The most terrifying time of year is almost here, and Wyoming is full of spooky must-see sites.Wyoming Travel and Tourism
a story about the most haunted and spooky Wyoming Ghost Stories. Check out
our favorites below:
*1.The Frontier Prison* near Rawlins off of I-80 is named the “Old Pen” as
it housed inmates from 1901 through 1981, then it was used as the location
for a feature film called Prison. Several paranormal investigating teams
have visited to document reports of ghostly orbs, footsteps and other odd
phenomena. Once each July the prison welcomes a small corps of overnight
guests for a “Locked Down” night spent in your very own cell.
*2. Cody’s Irma Hotel* – William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody built the hotel in
his namesake town and named it after his daughter. Several staff members
who’ve worked in the hotel for a quarter-century or more say they’ve seen
ghosts. The rocking chair in Room 16 – once Irma’s room – sometimes rocks
on its own, and people report seeing the ghost of a man in a Confederate
uniform in Room 35.
*3. Casper’s the Ivy House Inn Bed & Breakfast *reportedly is haunted by
its first owners, Frank and Rhea White, and their cats. Every year in May,
current owners Tom and Kathy Jackson and their teenage son Eric throw a
gala party on the night Rhea died, and they also have haunted slumber
parties each October.
*4. Cheyenne’s Plains Hotel Ghost Story* – One popular story told involves
a newlywed couple staying at the Plains Hotel. It seems the bride caught
her new husband with a prostitute and shot them both before turning the gun
on herself. Rosie, the bitter bride, allegedly wanders the hotel’s second
floor in a blue gown.
*5. Spooky Deaths in Yellowstone *– You may want to pick up a copy of
“Death in Yellowstone by Yellowstone park historian Lee H. Whittlesey.
Although not a book of ghost stories, this sobering look at “accidents and
foolhardiness” offers details of several hundred folks who met grisly ends
in Yellowstone. Murders, bear maulings, falls into hot springs – they’re