Haunted Places in Minkler, California



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    Del Rey Cemetery - Prairie Cemetery

    Del Rey, California

    9.5 miles from Minkler, CA

    Shadowed figures, whispering voices, and a strange glowing headstone are among the mysterious things you may experience here.


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    Wolfe Manor

    Clovis, California

    14.5 miles from Minkler, CA

    The historic Wolfe Manor, later known as Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, was built as a private residence in 1922. In 1935 it became the Hazelwood Sanitarium for treating those with terminal illnesses such as tuberculosis. In 1942 it became Clovis Avenue Sanitarium, treating those with mental illness, and there, reports say, ...


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    Meux Home Museum

    Fresno, California

    18 miles from Minkler, CA

    Built around 1890, the Victorian Meux Home of Dr. Thomas Meux and his family is rumored to be haunted. Now a museum, the home is the setting for stories locals tell of children's ghostly laughter coming from the upstairs and doorknobs going missing on several of the doors overnight.


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    Dunlap Cemetery

    Dunlap, California

    18 miles from Minkler, CA

    A number of spooky occurrences have been reported at this cemetery: Three tall shadow figures that stand near some oak trees, a chanting voice that seems to say "Leave us alone," cold spots near unmarked graves, and footsteps that seem to follow visitors.


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    Kearney Mansion

    Fresno, California

    25.5 miles from Minkler, CA

    The mansion and the nearby railroad tracks are said to be haunted. The Kearney Witch is said to show up if you cross the tracks at night, wearing all white and begging cars to stop. And at Kearney Park, the laughter of children has been heard at 1:30 a.m.


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    LJ Williams Community Theater

    Visalia, California

    28.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    This 1930's theatre is usually used for school productions, and is reportedly haunted by actors and theatre patrons who loved the building so much that they refused to leave. Visitors have seen a pair of ghostly children in various parts of the building and a teenage girl who hanged ...


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    Fox Theater

    Visalia, California

    28.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    The balcony at this historic theatre is supposed to be haunted. Visitors have reported feeling an eerie presence accompanied by a temperature drop, while others have sworn they've seen a figure sitting in the wings after closing hours when the building is empty. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Irwin Street Inn

    Hanford, California

    29.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    The former inn, now a restaurant, is said to be visited by at least three ghosts. Witnesses report apparitions in the dining room and on the second floor as well as slamming windows, moving bedsheets and lamps that come on and off.


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    Hanford Civic Auditorium

    Hanford, California

    29.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    Built in 1924, this historic hall is said to be haunted by a few ghosts. Apparitions have been witnessed, including one man dressed in a 1940s suit and another who appears on the balcony as if watching a show. He applauds, then vanishes. And if you visit the men's restroom, ...


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    Bastille

    Hanford, California

    29.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    The Bastille, circa 1897, was a prison until 1964 when the old ceiling caved in. More recently it contained restaurants and night clubs, and, according to rumor, a few haunts. At restaurant kitchens, pots and pans would move on their own, and employees often described a heavy presence or a ...


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    Cinema 1-2-3 Site

    Visalia, California

    30.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    Three boys were usually seen here, all of which were transparent. One boy was apparently thrown off of the roof and sometimes, people would see a shadow being tossed off of the roof. The site has since been demolished, but the activity could possibly remain there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Calvary Cemetery

    Hanford, California

    30.8 miles from Minkler, CA

    At Calvary Cemetery, legend has it that an apparition of an elderly lady appears in a white dress, and a certain mausoleum opens itself up every Friday night.


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    Hillman Healthcare Center

    Tulare, California

    37.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    At Hillman Health Clinic, formerly Tulare County General Hospital, the elevator is said to run by itself, and heavy footsteps have been reported on the stairs.


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    Sierra Springs Lodge

    Oakhurst, California

    45.7 miles from Minkler, CA

    The place was a pleasant place to stay, and the price for two nights was oddly $666. We're not very superstitious people so we didn't think much of other people mentioning the history the place has with witches and Native American spirits. The stay was comfortable, but there were some odd ...


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    Save Mart

    Chowchilla, California

    51.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    Employees have felt an eerie presence in store aisles and in the upstairs breakroom. Some claim to have seen an apparition or shadows walking in the store on Saturday nights after closing.


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    Chowchilla Library

    Chowchilla, California

    52.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    The library is said to be haunted by a ghostly chef who used to work in the building long ago, when it was a bowling alley.


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    Sequoia Dawn - Old TB Sanitarium

    Springville, California

    54.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    Formerly an old TB Sanitarium, Sequoia Dawn Apartments are said to be haunted. At the nearby cemetery, a witness says something unseen pulled his hat off his head and disembodied voices were heard. Inside the apartments, folks have reported strange voices, cold spots, and the apparition of a woman in ...


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    The Springville Inn

    Springville, California

    54.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    Four ghosts are believed to haunt the original structure around which the Springville Inn's modern amenities were built. Employees have cleverly named these ghosts "Little Girl", "Old Man". "Young Man" and "The Woman". It's a complete set! You are less likely to see the Old Man as ...


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    Minturn Cemetery

    Chowchilla, California

    54.9 miles from Minkler, CA

    Witnesses say apparitions chase cars down the dirt road past the cemetery; some have seen a woman screaming, children crying or laughing, and a man picking up trash around the graves. The cemetery is on private property, so please use common sense and courtesy.


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    Wawona Hotel and Restaurant

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California

    57.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    The 1876 hotel and restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly airman, whose plane crashed on the grounds during the 1920's. Staff have reported seeing his apparition, dressed in a leather jacket, pilot’s cap, goggles, and a white silk scarf. The spirit appears to be mainly confined ...


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    Yosemite View Lodge

    El Portal, California

    68.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    Numerous guests have reported waking up to see a shadowy apparition in their rooms, who disappear when they attempt to seek help. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Yosemite National Park

    Minkler, California

    70.8 miles from Minkler, CA

    Miwok Indians believed that an evil spirit named Po-ho-no would lure hikers near the edge of cliffs before pushing them off. The fallen hikers themselves are thought to be here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ahwahnee Hotel

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California

    70.9 miles from Minkler, CA

    People believe the 6th floor is haunted by the ghost of Mary Curry Tressider who died there in 1970. At the time, the sixth floor was converted living quarters where she had resided for many years. People believe to see her ghost roaming throughout the floor to this ...


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    Castle Air Museum

    Atwater, California

    76 miles from Minkler, CA

    Once a part of Castle Air Force Base, Castle Air Museum contains a large collection of aircraft, one of which is said to be haunted. The old B-29's landing lights turn on and off and the propellers turn, reportedly the signs of a ghostly crew member who died when a ...


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    Best Western Plus Frontier Motel

    Lone Pine, California

    78.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    The bizarre apparition of a vanishing man in a cowboy hat has been seen in several rooms of the hotel in the early hours of morning. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel Jeffery

    Coulterville, California

    79.4 miles from Minkler, CA

    If you are looking for a haunted room, then room 22 in the Hotel Jeffery is apparently the room to get. Reportedly haunted by an old miner from the hotel's gold rush days, this man is just one of the many ghosts reportedly spied at the hotel. The hotel ...


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    The Green Hotel

    Shafter, California

    85 miles from Minkler, CA

    The 1913 hotel is haunted by two spirits, believed to be linked with the past of the historic town. The first is a female ghost, perhaps the apparition of Marion Hitchcock, who has been observed parting the upstairs curtains and peering into the street. The second is a man ...


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    The Groveland Hotel

    Groveland, California

    88 miles from Minkler, CA

    The ghost of an former guest that the hotel has dubbed "Lyle" is said to have permanent occupancy of Room 15. "Lyle" has been reported to clear "his" dresser of items he doesn't want on it, especially women's cosmetics. He is also blamed for the lights in the building ...


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    Gaslight Melodrama Theatre and Music Hall

    Bakersfield, California

    93.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    This former theater is said to be haunted by the former owner of a toy shop that this building once housed. The owner committed suicide here. Although haunting incidents don't occur as often now, in the 1980s props and stage settings were known to move by themselves and many witnesses ...


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    Kern County Museum

    Bakersfield, California

    95.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    Formerly the 1882 Norris School and now Kern County Museum, the place is said to be haunted. Witnesses have heard the mysterious tapping of chalk on the blackboard.


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    Garces Memorial Circle

    Bakersfield, California

    95.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    There is a statue in the circle, and locals say its hands move or it can be heard muttering prayers right before a major car accident takes place here.


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    Moose Lodge

    Turlock, California

    95.7 miles from Minkler, CA

    This fraternity lodge is supposedly haunted by a long-dead member known as 'Dapper Don'. Visitors report only occasional instances of paranormal activity, such as strange noises and objects moving around of their own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Kern County Kids Shelter - Sinaloa Mexican

    Bakersfield, California

    96.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    Once the Kern County Kids Shelter, the Mexican restaurant Sinaloa's 100-plue-year-old building is said to be a hotspot for paranormal activity. The feelings experienced here are generally good ones, reports say.


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    The Padre Hotel

    Bakersfield, California

    96.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    Believed to be haunted by people who died in a fire there decades ago, floor 7 is supposedly the hot spot of activity. Allegedly workers who were involved in a 2008 renovation reported numerous poltergeist/haunted activity including being touched, pushed and other sorts of mischief.


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    Club Paradise

    Bakersfield, California

    96.4 miles from Minkler, CA

    At this former night club, folks say they have seen apparitions and objects that move on their own, and some reports say something unseen has locked employees in the storeroom from the outside. Customers inside also have been groped or pushed by something unseen.


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    Bakersfield Californian Building

    Bakersfield, California

    96.4 miles from Minkler, CA

    The old newspaper building is said to be haunted by a phantom German shepherd, a former security guard, and the paper's former editor.


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    Central Park

    Bakersfield, California

    96.4 miles from Minkler, CA

    The apparition of a woman in a flowing gown has been seen along the canal near dawn, believed to be the spirit of a woman who was murdered nearby. Her bones were discovered in the foundry across from the park with bullet holes in them.


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    Mission San Miguel Arcángel

    San Miguel, California

    96.7 miles from Minkler, CA

    According to legend, Mr. Reed bragged about having a hidden stash of gold underneath the mission. It was a fatal mistake, as British pirates killed the Reeds and others who were staying there to get at the gold. Their ghosts are said to linger here.


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    Toulumne General Hospital

    Sonora, California

    100.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    Now abandoned, miners from the Gold Rush are reportedly here. They are said throw things around, talk, and sometimes appear to visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    1859 Historic National Hotel

    Jamestown, California

    100.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    Guests here may meet a ghost named Flo. Her apparition has been seen in most rooms throughout the hotel, and she has been known to cause lights to flicker, doors to slam, and suitcases to overturn. She has also been heard sobbing during the night. Flo, aka Flora, was a ...


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    Gunn House Hotel

    Sonora, California

    100.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    This 1850's inn was formerly the county hospital and a boarding house, and is rumoured to be the most haunted place in town to stay. In Room #011, guests staying the night have awoken to find an unseen entity rearranging the furniture in the room, and have also heard ...


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    Sonora Dome Building

    Sonora, California

    100.6 miles from Minkler, CA

    This 1909 building is believed to be haunted. Visitors have reportedly encountered the apparition of a sobbing woman on the second floor, who vanishes when they try to console her. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Sonora Inn

    Sonora, California

    100.7 miles from Minkler, CA

    This 1896 hotel is haunted by a ghostly girl who has been since bouncing a ball in various parts of the building. The elevator is also haunted, and has been known to move from floor to floor of its own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Paso Robles Inn

    Paso Robles, California

    102.4 miles from Minkler, CA

    Room 1007 apparently has a ghost that likes to call the front desk and occasionally 911. Numerous people have reported unexplained phone calls coming from that room. Maintenance has not found a likely technical reason for the event. Some attribute the ghostly calls to a former employee ...


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    Dry Creek Running Trail

    Modesto, California

    103.1 miles from Minkler, CA

    The apparition of a Native American man has been seen near the creek, believed to be watching over the joggers who run here or protecting his sacred land. Some say another spirit resides here as well, a young man who haunts the bridge on Clause Road. He allegedly jumped from ...


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    The Fallon Hotel

    Columbia, California

    104.3 miles from Minkler, CA

    There are conflicting reports of who or what is haunting the Fallon. Some claim it is the ghost of a young woman, other that it is the ghost of a young mischievous boy who likes pulling pranks and playing with the guests' children. Some people say that if ...


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    Bodie State Historic Park

    Bridgeport, California

    105.7 miles from Minkler, CA

    This onetime ghost town was turned into a preserved historic park in 1962 and is visited by about 200,000 people a year. The town has been preserved in its state of arrested decay, meaning the buildings are kept to look like a ghost town. It looks much like it did ...


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    Adelaida Cemetery

    Paso Robles, California

    108 miles from Minkler, CA

    At Adelaida Cemetery, locals say its ghostly inhabitants may swipe your car keys. It is said to be haunted by Charlotte Sitton, a minister's wife who committed suicide at age 19 in December 1890. She visits late Friday nights in a white nightgown to lay flowers on the grave of ...


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    Murphy's Motorcycle Company

    Murphys, California

    112.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    This store used to belong to a boot maker, but now produces and sells motorcycle clothing and memorabilia. Employees have reported feeling the sensation of sudden coldness, and the lights have been known to turn on and off of their own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Murphys Historic Hotel

    Murphys, California

    112.2 miles from Minkler, CA

    Boasting an entry in the national registry of historic places, this hotel has hosted many famous names throughout its days. Some believe that some guests checked in, but never checked out as there are reports of at least three different ghostly entities haunting the inn. People claim a ...


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