Haunted Places in Ouray, Colorado



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    Beaumont Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    At this historic 1886 hotel, a ghostly woman is said to walk at 2:15 a.m. on every quarter of the moon. Rumor has it that she was murdered by her husband, and she is looking for him. Local legend has it that on the anniversary of her death, the ghostly ...


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    Historic Western Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    This historic saloon and hotel was built in 1891 during the town mining boom, and is allegedly haunted by a number of spirits from a bygone era. These include a shadowy figure who peers out of windows, a lady in an old-fashioned dress who appears to art students in ...


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    St Elmo Hotel

    Ouray, Colorado

    This historic hotel is rumoured to feature a haunted dining room. Staff working late hours have reported hearing furniture moving around but upon investigation have found nothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ouray Museum

    Ridgway, Colorado

    Believed to be haunted by a male patient who died when the building briefly served as a hospital, this apparition is mainly seen by male visitors as he tends to be more respectful of women. Disembodied footsteps are also heard in the building after dark. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Columbus House Bed and Breakfast

    Ouray, Colorado

    This historic hotel was formerly a bordello, and is now a delightful bed and breakfast inn with a restaurant on the ground floor. In the guest section of the establishment, a prostitute was murdered in an upstairs room. Guests claim to have had many strange occurrences in this room. ...


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    Grand Imperial Hotel

    Silverton, Colorado

    14.6 miles from Ouray, CO

    Known as the G.I. to locals, this hotel dates to the late 1800s. The ghost in residence here is called Dr. Luigi. He is known to make noise on the second floor, and one reports sayd his apparition has been seen by guests in the lobby.


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    Historic Alma House

    Durango, Colorado

    14.8 miles from Ouray, CO

    The "Historic Alma House" at the Silverton Inn of the Rockies was built in 1898. It was built as a Inn for Mining and Train executives. High in the Mountains, Silverton was once a bustling mining town. The Durango Silverton Railroad ran between towns. These ...


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    Creede Repertory Theatre

    Creede, Colorado

    42.2 miles from Ouray, 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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    The Firemen's Inn

    Creede, Colorado

    42.2 miles from Ouray, 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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    The Creede Hotel and Restaurant

    Creede, Colorado

    42.2 miles from Ouray, 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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    Butch's Cafe

    Delta, Colorado

    53.1 miles from Ouray, CO

    Mike the past owner has been seen there. This place has been investigated numerous times. (Submitted by Cynthia H)


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    Leland House Bed and Breakfast

    Durango, Colorado

    53.2 miles from Ouray, CO

    There are reports of guests waking up in the early hours of morning to see the apparition an elderly man in a white hat standing over them. In Room #006 of the inn, guests have reportedly heard ghostly laughter and felt an unseen presence sit down on their bed. (Submitted by ...


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    Rochester Hotel

    Durango, Colorado

    53.2 miles from Ouray, CO

    This historic hotel, located across the street from a haunted bed and breakfast, is rumoured to be haunted by the apparition of a woman in an old-fashioned dress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Strater Hotel

    Durango, Colorado

    53.2 miles from Ouray, CO

    This historic hotel was built directly on the railroad in the late nineteenth century, and is believed to be haunted by many apparitions. People walking through the alley adjacent to the hotel have seen the ghostly figure of a man in a white shirt standing on the railroad tracks, who ...


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    Fairlamb House Bed and Breakfast

    Delta, Colorado

    53.7 miles from Ouray, CO

    This historic bed and breakfast inn, dating back to the turn of the twentieth century, is allegedly haunted by former residents and a quintet of women in old-fashioned clothing. The latter have been known to appear in the Millard Room during the night, and disappear when they are acknowledged ...


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    Columbine Victorian Hotel

    Gunnison, Colorado

    54.1 miles from Ouray, 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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    Western State College - Robidoux Hall

    Gunnison, Colorado

    54.6 miles from Ouray, 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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    Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Paonia, Colorado

    58.6 miles from Ouray, CO

    This 1906 hotel is said to be haunted by original owner W.T. Bross's mother. Apparently when the building was refurbished in the 1990s, her spirit became uneasy and was seen and heard by many people. However, she is said to be a friendly ghost, and has even been known to ...


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    Spruce Lodge

    South Fork, Colorado

    62.1 miles from Ouray, 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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    The Pondy Pool Hall

    Cedaredge, Colorado

    62.2 miles from Ouray, CO

    Staff at this small town pool hall claim to have heard ghostly voices, seen doors slam shut of their own accord and have glimpsed apparitions out of the corner of their eye. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lebanon Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast

    Dolores, Colorado

    63.7 miles from Ouray, CO

    This 1907 schoolhouse may no longer serve as a bed and breakfast inn, but guests would often report hearing ghostly laughter emanating from some rooms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Slogar

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    69.1 miles from Ouray, 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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    Forest Queen Hotel

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    69.2 miles from Ouray, 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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    Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    69.3 miles from Ouray, 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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    Elk Mountain Lodge

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    69.4 miles from Ouray, 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

    70.1 miles from Ouray, 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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    Windsor Hotel

    Del Norte, Colorado

    75.7 miles from Ouray, 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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    The Skyline Lodge

    Del Norte, Colorado

    77.6 miles from Ouray, 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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    Osgood Castle - Redstone Castle

    Carbondale, Colorado

    82.7 miles from Ouray, CO

    Folks say the ghost of the owner, John C. Osgood, still lingers on the property. Also lingering is the smell of his ghostly cigar smoke, which is how the caretaker detected the ghost's presence when no one else was on the property.


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    Miss Gail's Inn

    Aztec, New Mexico

    85 miles from Ouray, CO

    This inn is reportedly haunted by numerous spirits, including a cranky male ghost who prefers room 7. Legend also has it that a man was hanged from the tree out back. If he's the ghost in room 7 that might explain why he's cranky.


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    Lions Wilderness Park

    Farmington, New Mexico

    89.9 miles from Ouray, CO

    People report hearing ghostly noises and occasionally screaming. People also hear phantom footsteps and some have seen the apparition of a man appear.


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    Pioneer Park - Henry Webber House

    Aspen, Colorado

    92.8 miles from Ouray, CO

    The Henry Webber House is said to be haunted by Harriet Webber, the wife of the home's builder. She reportedly died in 1881, interestingly enough four years before the house was built, of accidental strychnine poisoning.


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    Hotel Jerome

    Aspen, Colorado

    92.9 miles from Ouray, CO

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a boy who drowned in the swimming pool, a maid who died after falling into the ice covered pond and falling ill and other random hauntings. If you want to try your luck at a haunted room, pick 310, this is reportedly a ...


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    Foster's Hotel Restaurant and Saloon

    Chama, New Mexico

    97.8 miles from Ouray, 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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    Twin Lakes Inn

    Twin Lakes, Colorado

    101 miles from Ouray, 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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    Alps Motel

    Leadville, Colorado

    112.5 miles from Ouray, 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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    Delaware Hotel

    Leadville, Colorado

    112.8 miles from Ouray, 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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