Haunted Places in Montezuma, Colorado



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    The Historic Brown Hotel

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    11.6 miles from Montezuma, CO

    According to local legend, in around 1900 a lady of the night named Ms. Whitney decided to use the hotel for her business. The owner was not happy with her plan -- he allegedly murdered her. Her ghost is said to remain on the premises, seen often in the women's ...


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    The Gold Pan

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    11.7 miles from Montezuma, CO

    Although this 1870's saloon is now home to a bustling restaurant and bar, much of the paranormal activity reported in this building is confined to the upper floor, where tenants of several rented rooms have reported the spirits of a woman and a miner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Prospector Restaurant

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    11.8 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This former boarding house is now an old-fashioned restaurant, and is haunted by a female presence known to staff and diners as 'Sylvia'. She is somewhat hostile towards females, but warmer towards males. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hamill House Museum

    Georgetown, Colorado

    12.4 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This house dates back to 1867 and is one of the oldest in Georgetown, Colorado, a once-wealthy town known as the "Silver Queen of Colorado." The Hamill family made its fortune in the local silver-mining business. This house was considered one of the finest in the area, but ...


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    Rose Street Bed and Breakfast

    Georgetown, Colorado

    12.4 miles from Montezuma, CO

    Guests at this historic bed and breakfast claim to have seen the apparition of a woman standing on the landing, while others claim to have heard sobs coming from disused rooms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cafe Prague - Troias

    Georgetown, Colorado

    12.5 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This historic saloon is now a quaint Italian restaurant called "Troias" (previously it was "Cafe Prague"), but is allegedly haunted by a man who was hanged after shooting his opponent during a poker game. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel de Paris Museum

    Georgetown, Colorado

    12.5 miles from Montezuma, CO

    Visitors and staff to this 1875 hotel museum have reported an eerie presence, cold spots and the smell of cigarette smoke, even though smoking his banned on the premises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Peck House Hotel

    Empire, Colorado

    15.9 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This former house hotel is now a private residence, so please respect the owners privacy. Hidden deep in the mountains, this hotel was rumoured to be haunted by at least two ghosts. The first was that of a male owner who was thrown from his carriage and died. His ...


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    The Schwartz Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    23 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This 1890s-era hotel building is now said to be privately owned, so please respect the owners' privacy. Folks say that they've seen strange lights and had eerie feelings as they walked past this building, and according to local legend there are at least three ghosts here. A father and son ...


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    Chateau L'Acadienne

    Central City, Colorado

    24 miles from Montezuma, 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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  • Ghosts of Boulder (Haunted America)
    Ann Alexander Leggett
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    Central City Opera House

    Central City, Colorado

    24.2 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Lace House Museum

    Central City, Colorado

    24.7 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Gilpin Hotel Casino

    Black Hawk, Colorado

    25 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Fairplay Valiton Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    25.6 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This hotel is said to be the home of Julia. One report says she killed herself here after losing her baby; another says she committed suicide after turning down a marriage proposal. Julia's Room is said to be one of the most haunted places here. She also has been witnessed ...


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    Brook Forest Inn

    Evergreen, Colorado

    25.9 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Hiwan Homestead Museum

    Golden, Colorado

    29.2 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Delaware Hotel

    Leadville, Colorado

    32.2 miles from Montezuma, CO

    A painter, restoring one of the hotel's hallways, felt numerous cold spots. It is said that the spirit of Mary Coffey, who was shot in the back and paralysed by her husband in their room at the hotel in 1889 still resides here. The vision of a woman ...


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    Mount Vernon Country Club

    Golden, Colorado

    32.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Alps Motel

    Leadville, Colorado

    32.6 miles from Montezuma, CO

    It is said that this motel is haunted, as is evidenced by drastic changes in temperature and a pervasive feeling of dread.


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    Buffalo Bill Museum

    Golden, Colorado

    35.1 miles from Montezuma, 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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  • Haunted Manitou Springs
    Stephanie Waters
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    Red Rocks Amphitheater

    Golden, Colorado

    35.7 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Heritage Square

    Golden, Colorado

    36 miles from Montezuma, 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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    University of Colorado - Macky Auditorium

    Boulder, Colorado

    43.3 miles from Montezuma, 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

    43.5 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Hotel Boulderado

    Boulder, Colorado

    43.5 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This early 1900s hotel building is said to be haunted and Rooms 302 and 304 as the most so. In these rooms witnesses have seen apparitions and have experienced electrical disturbances and disembodied voices. These rooms are said to be the site of a double suicide. A chloroformed himself to ...


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    Boulder Theater

    Boulder, Colorado

    43.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Twin Lakes Inn

    Twin Lakes, Colorado

    44.1 miles from Montezuma, CO

    This historic inn was formerly a stage stop and a brothel, and is rumoured to be haunted. Apparitions include a disembodied pair of hands, a bordello madam in a pink dress and a cowboy who leans against doorways. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Yak and Yeti Restaurant and Brewpub

    Arvada, Colorado

    44.3 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Littleton Cemetery

    Littleton, Colorado

    45.3 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Town Hall Arts Center

    Littleton, Colorado

    45.3 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Historic Elitch Gardens Theater

    Denver, Colorado

    45.5 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Highline Cafe and Saloon - Mountain Muffin

    Hartsel, Colorado

    45.8 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

    Denver, Colorado

    46.9 miles from Montezuma, 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

    46.9 miles from Montezuma, 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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    The Buckhorn Exchange

    Denver, Colorado

    47 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Tivoli Brewery Company Building

    Denver, Colorado

    47.2 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Corridor 44 - Josephina's Restaurant

    Denver, Colorado

    47.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Hotel Teatro

    Denver, Colorado

    47.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Sugar Building

    Denver, Colorado

    47.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Denver Union Station

    Denver, Colorado

    47.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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  • Haunted Corazon
    F. Dean Sneed
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    Oxford Hotel

    Denver, Colorado

    47.6 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Empire Restaurant - Pasquinis

    Louisville, Colorado

    47.7 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Old Louisville Inn

    Louisville, Colorado

    47.8 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Denver Press Club

    Denver, Colorado

    47.8 miles from Montezuma, 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

    47.9 miles from Montezuma, 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

    48 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Denver Public Library

    Denver, Colorado

    48 miles from Montezuma, 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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    The Brown Palace Hotel

    Denver, Colorado

    48.1 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Peabody-Whitehead Mansion

    Denver, Colorado

    48.2 miles from Montezuma, 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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    Grant-Humphreys Mansion

    Denver, Colorado

    48.3 miles from Montezuma, 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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