone is in the bathroom happens quite often. Cleaning crew that operates laundry by out of the ...


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    Sugar Building

    Denver, Colorado

    5.4 miles from Lakewood, CO

    In 1906 it was the Great Western Sugar Company, but now the historic building houses offices. The second floor is rumored to be a hot spot for ghostly activity. Witnesses have described hovering orbs of light that move through the second-story halls. Some folks suspect that malevolent spirits may reside ...


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    Oxford Hotel

    Denver, Colorado

    5.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The 1891 Oxford Hotel is now Art Deco style, thanks to a 1930s remodel. The old hotel has a few ghosts, according to reports. One apparition of a man in a postal worker uniform from many years ago sat down at the bar and ordered a beer. He was seen ...


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    Denver Union Station

    Denver, Colorado

    5.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The presence of a military officer has been felt on one of the platforms, as if he is still waiting for a train. A shadowy apparition which appeared to be lost was seen by many during the mid-twentieth century, but has not been seen recently. Also not seen recently was ...


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    Denver Public Library

    Denver, Colorado

    5.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Denver Public Library has a ghost in the basement, say some. The ghost has been known to shove people hard as they walk, scaring some security guards so badly that at least one has quit because of it.


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    Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

    Denver, Colorado

    5.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The building was apartments in the 1970s, and during that time, a 17-year-old runaway girl and her friend allegedly were murdered here. Footsteps have been heard, and the apparition of a 1920s-era flapper girl also has been seen here.


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    Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

    Denver, Colorado

    5.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The building was apartments in the 1970s, and during that time, a 17-year-old runaway girl and her friend allegedly were murdered here. Footsteps have been heard, and the apparition of a 1920s-era flapper girl also has been seen here.


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    Grant-Humphreys Mansion

    Denver, Colorado

    5.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The palace is haunted by five entities, with the identity of only one apparition known. This is the spectre of Albert Humphreys, who died in a suspicious shooting accident on the third floor, and still roams the hallways of the house. The four other entities reported in the mansions are ...


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    Peabody-Whitehead Mansion

    Denver, Colorado

    5.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Built in 1889, the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion is reportedly home to around 12 spirits. Witnesses have reported books that fall off shelves, objects that move on their own, a ghostly baby's cry, breaking glassware, the ringing of disconnected service bells and phones, a flickering chandelier that wasn't even hooked up to ...


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    The Brown Palace Hotel

    Denver, Colorado

    5.7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This 100+-year-old hotel has several ghosts in residence. Its living guests have included all sorts of folks from royalty to rock stars. Those who linger in spirit include former employees as well as guests. One ghost is Denver socialite Mrs. Louise Crawford Hill, who lived in Room 904 from 1940 ...


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    Croke-Patterson Mansion - Patterson Inn

    Denver, Colorado

    5.7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The 1890 Croke-Patterson Mansion, now bed-and-breakfast, has had an interesting history. So the stories go, original owner Thomas B. Croke entered the mansion just once, and whatever he saw or felt there was enough to convince him never to come back. He sold it to Thomas M. Patterson, who ...


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    Molly Brown House

    Denver, Colorado

    5.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This 1889 stately home was built for Molly Brown and her husband, who survived the sinking of the R.M.S Titanic. Her ghost has been seen wandering around the house, and her presence is usually accompanied by cold spots. Pipe and cigar smoke is smelt in some rooms of the house, ...


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    Grosvenor Arms Apartments

    Denver, Colorado

    5.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The ghost of a man in a suit has been seen in the mirrors of the apartment lobby, and the presence of a woman has been felt on the eighth floor of the building. The top floor storage units are haunted by a shadow that stalks residents around until they ...


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    Cheeseman Park

    Denver, Colorado

    6.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Local legend has it that the haunts that may be seen at this cemetery are restless because at some points in the park's past, proper care was not taken of the graveyard, and some bodies were simply left lying in a mass grave.


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    Yak and Yeti Restaurant and Brewpub

    Arvada, Colorado

    6.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    In the 1940s when this building was a private home, a woman named Cora Van Voorhis fell to her death from the top of the stairs. Cora’s granddaughter had said she saw Cora’s ghost after the funeral, so it isn't all that unlikely that her spirit still remains here. When ...


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    University of Denver

    Denver, Colorado

    6.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The University of Denver's Mary Reed Hall is reported to have cold and warm spots, doors that open on their own, electrical anomalies, and an apparition, which some say is either building namesake Mary Reed or her daughter Margery. Likewise, Mrs. DuPont's apparition has been seen sitting and reading (in ...


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    Justina L. Ford Home - Black American West Museum

    Denver, Colorado

    6.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This historic home and museum was the residence of Justina Ford, Colorado's first African-American female doctor. Staff members have seen a ghostly female figure, assumed to be Ford herself, who walks through the rooms. Some witnesses have felt a touch on the cheek. A male ghost, thought to be Ford's ...


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    Heritage Square

    Golden, Colorado

    7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Heritage Square is a shopping center and amusement park that has a haunted legend. The resident spirit is a man who long ago was killed after falling in love with a Native-American girl. Her family didn't approve of the match, and he was chasing her in his wagon when he ...


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    Red Rocks Amphitheater

    Golden, Colorado

    7.1 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The famous Red Rocks Amphitheater in the Rocky Mountain Foothills is a popular concert venue that's rumored to be haunted by a couple of ghosts. One is a bearded man holding a bottle, believed to be a miner. He shows for a moment and then disappears. The other is a ...


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    Town Hall Arts Center

    Littleton, Colorado

    7.2 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Town Hall Arts Center from the 1920s used to house city offices and a jail, and now, apparently, it houses some ghosts. Furniture is often moved or rearranged, and witnesses have heard disembodied laughter and unexplained music that goes on long after dark.


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    Hilton Garden Inn

    Glendale, Colorado

    7.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    These aren't alleged, this just happened to me personally on Dec 30, 2015, just 2 weeks ago. I came out to Denver to do some work for a couple of days. The weather was bitterly cold, 4 or 5 degrees in the mornings and maybe 20 in the afternoons. ...


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    Littleton Cemetery

    Littleton, Colorado

    7.7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Littleton Cemetery's eerie story is about alleged cannibal Alfred Packer, who is buried here. But it's not Packer's ghost, it's his goat who haunts the graveyard. Angelica the Goat, alleged to have been Packer's spirit medium, is believed to linger in spirit here among the graves.


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    Buffalo Bill Museum

    Golden, Colorado

    8.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Buffalo Bill’s Grave and Museum on Lookout Mountain is believed to be haunted by Buffalo Bill himself. But that's not all. Legend has it that a woman fell to her death on the premises, and her apparition has been seen here as well. Ghostly evidence: Witnesses say objects fall or ...


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    Richthofen Castle

    Denver, Colorado

    9.5 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The previous owners of the castle have reported hearing disembodied footsteps when no one is around, and having objects moved around the building and reappearing weeks later. There have also been sightings of a glowing apparition in one of the castle's towers. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Mount Vernon Country Club

    Golden, Colorado

    10.7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Stories about the Mount Vernon Country Club say a ghost has been heard walking across the lobby floor when no one is walking in the building. When the employee who heard the ghost asked "Who's there?" he was surprised to see a straw fly from a glass on a shelf ...


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    The Brittany Hill

    Thornton, Colorado

    12.2 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The former Brittany Hill restaurant, now Crystal Rose (a venue for special events), is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say an embracing ghostly couple can be seen in the tower window. Legend has it that the mansion's former owner was unfaithful to his wife, and as a result, she jumped ...


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    Parklane Swimming Pool

    Aurora, Colorado

    13.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    In 2012 of 4th of July I was going to work around 6:00 a.m. Tagging along was my mother and father. Then we were driving down 30th avenue passing by the pool with saw a figure of what seems to be an old lady in a black dress. she ...


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    Hiwan Homestead Museum

    Golden, Colorado

    13.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Hiwan Homestead Museum has a 25-room 1893 log lodge as well as its other buildings. Besides its historic exhibits and structures, the museum also is rumored to have a spirit that resides in its Spinning Room. The apparition, witnesses say, is a grayish-white figure in a long nightgown. The ghost ...


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    Pete and Macs

    Northglenn, Colorado

    14.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Has been a doggie daycare (Pete & Macs, Comfy K9 etc.) security cameras have caught garbage can lids flying off. It will be quiet in the dog boarding room and then all of the dogs will start barking for no reason and barking at a certain direction. Past employees have ...


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    Woodglenn Park

    Thornton, Colorado

    15.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    According to local legend, some high school students played a joke on one of their friends here, locking him in the park restroom. The restroom caught fire, and the teen died. Screams are said to come at night from the place where the restroom is; however, the building is no ...


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    Brook Forest Inn

    Evergreen, Colorado

    18.2 miles from Lakewood, CO

    At this inn originally built in the early 1900s, many ghosts are said to walk. The top floor is home to two: Jessica, a chambermaid who was murdered by her stable-hand lover, and the stable hand himself, who committed suicide after committing the dastardly deed. On the second floor lives ...


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    Old Louisville Inn

    Louisville, Colorado

    19 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Employees working late hours in this historic restaurant have reported hearing coughing and ghostly voices, as well as feeling an unseen presence in the attic. Other reports indicate that a disembodied hand has been seen operating the cash register. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Empire Restaurant - Pasquinis

    Louisville, Colorado

    19.1 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Formerly Pasquini's, a pizzeria, the Empire Restaurant now occupies the building. The building is rumored to be haunted by a young woman who was shot to death while trying to break up a fight here during the turn of the century, when it was a gambling hall. Witnesses say they ...


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    Herzog House

    Parker, Colorado

    21.4 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This historic house was built in 1911, and is rumoured to be haunted by a man named Lewis who died during the 1900's. Tenants have reported feeling cold spots and hearing strange banging noises with no apparent origin. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Riverdale Road

    Brighton, Colorado

    22.7 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The 11-mile stretch of winding Riverdale Road between Thornton and Brighton is, according to the local tales, haunted by almost every form of supernatural being imaginable: a ghostly white lady, a phantom jogger, demons, talking animals, Native-American burial ground curses, devil worshippers, witch hangings and even the Gates of Hell. ...


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    Gilpin Hotel Casino

    Black Hawk, Colorado

    22.9 miles from Lakewood, CO

    At this establishment, witnesses have reported seeing a female apparition on the second floor. Her name is said to be Lucille, and folks in the know say she committed suicide here upon finding out that her boyfriend was killed in a mining mishap.


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    Lace House Museum

    Central City, Colorado

    23.2 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This historic house was moved from its original location due to the demand of the casino economy, and it is unclear as to whether the ghosts that inhabited the old building moved with it. In any case, workers and visitors used to report ghostly laughter, disembodied footsteps and a ...


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    University of Colorado - Macky Auditorium

    Boulder, Colorado

    23.4 miles from Lakewood, CO

    According to campus legend, Macky Auditorium has two ghosts. One is a young woman who was raped and murdered by a janitor in the 1960s when he found her practicing her opera singing. Although there sadly has been no phantom opera singing, a ghostly organ plays by itself late at ...


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    The College Inn

    Boulder, Colorado

    23.6 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Sadly, this building was recently (2013) demolished due to asbestos issues. At the former inn, the south side of the third floor used to be a hot spot for supernatural activity. Witnesses have seen smoky forms, bloodlike stains that appear on the walls, and elevator doors that open and close ...


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    Chateau L'Acadienne

    Central City, Colorado

    23.8 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This 1870's bed and breakfast inn was built during the gold rush era, and is rumoured to be haunted. Guests claim to have encountered the apparition of a young woman in an old-fashioned dress, who has been known to move jewellery around rooms at night. Word is though ...


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    Central City Opera House

    Central City, Colorado

    23.9 miles from Lakewood, CO

    This historic opera house was the first in town, and is haunted by at least three ghosts. These include a former doorman, an actor who drank himself to death and a long dead female patron. Staff claim to occasionally smell alcohol and cigar smoke when no one is around, ...


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    Denver International Airport

    Denver, Colorado

    24 miles from Lakewood, CO

    Some folks say the technical problems experienced by the Denver International Airport--and the strange things that happen to its employees and travelers--occurred because the airport was built atop a Native American burial ground.


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    Boulder Theater

    Boulder, Colorado

    24.1 miles from Lakewood, CO

    The theater's ghost is named George Paper, in life a theater manager in the 1940s. He was hanged accidentally by some dangling wiring. George has been known to show up as an apparition, turn lights off and on, turn on bathroom faucets, and open the bathroom doors. Several witnesses have ...


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