Haunted Places in Wolcott, Colorado



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    Oak Tree Inn

    Yampa, Colorado

    33.2 miles from Wolcott, CO

    Located just down the street from the haunted Royal Hotel, this inn was built on the site of a former hospital. Guests staying here have reported seeing the apparition of a cowboy, smelling cigarette smoke and hearing two young children playing in the hotel corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Royal Hotel

    Yampa, Colorado

    33.2 miles from Wolcott, CO

    This historic hotel is believed to be haunted by two spirits. The first is the apparition of a young woman who is seen rushing through the hallways of the hotel. Her disembodied footsteps have also been heard in various parts of the hotel. The second is a ghost the hotel ...


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    Hotel Colorado

    Glenwood Springs, Colorado

    35.9 miles from Wolcott, CO

    At this 1893 hotel, witnesses say that the elevator works by itself, doors open and close on their own, and there is a phantom smell of cigat smoke in the lobby. The apparition of a little girl in Victorian clothing has been seen on the staircase, and if that weren't ...


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    Pioneer Park - Henry Webber House

    Aspen, Colorado

    36.1 miles from Wolcott, 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

    36.2 miles from Wolcott, 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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    The Gold Pan

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    37 miles from Wolcott, 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 Historic Brown Hotel

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    37 miles from Wolcott, 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 Prospector Restaurant

    Breckenridge, Colorado

    37 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Delaware Hotel

    Leadville, Colorado

    37.5 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Alps Motel

    Leadville, Colorado

    37.9 miles from Wolcott, 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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    The Schwartz Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    43.7 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Twin Lakes Inn

    Twin Lakes, Colorado

    45.7 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Osgood Castle - Redstone Castle

    Carbondale, Colorado

    47.4 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Fairplay Valiton Hotel

    Fairplay, Colorado

    48.9 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Hamill House Museum

    Georgetown, Colorado

    52.1 miles from Wolcott, 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

    52.1 miles from Wolcott, 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

    52.2 miles from Wolcott, 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

    52.2 miles from Wolcott, 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

    53 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Rehder Building

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    54.7 miles from Wolcott, CO

    The ghost of a woman in period clothing has been seen wandering around the building on the ground floor. Banging noises and ghostly music come out of the attic, and the terrifying apparition of an old floating man has been seen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chief Plaza Theater

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    54.8 miles from Wolcott, CO

    This old theatre is allegedly haunted by a troubled poltergeist who plays havoc with staff after closing hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tread of Pioneers Museum

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    54.8 miles from Wolcott, CO

    A shadowy grey apparition has been reported by staff in the building, often accompanied by disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crested Butte Cemetery

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    59.2 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Elk Mountain Lodge

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    59.7 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    59.8 miles from Wolcott, 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

    59.9 miles from Wolcott, 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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    The Slogar

    Crested Butte, Colorado

    60 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Chateau L'Acadienne

    Central City, Colorado

    62.3 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Central City Opera House

    Central City, Colorado

    62.3 miles from Wolcott, 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

    63 miles from Wolcott, 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

    63.3 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Highline Cafe and Saloon - Mountain Muffin

    Hartsel, Colorado

    66 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Meeker Hotel and Cafe

    Meeker, Colorado

    69.4 miles from Wolcott, CO

    The Meeker Hotel and Café is an original establishment, which is over a century old and formerly served as the town military barracks against a local tribe. Four ghosts are reported to haunt the halls of the historic building, including a wandering little girl, a woman in old-fashioned garb, a ...


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    Brook Forest Inn

    Evergreen, Colorado

    69.5 miles from Wolcott, 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

    72.2 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Antero Hot Spring Cabins

    Nathrop, Colorado

    72.5 miles from Wolcott, 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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    The Baldpate Inn

    Estes Park, Colorado

    73.6 miles from Wolcott, CO

    Built in 1917 by Gordon and Ethel Mace, the place stayed in the family until 1986. Folks say Ethel and Gordon weren't ready to part with it, though. Ethel's ghost sits in a wing-back rocking chair near a fireplace with her feet up, reading the Bible, in an old storage ...


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    Mount Vernon Country Club

    Golden, Colorado

    74.2 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Bross Hotel Bed and Breakfast

    Paonia, Colorado

    75.7 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Elkhorn Lodge and Guest Ranch

    Estes Park, Colorado

    76.4 miles from Wolcott, CO

    At this late-1800s historic lodge, said to be one of the area's most haunted hotels, folks have been witnessing haunts for decades, and many of the ghosts date back to the time when the place was a cattle ranch in the 1870s. Those who want to know more can take ...


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    Buffalo Bill Museum

    Golden, Colorado

    76.6 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Stanley Hotel

    Estes Park, Colorado

    77.3 miles from Wolcott, CO

    Anyone who is vaguely interested in haunted hotels will have heard of the Stanley Hotel. The Stanley claims it is the inspiration for the haunted horror of  Stephen King's The Shining and with a long oral history of "ghostly adventures" occurring there, the Stanley is well aware of the money ...


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    Hotel Boulderado

    Boulder, Colorado

    77.4 miles from Wolcott, 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

    77.5 miles from Wolcott, 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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    University of Colorado - Macky Auditorium

    Boulder, Colorado

    77.5 miles from Wolcott, 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

    77.6 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Heritage Square

    Golden, Colorado

    78 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Red Rocks Amphitheater

    Golden, Colorado

    78.4 miles from Wolcott, 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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    Western State College - Robidoux Hall

    Gunnison, Colorado

    80.8 miles from Wolcott, 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

    81.1 miles from Wolcott, 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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