Haunted Places in Powder River, Wyoming



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    The White Devil of Rattlesnake Range

    Casper, Wyoming

    22.2 miles from Powder River, WY

    Legend has it that a ghostly white stallion, the White Devil, once protected the herds of wild mustangs against cowboys who attempted to rope them. The spectral horse would attack, biting and kicking at cowboys who tried to round up the wild horses. It is said that the stallion can ...


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    Flour Bin Bakery

    Casper, Wyoming

    35.6 miles from Powder River, WY

    This now-bakery and café is located in a historic neighbourhood, which did a roaring trade in bootlegging, prostitution and other illegal activity during the 1920's era. The building itself is no exception, as it was formerly a bordello which was frequented by a fairly rough crowd. A noisy poltergeist ...


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    Townsend Hotel - Townsend Justice Center

    Casper, Wyoming

    35.8 miles from Powder River, WY

    The former hotel is now the county courthouse, but folks say the haunts don't mind. Voices are heard on the upper floors, and the smell of brewing coffee, a remnant from the building's hotel days, wafts on the air.


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    Wonder Bar

    Casper, Wyoming

    35.8 miles from Powder River, WY

    Witnesses say noises can be heard throughout the building, and lights turn on by themselves in the basement. A cleaning lady, working at the bar with her cat, reported seeing a ghost coming down the stairs. The cat saw it too, and its fur all stood on end.


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    Ivy House Inn

    Casper, Wyoming

    35.8 miles from Powder River, WY

    This inn appears to no longer be in operation. Its website is defunct and it was listed for sale in 2007, taken off the market in 2008 but there does not appear to be a functioning inn there at this time. When it was an inn, there were ...


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    Casper Elk's Club

    Casper, Wyoming

    35.9 miles from Powder River, WY

    This 1922 building is haunted. Members of the local club that gather here regularly report paranormal activity, such as the apparition of a man in the basement, objects moving around of their own accord, the smell of cigar smoke and the sounds of music emanating from the empty ballroom. ...


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    Salt Creek Oil Field Ghost Lights

    Powder River, Wyoming

    39.2 miles from Powder River, WY

    On cool, clear nights, a light may be seen hovering above the oil field. Locals assert that it is the spirit of O'Rourke, an Irishman who once farmed the area. It is his ghostly lantern that emits the mysterious glow.


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    Higgins Hotel

    Glenrock, Wyoming

    57.6 miles from Powder River, WY

    This 1916 railroad hotel has been a local establishment for almost one hundred years, and remains popular with locals, travellers and even the spirit crowd. Rumoured to have at least three ghostly presences roaming the halls, the hotel has well and truly put the small town on the paranormal ...


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    C.H King Building - Yellowstone Drug Store

    Shoshoni, Wyoming

    58.2 miles from Powder River, WY

    This 1900's bank building formerly served as a pharmacy and a private residence, but is now a museum housing a vast collection of art, local memorabilia and curiosities brought in by the current owner. He claims that the building is haunted, and that on his first night living there, ...


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    Acme Theatre

    Riverton, Wyoming

    70.7 miles from Powder River, WY

    Some say a presence can be felt by those seated in the balcony at late-evening shows. Some who have seen the spirit say he wears Vaudeville-type clothing. It is believed that the man was a performer at the theater in the past, but his identity remains a mystery.


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    The Broker - Lapeyre Steakhouse

    Riverton, Wyoming

    70.8 miles from Powder River, WY

    The second floor of this steakhouse restaurant is said to be haunted by a ghost who has been seen looking out the windows. She is also said to peer out of other windows on the same block. Those who have seen her say she looks lonely and sad.


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    Hot Springs County Library

    Thermopolis, Wyoming

    74.6 miles from Powder River, WY

    There may be more to check out than literature in this library. Reports say employees have come in to find books strewn everywhere. They've also heard strange sounds and seen shadowy figures.


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    Hot Springs County Museum

    Thermopolis, Wyoming

    74.8 miles from Powder River, WY

    Visitors to the museum may see more than they expect. Reports have been made of ghostly people in old-time garb roaming the theater and sitting in the museum displays. Floating orbs of light also have been seen.


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    Gebo Cemetery

    Thermopolis, Wyoming

    81.9 miles from Powder River, WY

    Visitors to this cemetery may be startled by the sound of crying babies and children.


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    Wyoming Frontier Prison

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    86.6 miles from Powder River, WY

    This prison was in operation from 1901-1981. It was the first state penitentiary and it housed some of Wyoming's worst and most violent offenders. This prison operated in a time when there was no such thing as "prisoner's rights". The prison boasted both a dungeon-house where intractable inmates were ...


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    Ferris Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Rawlins, Wyoming

    86.7 miles from Powder River, WY

    A typical haunting with reports ranging from the sounds of footsteps, whispering, and electrical malfunctions to full-fledged apparitions of a woman and also of two young male children. Some people believe that at least one of the young male ghosts might be that of young Cecil Ferris who was accidentally ...


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    Virginian Hotel

    Medicine Bow, Wyoming

    88.2 miles from Powder River, WY

    The Virginian is now closed. People claim that when it was in operation it was filled with ghostly activity. Update: The hotel is apparently now open again, according to feedback left by a Haunted Places visitor.


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    Historic Occidental Hotel

    Buffalo, Wyoming

    92 miles from Powder River, WY

    The historic hotel was founded in the late 1880's, and was developed a reputation as a saloon and hotel frequented by outlaws and gold miners. The hotel was also a former bordello, and the daughter of a prostitute who passed away on the upper floor of the hotel has been ...


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    Mansion House Inn

    Buffalo, Wyoming

    92.2 miles from Powder River, WY

    This 1903 mansion was built for a retired army surgeon and his wife, and has been operating as an inn since the mid-twentieth century. Reports of various strange occurrences suggest a poltergeist may be haunting the establishment, such as doors slamming shut, keys being turned in locks by unseen ...


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    The Moaning Man of Lake De Smet

    Buffalo, Wyoming

    100.4 miles from Powder River, WY

    According to the Crow tribesmen who live in the area, the lake has long been haunted by a moaning ghost. However, the Moaning Man has been seen by many, not just Native Americans. Nearby residents say animals are spooked by the place as well. The Moaning Man is said to ...


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    Historic Hotel Greybull

    Greybull, Wyoming

    113.9 miles from Powder River, WY

    The 1914 hotel was originally the state bank for the township, but it went under during the Great Depression and lay empty for a few years. In 1927, the building was converted to a hotel, which was used as a front for a speakeasy and a brothel. Nowadays, the ...


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    Mount Pisgah Cemetery

    Gillette, Wyoming

    114.1 miles from Powder River, WY

    This historic pioneer cemetery is haunted by many apparitions. Late in the afternnon, visitors to the cemetery have reported seeing the apparition of a ghostly jogger who disappears at sunset every night. Various shadowy apparitions have been seen standing next to graves, as well as the apparition of a faceless ...


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    Old Bosler Post Office

    Bosler, Wyoming

    120.1 miles from Powder River, WY

    A former courier for the Union Pacific Railroad reported various sightings of the apparition of a tall pale gentleman waving at her from the old post office when she passed during the evenings. Other visitors to the old building have heard strange noises, such as disembodied footsteps or strange voices. (Submitted ...


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