Haunted Places in Monte Vista, Colorado



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    Windsor Hotel

    Del Norte, Colorado

    13.2 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Windsor hotel was once a lively place, established in 1874. Cowboys, settlers, and European settlers passed through the Windsor hotel. A lady named Maude came through the San Luis Valley and arrived in Del Norte Colorado.her means of the stay where rather joyful........ Well at the beginning. Her and ...


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    Nino's Mexican Restaurant

    Alamosa, Colorado

    17.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This atmospheric restaurant is housed inside an old hotel, and is rumoured to be haunted by a variety of ghosts. Staff and diners have reported lights turning on and off of their own accord, the apparition of a cowboy and a ghostly presence that brushes past them in the ...


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    Porter Real Estate Building

    Alamosa, Colorado

    17.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Rumoured to be a former hospital, a long dead patient allegedly still roams the halls after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Skyline Lodge

    Del Norte, Colorado

    26.2 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The 3-story lodge, built in 1945 in this little gold-mining town, is said to be haunted by Little Eva, a teenaged prostitute who was shot by the wife of a miner. She is allegedely buried here, under an unmarked concrete slab in a nearby field. Please be mindful that theh ...


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    Spruce Lodge

    South Fork, Colorado

    26.8 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The haunted rooms at this lodge are 1, 6, and 7. Some of the strange things that happen here include a little girl ghost who peers out of an upstairs window, doors that open and close on their own, voices, footsteps, lights that go on and off, and a woman's ...


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    Romeo Town Hall

    Romeo, Colorado

    29.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    People have reported feeling uneasy while inside this rural town hall, which was formerly a private residence. Others claim to have had objects thrown at them by a vengeful spirit and have heard unusual noises during the night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Steam Train Hotel

    Antonito, Colorado

    35.7 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This 1911 historic hotel is reputed to be haunted, and features two guest rooms with their own resident ghost. The brick building is also believed to be haunted by a hovering cloud, which has been observed making its way between rooms before disappearing into the inoperable elevator shaft. (Submitted by ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    35.7 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    River’s Inn Bed and Breakfast is haunted by Annie, and possibly others. Witnesses have seen the little girl named Annie, and heard her laughing and playing. Voices of a man and woman also have been heard, and the spirits have answered questions posed by ghost investigators. Annie's fingerprints in flour ...


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    River's Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Antonito, Colorado

    35.7 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Three ghosts are believed to haunt this historic bed and breakfast. The first is a gentleman in a suit, who has been seen in the rooms of guests and in the front parlour room. Cigar smoke is often smelt when there is no one around. The other two apparitions seen ...


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    The Creede Hotel and Restaurant

    Creede, Colorado

    46.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Built to service the last Colorado silver boom town in the 1800s, the Creede Hotel & Restaurant is believed to be haunted by some of its former boarders: miners or perhaps some of its more famous guests, which include Calamity Jane and Bob Ford, the killer of Jesse James.


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    The Firemen's Inn

    Creede, Colorado

    46.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This historic bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly man in old-fashioned clothing, who has been seen and heard on the stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Creede Repertory Theatre

    Creede, Colorado

    46.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Staff working late hours at the old theatre claim to have disembodied footsteps on the third floor of the building, while other claim to have encountered an eerie presence. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon

    Chama, New Mexico

    52.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The 1800s Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon is rumored to be very popular with the spirit set. One ghost is believed to be an 1800s woman who was poisoned after being elected a judge, and was found dead here the next morning. Witnesses have heard the sound of a woman ...


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    Silver Cliff Cemetery Ghost Lights

    Silver Cliff, Colorado

    53.8 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Silver Cliff Cemetery, around since the early 1880s, is known for its mysterious dancing lights. The blue or white lights or spheres float through the graveyard and sometimes even bounce on the gravestones. The phenomenon was first noted by some miners who had gone through the cemetery as a shortcut; ...


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    Poncha Pass

    Salida, Colorado

    58.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Poncha Pass has a tract of land with a dugout cabin, corral and little gold mine. It's owned by the Boy Scouts and is used for their Rocky Mountain High Adventure base. The dugout is said to be haunted, as moans and murmurs are heard coming from it in the ...


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    Francisco Fort Museum

    La Veta, Colorado

    62.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The Francisco Fort Museum is an 1862 adobe plaza complete with a saloon, a school, a blacksmith shop and many relics from Native Americans, settlers, farmers, ranchers and miners. Some say it has a ghostly floating lady in white in its west wing, a haunted piano that plays music by ...


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    Museum of Colorado Prisons

    Cañon City, Colorado

    77 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The Museum of Colorado Prisons is rumored to have some lingering spirits. Cold spots and a phantom tobacco smell have been reported in the old laundry room, and Cell 19 is said to be haunted by a female prisoner who passed away there. Photographs have shown ghost orbs and the ...


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    St. Cloud Hotel

    Cañon City, Colorado

    77.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Reported to be vacant and in disrepair, this 1888 hotel building is said to be the home of some playful ghosts. Past guests have seen the ghost of a young girl playing with a ball in the hallways. It's said that the ghosts liked to play tricks on the guests ...


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    Western State College - Robidoux Hall

    Gunnison, Colorado

    79 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The third floor of Roubidoux Hall at Western State College has a ghost, that of a man who died of smoke inhalation during a fire several years ago. Students have seen his apparition at the side of their bed at night, and have found the doors locked from the outside, ...


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    Columbine Victorian Hotel

    Gunnison, Colorado

    79.1 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This hotel was built at the turn of the twentieth century, and served as living quarters for railroad executives. In Room #009, a suicide took place several years ago. Guests have reported hearing a knock on the door, only to find the hallway empty. Other have reportedly heard ghostly ...


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    Antero Hot Spring Cabins

    Nathrop, Colorado

    79.6 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    We stayed in the Cottonwood Cabin on my 40th birthday. After I fell asleep in the downstairs bedroom, I felt someone touch my shoulder. My boyfriend had fallen asleep on the couch upstairs so I thought it was him, but when I woke up and looked there was no one ...


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    Laguna Vista Lodge

    Eagle Nest, New Mexico

    86 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The Historic Saloon at Laguna Vista Lodge dates back to 1898, and was frequented by the crew working on the movie Lonesome Dove. On exhibit here are gold nuggets from the old mining days, used in long-ago casino bets. The upstairs portion of the original hotel was once a brothel, ...


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    Kit Carson Home and Museum

    Taos, New Mexico

    86.9 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    At the Kit Carson Home and Museum, folks say frontiersman Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson himself still lingers in spirit.


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    Old Glendale Stagecoach Station

    Penrose, Colorado

    87.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The eerie ruins of the old 1861 Glendale Stagecoach Station are said to be haunted by a gray lady, Kathleen Cooper. Katherine was singing in 1877 when gold prospector Julian LaSalle first met her, and they fell in love. But Julian had business to attend to, and left on the ...


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    Highline Cafe and Saloon - Mountain Muffin

    Hartsel, Colorado

    93.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Formerly Mountain Muffin Restaurant, the Highline Cafe and Saloon building was an ice cream parlor in the 1900s. Its back room is rumored to have been the setting for a hanging suicide long ago. So the story goes, a man killed another man over a love triangle, and then hanged ...


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    Victor Hotel

    Victor, Colorado

    95.4 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This 1899 building was originally a bank, but it also was a storage area for the bodies of those who died during the winter when the ground was too hard for burial. Now that it is a hotel, the haunts have come to stay. The 4th floor, where the bodies ...


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    Outlaws and Law Men Jail Museum

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.2 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Housed in a 1901 jail, the museum is rumored to be haunted by many apparitions, including a little girl, former prisoners, a former male jailer, and a former female jailer named Rosie.


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    Palace Hotel and Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Although reports say it may no longer be open as a hotel, this Old West hotel and casino has been featured on the History Channel. It is said that Miss Kitty, the wife of hotel owner Dr. Chambers, passed away in Room 3, but she still turns down the beds ...


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    Bronco Billy's Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.4 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Guests and visitors to the casino have seen the apparition of a young girl on the staircase of the building, as well as looking out the windows down into the street. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Colorado Grande Casino

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.4 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Built in 1896, the Colorado Grande Casino and Hotel is believed to be haunted by a ghost called Maggie, an rose-scented Irish woman in turn-of-the-century clothes. Her apparition sometimes shows up playing slot machines with a male ghost, or else simply appears as a blue light. Another ghost, that of ...


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    Imperial Hotel and Restaurant

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.4 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Folks say strange things happen in these parts, such as a ghostly man who falls down the stairs or the apparition of a lady in 1800s dress.


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    Last Dollar Inn

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This historic inn was the first in the township of Cripple Creek, and is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a miner who frequented the inn back when it was a gambling parlour. It is believed that he died in a fight on the upper floor of the ...


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    The Hotel St. Nicholas

    Cripple Creek, Colorado

    96.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The spirits at this historic hotel are said to be friendly, but mischievous. Two of the most often seen ghosts are Petey and a gold miner. Petey is the ghost of a young boy who may have been in the care of the Sisters of Mercy for whom this building ...


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    Dawson Cemetery

    Raton, New Mexico

    99.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The ghost town of Dawson was once a large coal mining town. In the early 1900's, a decade apart two separate mining disasters struck the town, and killed more than 400 men. The cemetery is filled with crosses that mark the graves of these men, row after row ...


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    The Slogar

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    100 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Slogar’s is locally famous for its fried chicken--and its ghosts. Witnesses have seen apparitions of saloon girls in big skirts late at night.


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    Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    100.1 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Before Dogwood Cocktail Cabin was a lounge, it was an actual cabin where miners once lived--and some still do. The ghosts of deceased miners are said to show up as anomalies on photographs taken inside.


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    Forest Queen Hotel

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    100.1 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Forest Queen Hotel has a ghost named Elizabeth who stayed here long ago. According to local lore, she fell in love with a shady gambler and gave him her life's savings, after which he skipped town, leaving her broke. The distraught Elizabeth killed herself by jumping out the hotel window ...


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    Elk Mountain Lodge

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    100.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    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 ...


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    Crested Butte Cemetery

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    100.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    An allegedly dirty and stinky but friendly hitchhiking ghost is said to come from the cemetery looking for passersby to give him a ride to Gothic. He's seen along the mountain near dawn, and isn't familiar with modern cars. He has been known to ask drivers “What do you call ...


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    St. James Hotel

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    100.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    There are as many ghost stories as there are rooms at the St. James Hotel. People have reported numerous happenings, from objects being moved, including all the silverware from a table being reportedly moved and piled in the middle after it was set, to haunted apparitions of several different ...


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    Urraca Mesa

    Cimarron, New Mexico

    102.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Rumored to be a "gateway to Hell", the place is said to have once had several cat totems distributed around. The cat totems were said to guard the gates and as long as they remained in place, the gateway could not open. According to legend, the cat ...


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    Costello Street Coffee House

    Florissant, Colorado

    105.3 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    The 1886 Costello Street Coffee House, once a private home, is purported to house the ghost of former owner James Costello, who passed away there. Costello's wife Catherine also died here when her dress caught fire. The restaurant's ghosts are said to turn lights on, play with animated holiday figures, ...


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    Helen Hunt Falls

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    107.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Helen Hunt Falls, on Cheyenne Creek in the North Cheyenne Cañon Park, is named for Helen Maria Hunt Jackson (1830–1885), a poet, writer and activist on behalf of Native Americans. The falls are said to be haunted by the spirits of many people who have lost their lives here. Psychics ...


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    Gold Camp Tunnels

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    107.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Gold Camp Road, as children we are told to stay away. As teenagers we become curious and try to investigate. As adults, we know to be wary. I have lived in Colorado Springs my whole life and I have always known of the secret behind Gold Camp Road. Legend has it ...


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    Cheyenne Canon Inn

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    109 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    This inn has many mysterious features, such as doors that lead to nowhere and various trapdoors. It has a long history dating back to the early 1850's, where it was previously a gambling parlour, a sanctuary for nurses and finally the inn it is today. It also has its fair ...


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    The Broadmoor Hotel

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    109.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO


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    The Broadmoor

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    109.5 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Reports differ as to the reason for the hauntings at The Broadmoor. Some say there was a fire here in the past, others say there wasn't. Regardless, some employees have seen a lady in 1920s clothing walking around the main building. They speculate that she may be the ghost of ...


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    Miramont Castle Museum

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    110.7 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Ghosts reported at this 40-room Victorian castle are thought to be those of the Francolon family, and include a woman in a black dress who shows up as a reflection, a man, and a little girl. The place was used as a sanitarium for several years as well.


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    Mushroom Monday

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    110.8 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Mushroom Monday is a shop that is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an elderly man. His apparition, seen by customers and staff alike, lingers near a small fountain. Interestingly, the friendly ghost appears from the shins up, as if his ankles and feet are resting on a ...


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    Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Manitou Springs, Colorado

    110.8 miles from Monte Vista, CO

    Built as a boarding house during 1886, this quaint bed and breakfast inn is haunted by a trio of young children and a coachman who resided here during the gold rush era. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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