Ward CO hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Ward Colorado USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Colorado. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Colorado.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
Dinosaur National Monument; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; 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 magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; and the ski resort of Vail, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Legends, Folklore and Scary Stories in Colorado
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 Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; 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; and the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
The singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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; 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 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 other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
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