Gunnison Crested Butte CO hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Gunnison Crested Butte Colorado USA. Colorado scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Colorado. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers.
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Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends and Monsters in Colorado
The singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; 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; 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; and the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
Hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; 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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; 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; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Parks, State Forests, National Forests and Refuges in Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) dwellings; Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge; Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; San Isabel National Forest; Pike National Forest with Pike's peak; Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, with wildlife such as bison; Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose and elk; Eldorado Canyon State Park; Golden Gate Canyon State Park; Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge; Baca National Wildlife Refuge; Rocky Mountain National Park with lakes, waterfalls and wildlife such as elk; Roosevelt National Forest; Arapaho National Forest; Chipeta State Park; White River National Forest; Gunnison National Forest; Rio Grande National Forest; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve; Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge with moose, pronghorn antelopes and elk; Colorado State Forest; and Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Colorado.
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