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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; the ski resort of Vail; and Dinosaur National Monument, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Legends, Folklore and Scary Stories in Colorado
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; 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; 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; 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; and numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
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 singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; and the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
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