Aspen CO hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Aspen Colorado United States of America. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Colorado. Camelopard travel tips and hints. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Colorado.
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Scary Stories, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters, Folklore and Legends in Colorado
Ghosts of the Historic Brook Forest Inn in Evergreen, including a stable hand, a chambermaid and a little boy, as well as Native American spirits in the surrounding area; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; how the Manitou blocked Oak Creek Canyon, with a huge rock from the sky, so that a Ute chief could escape with the wife that he had rescued from Arapaho raiders; and the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
Ghastly spectral riders, the shades of a deranged ravisher and the partially eaten corpse of his suicidal victim Zecana, both on a phantom horse to which they were bound by the victim's vengeful husband, the warrior Ta-in-ga-ro, who drove the rapist mad with hunger and fear; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Caņon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; the ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs; and the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Colorado
The rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; Dinosaur National Monument; and the ski resort of Vail, are among the attractions of Colorado.
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