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Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Myths, Folklore and Monsters in California
The ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the haunted swimming pool of Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, where bathers have their legs grabbed by unseen hands (the nun in white, in the library, is more harmless); Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the spirits of Kate Morgan, a little boy and girl, the mistress of a millionaire, a Victorian lady who likes to dance and a former caretaker in San Diego's famous Hotel Del Coronado (used in the movie Some Like it Hot and remarkable for its Victorian wooden architecture); and the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the little phantom girl who knocks on the door of Room 42 and the spectral madame of Room 33 who are among the ghosts of the San Remo Hotel, San Francisco; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; and the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the wraiths of Camp Comfort County Park, which include a phantom horsewoman, a charred man, a headless man riding a motor bike, a bloody bride and a demonic hound that watches over the tomb of a vampire; and the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the many hauntings of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, which include a Lady in White in the reception area, children playing in the swimming pool, a man killed in the engine room and the mystery of room B340; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; and the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park, are yet more strange folktales of California.
State Parks, National Forests, State Forests, Nature Reserves, National Parks and Refuges in California
Piedras Blancas; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Point Reyes National Seashore; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Yosemite National Park with wildlife such as black bears and beavers, as well as specacular Tunnel View, from which you can see El Capitan, the Bridal Veil Falls and more; Joshua Tree National Park; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Kings Canyon National Park; and Ano Nuevo State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
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