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These Colorado ghost tours are full of gore, paranormal activity, and terrifying tales sure to thrill this fall season!

Ready for Halloween? We’ve compiled a list of 13 of Colorado’s scariest ghost tours sure to chill you to the bone. No matter where you are in Colorado, you can find a tour near you. Sign up early – most will sell out! (listed in alphabetical order)

 

 

Aspen’s DarkSide Ghost Tour | Dean’s Aspen Tours

1. Aspen

Uncover Aspen’s sordid past on this ghostly one-hour walking tour. One of Colorado’s most famous mountain towns will come alive as your expert guide reveals tales of terror dating back to 1879 and into the present. This unique experience will leave your skin crawling long after the tour!

Tour Provided By: Dean’s Aspen Tours | Book Now

 

2. Breckenridge

The ghosts of the Wild West will come out to play on this original walking tour that started in 2010. You’ll take part in the action – ghost hunting equipment included! Take this tour at night for the best effect or book a private tour in the daylight if you have little ones.

Tour Provided By: Breckenridge Tours | Book Now

 

 

Buena Vista Ghost and Murder Tour | Salida Walking Tours

3. Buena Vista

Buena Vista’s bloody past will surprise and shock you on this gruesome tour full of true stories. See the location of the city’s only legal hanging, the old red light district, and buildings which are said to be haunted to this day. From murder stories to restless spirits, you’ll have trouble sleeping after taking this tour!

Tour Provided By: Salida Walking Tours | Book Now

 

4. Colorado Springs

Having been founded in 1871, many say that the streets of downtown Colorado Springs are full of phantoms and tortured souls. Some stories are true, but others are not. Your tour guide, who will be from the Pikes Peak Writers Guild, will seduce you with spooky stories…but will you be tricked? Take the tour to find out! Each ticket includes a free coffee drink from Wild Goose Meeting House.

Tour Provided By: Downtown Colorado Springs | Book Now

 

 

Ghosts of Capitol Hill Tour | Denver Walking Tours

5. Denver – Capitol Hill

Did you know that the horror movies The Changeling and Poltergeist were inspired by a site in Denver’s Capitol Hill? Visit this site along with a defunct burial site and several haunted mansions to include one belonging to famous Titanic survivor “Unsinkable Molly Brown.”

Tour Provided By: Denver Walking Tours | Book Now

 

6. Denver – Cheeseman Park

Cheeseman Park is Denver’s first cemetery and will scare even the strongest among us. This one-and-a-half hour walking tour is full of chilling stories and first-hand accounts of paranormal activity. Beware of walking on the graves…you can never be too sure who you might offend!

Tour Provided By: Denver Local Tours | Book Now

 

7. Denver – LoDo (Walking Tour Only)

It’s no coincidence that some of downtown Denver’s most popular haunts by day are actually haunted by night! This walking tour will take you to iconic sites including Union Station, Coors Field, The Oxford Hotel, and Larimer Street to unearth eerie accounts of shadowy figures.

Tour Provided By: Best Tours of Denver | Book Now

 

 

Denver Ghost Tour Pub Crawl | Nightly Spirits

8. Denver – LoDo (Pub Crawl)

Quell your fear with a little liquid courage on this scary pub crawl in Denver’s downtown. You’ll go back in time to Prohibition when people used underground tunnels and seedy behavior was around every corner. Visit haunted bars and hear tales of gore and mystery. Tickets do not include the price of drinks.

Tour Provided By: Nightly Spirits | Book Now

 

9. Estes Park

When it comes to haunted mansion tours, nothing tops the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. See the hotel room Steven King stayed in when he wrote The Shining and feel the strong paranormal activity as you pass through the halls. Guests of the hotel get discounted tickets.

Tour Provided By: The Stanley Hotel | Book Now

 

 

Fort Collins Ghost Tour | Fort Collins Tours

10. Fort Collins

Why stay above ground when you can go below to get even closer to the dearly departed? The Fort Collins Ghost Tour takes you further than just seeing the most spooky landmarks to actually going underneath them. The tour runs from Memorial Day through Christmas and is only $20 per person.

Tour Provided By: Fort Collins Tours | Book Now

 

11. Golden

Golden might be home to Coors Brewery and the School of Mines, but it is chock-full of blood-curdling stories. From lynchings to murders to a “night of terror,” there is more than what meets the eye in this picturesque town. Note: parental guidance is suggested, and children under the age of 13 are discouraged from participating.

Tour Provided By: Colorado Haunted History | Book Now

 

 

Manitou Springs Ghost Tours | Manitou Springs Heritage Center

12. Manitou Springs

Many believe that ghosts still roam the streets of Manitou Springs in search of peace…or is it revenge? The Manitou Springs Heritage Center hosts shorter, 45-minute walking tours that provide a fun and theatrical experience. Don’t forget to visit their museum, which is free to the public.

Tour Provided By: Manitou Springs Heritage Center | Book Now

 

13. Salida

Did you know that Salida had its very own serial killer? Or a brothel that is haunted by its madam? Discover this and more on this 90-minute walking tour that features terrifying – and true – tales of the departed. Your guide will even get into the spirit of the night with a ghostly costume.

Tour Provided By: Salida Walking Tours | Book Now

 

Let Colorado’s haunted past come alive with one of these chilling ghost tours! We hope you visit us as well while you’re in Colorado Springs on one of our walking food tours. They’re scary delicious! 😉

Cheers, Your Rocky Mountain Food Tours Team

(So, what’s a food tour, anyway…?)

 

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