Rocky Mountain National Park Area CO hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Rocky Mountain National Park Area Colorado United States of America. Colorado cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. Colorado attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints.
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Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Colorado
The magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the ski resort of Vail; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the geology of Colorado National Monument; Dinosaur National Monument; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; and the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters, Folklore and Scary Stories 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; 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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; and 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, 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 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 singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
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