In New Mexico
Alamogordo - cemetery and canyon road -
many people and especially the older residents of Alamogordo have
claimed to have seen a woman dressed in white in the cemetery late at
night and also along and up canyon road as far as the scenic extension
floating, and always at night. What she is looking for and why she is
there is unsure.
Alamogordo - DWI Offices - People who work in the DWI offices (located in the old part of Alamogordo.) claim that there is a ghost haunting it. It used to be a sheriff’s office and cellblock. People who work there claim they see and hear doors open, hear footsteps, and occasionally see a young male dressed in an old style suit from about 90 years ago. No bad vibes are usually felt in these offices, unless you make noises like running or moving furniture. That’s when you feel cold and doors slam.
Alamogordo - Washington Park - A while back in the day there was a shoot out at this park "Washington Park". There was 2 or 3 hurt but one of them died. They say during the afternoon you can here foot steps in the grass and from far away bye the shut down swimming pool you can here moaning or crying but when you get close to the location you cant here the moaning or crying no more just fill strange and cold.
Albuquerque - Albuquerque Press Club - the ghost of "Mrs. M" appears at the bar.
Albuquerque - The Aroyro - "Albuquerque - The Aroyro - "el Yorone" the crier is the ghost of a mother whose child was drowned in the drainage ditch. It s said at night she wanders the ditch crying and searching for her lost child" - December 2003 addition - There are a few discrepancies. First off its called The Arroyo and the woman's name is "La Llorona." its an old legend told to children by their parents. Go to - www.lallorona.com for a better understanding.
Albuquerque - Carrie Tingly children's hospital-1113 university blvd. - There is said to be glowing rooms in unused portions of the hospital. There are also invisible "force fields" that do not allow a person to pass. The force fields also make a static/hissing sound when encountered. There are sounds of crying Voices, heartbeats. Black robed figures in darkened halls.
Albuquerque - Desert Sands Motel - Located at 5000 Central Ave SE it's a cheap and easy place to stay when you're headed west on I40. Visitors got the corner room of the center building on the first floor. Immediately things began. There were cold spots, voices in the bathroom, the water ran by itself, the TV kept turning on and off on it's own, changing channels by itself, and the door kept unlocking.
Albuquerque - Haunted Hill - Located at the end of Menaul in the foothills. You can hear screaming, footsteps and bodies being drug. You can see a lantern swinging as if someone is walking down the trail and you can see an apparition of an old man coming after you. It is said that the old man used to live in the man caves at the top of the hill and kill prostitutes up there on the weekends.
Albuquerque - Abandoned Insane Asylum - There is an Abandoned Insane Asylum on the corner of Edith and Osuna. The asylum is owned by the neighbors and are strict about trespassing. For those who have risked going into this asylum have witnessed a large black cloud hovering above them. This black cloud has appeared in pictures as well. It is said that one patient went so crazy that he killed several patients and staff (nurses and doctors etc.) After the murders, the asylum was never the same and they were forced to close it down. The neighbors of the insane asylum is The Banditos Motorcycle gang... they don't mind releasing their Rottweiler on anyone who enters their property.
Albuquerque - Kimo Theater, Central Ave., NW - A young boy was killed backstage when a hot water pipe burst from the theater's boiler. The tradition is to place a donut backstage before opening night of any performance so things go right, i.e. lighting, sound, etc. There are two other entities that seem to be much older than the young boy. The theater's opening night was in fall of 1927. These entities seem to be from that era, where as the boy is more contemporary.
Albuquerque - Job Corps - By the lunch room there is a nun that is sometimes carrying a baby. You can see her when the lights from the light posts are on. The new dorms the upstairs girls side one night I heard someone running down the hall, my roommate and I looked out to see who it was there was no one there some of the girls said that they did not hear anything.
Albuquerque - Johnson Gym University of New Mexico - While in the facility at night after closing, there is a strong presence and a feeling of being followed and watched. Also, shadows appear in the corner of the eye, and then immediately disappear if looked at directly. Rumor (urban legend?) has it that a murder took place many years ago, or that a student hung herself in one of the locker rooms.
Albuquerque - Old Honeywell bldg on Bluewater - Supposedly the building was built on or near a Native American grave. A young woman appears to people who work in the dark supply area. A witness saw her in the IT room at the opposite end of the building. She simply walked through the closed door and stood and stared at them.
Alamogordo - The old hospital - You can hear moaning and crying at night because of deaths of people who were suffering at the hospital and it is cold by the area and you could see shadows by windows.
Albuquerque - The old Salvador Armijo House, now "Maria Teresa" Restaurant - This house dates back to 1840, and has been occupied in one form or the other up to the present. Various staff members of this restaurant have shared personal experiences of voices, noises, and sensations of being touched by unknown entities after hours. A great place to visit and ask questions. To those that haven't quit or are willing to share.
Albuquerque - Radisson Hotel - On the first floor of the hotel you can hear scratching noises and slamming doors above you late at night, even if there is no one renting the room above yours. There is loud yelling and screaming in rooms that are vacant and sometimes women are shaken until they wake up by what seems to feel like children’s hands. The third floor (which no one is supposed to be on) is the only floor that has not been remolded. As soon as the elevator doors open you are hit with a gust of hot air. As you walk further through the floor there is the remains or what used to be a bar. The top is in perfect condition but the rest of it is completely destroyed. In the corner of the bar is what appears to be newly broken glass. No one knows how it was there because there were no employees up there recently and none of the windows were broken.
Albuquerque - Ramada Hotel - The Corner Room - >From one of the staff, the corner room, of this big hotel is haunted by a young broken hearted lady, where her once true love killed her because he wanted her out of her life. She is said to only be on the bottom floor, where she is said to haunt the lobby and the corner room where she was killed. When the service ladies go to clean the corner room, they find that the room is all messed up, bed sheets all aver the place, the TV knocked down, and the curtains all torn and up. This activity went on so long that management just closed off the room and don't rent it out anymore. But often, staff still visits the corner room. And it's all messed up.
Albuquerque - San Pedro Library - At night you hear the dead librarian saying "please come check out a book!” The lights turn on and off and things control themselves on they're own. Her dead children slither around while darkening the room!
Albuquerque - UNM Children's Psychiatric Hospital - employees who work here know about the seclusion suite being haunted. Numerous employees have witnessed water turning on and off by itself, lights flickering on and off, doors unlocking or locking without being able to unlock, and small black footprints walking across the bathroom floor. In one instance, the security cameras were blocked out by a black image and a figure walking towards the camera lens, which appeared larger and larger when you looked at the monitor televisions. Numerous patients who have stayed in the seclusion suite claim they cannot sleep due to visual "hallucinations" which may actually be ghosts.
Albuquerque - Xilinx - This building used to be a mental heath hospital, and on several occasions banging noises have been heard throughout the building (mostly in the bathroom). Some see shadowy figures moving up and down the hallways, groaning noises out side in the courtyard, and voices whispering in the back office area. Also on several occasions objects began to move all by themselves.
Alcalde - Old Courthouse - A woman form Spain came to live in the house with her new husband that was picked for by the bride’s father. Soon after the newly weds settled in the husband became very abusive and through his bride down the stair case and she died. Soon after the bride was dead the French man commit suicide. A few years down the road the house was turned into a courthouse. People guilty of crimes were hung from a tree in front of the mansion. Today the house is locked up and no one lives in it. People have claimed to a see woman walking up and down that staircases and a man pacing back and forth in an upstairs bedroom. Other witnesses have since bodies hanging from the tree in front of the property. Lights go gone when there is no electricity hooked up etc...
Anthony - Gadsden High School - It is said that a white apparition of a female frequents the Old English Building. This building is located at the front of the school, near the end of Washington Street. Apparently, a girl student was attending the school dance. She was taken to the basement by two males where she was raped and murdered. Students, staff, as well as custodians, have seen and heard her in the building. Her spirit can be seen from the street walking from one end of the building to the other, as if she was walking through the walls.
Artesia - Atoka School - It's an old building that was a school awhile back...It has been closed for some time, some youth today sneak in the old haunted school and hear strange noises from around.
Aztec - Miss Gail’s Inn - There are several ghosts. One is of a lady that floats down the stairs. We've personally experienced an old man in room #7 who's very "cantankerous". There is also a tree in the back that was the site of a hanging.
Bayard - Chino Mines Creek - There is an old lady seen in the creek crying and yelling for her child. A flood had supposedly gone through this woman's home and washed her son away. She is still heard and seen in the area calling for her son. Another story is, She was a beautiful Hispanic women the only problem was that she was poor. One day she was in the village when she met a handsome man. They started dating and ended up getting married. Then one day she noticed that he had changed. He was always leaving town and leaving her to tend to her children. Well he would leave more and more. Until she caught him cheating on her with another women. Well instead of getting even, she that she would get back at him by not letting him see the children, by drowning them in the local creek. When doing this she realized what she was doing and tried to stop but she lost control and let the kids go. Well they started to float down the creek, she tried to run after them and try to save them but it was no use she had lost them forever. While running she tripped over a root in the ground and hit her head right open. She died instantly, Well the story goes every night you can hear her crying and yelling for her children this is what they call the "Llorna" which means crying lady. Since that had happened it is said that you can hear her crying all over searching the riverbeds for her children.
Carlsbad - German Town - An old Dam Works with the overseer house and garage/ storage building. Strange noises and lights at night. Some strange photos taken.
Cerrillos - The town and General Store - The town of Cerrillos (little hills) is a charming, tree-shaded town located 27 miles south of Santa Fe. The village is one of the old traditional villages in Santa Fe County. Cerrillos officially came into being in the 1870 s as a wild and wooly mining town, and little has changed in its appearance since then. It contains many old western storefronts and adobe buildings, complete with hitching posts, old grocery and western bar, old church, ancient cottonwood trees, dirt streets, and railroad tracks. It can be seen in the Walt Disney movie, "Elfego Baca" and then later in "Young Guns I & II". While there, if you go into the old General Store - which is still in operation - there is a cold spot, although no one knows why, or they aren't saying, on your right even though there are windows directly in front of its location.
Chaco Canyon National Historic Park - While on the hiking trails you can feel the presence of someone with you, following you.
Cimarron - St. James Hotel - Witnesses have reported apparitions of a strange, short man w/ pockmarks called "the Imp." Along with numerous other events have occurred in that hotel.
Cimarron - St. James Hotel - Room 17 is haunted by a female ghost in what is now called "Mary's Room." In that particular room there is a strong odor of perfume. If the window is left open, she will knock upon it until you close it.
Cimarron - St. James Hotel - Room 18 is haunted by a man that was killed after winning rights to the hotel in a poker game and they say he is so violent, the room is padlocked and no one is allowed in there. A local says staff members occasionally enter the room to refill his Jack Daniels and afterwards, he seems to come downstairs and wreak havoc on the place for about a month - he does NOT want anyone in his room for any reason.
Cloudcroft - The Lodge Said to be haunted by a redheaded ghost by the name of Rebecca frequents the dining room. There is also the spirit of a chambermaid in her 20s or 30s who was murdered by a jealous lover and buried somewhere in the basement.
Clovis - Norman Petty Studios - Ghosts have not been seen first hand here, but have been photographed. Phantoms include: a group young men who were photographed in the living quarters of the old studios (now a museum) and strange orange lights in the same location. Sensitive visitors have wanted to cry for no reason.
Clovis - Pathway House - Employees at this treatment center for adolescent boys have reported seeing shadows late at night. One administrator was working late at night when he heard some one climbing the stairs above his office. He went to investigate because he knew that no one was supposed to be in that part of the building at night. When he opened the door to the staircase he saw a white life sized object floating up the stairs. - June 2008 Update - Memorial hospital closed more than 30 years ago and stood vacant until very recently. During its vacancy, people would see a woman run in terror from the building. Thinking it was a "real" woman; people would stop to help her only to find she was nowhere to be found. Over the years, people have also seen the dark figure of a man lingering in the south parking lot. He would fade away if approached. Recently, the Memorial Hospital building was reopened and is being used by non-profit agencies for storage and office space. People working in the building report seeing dark figures and hearing unexplained bumps and groans at night.
Corrales - Rancho De Corrales - A sad tale of jealousy and revenge sums up the history of this site. The Emberto family lived here in the late 1800s. In 1898, the son killed his father's mistress. Dad then shot his wife (the boy's mother) for starting the trouble. In all the confusion, Dad himself was shot and killed. It seems the spirits of the Embertos are still going at each other today.
Dawson - Dawson Cemetery - The site of the two worst mine collapses in history which happened ten years apart and killed over 300 men. There is an obvious forlorn feeling as you walk around and the immigrant diversity is grand. It feels as if all the spirits are waiting for something and are watching you, expecting some sort of change.
Deming - Deming Middle school - in the basement their are loud sounds up stairs computers turn on by it self.
Deming - Greensands - Old factory in the desert, you can hear screams from an abandoned house 50 yards away. Shadowy figures, and a little girl holding a baby doll.
Deming - Holy Cross Sanatorium - It was a military base in WWI and a TB hospital during WWII. In the mid 70's there was a devil-worshiping cult that used it to sacrifice animals. It has one remaining building all others were torn down due to the decrements. This building is definitely haunted; witnesses have heard noises from the upper floor and seen lights near the fountain at night. It has tunnels that lead from Northwestern part of town to the Southeastern side of town, which ends up at the airport; they have all been caved in. It has been a place for teenagers to go and party. Different people have experienced something in what they call the "Alter Room". It is a shadowy figure that lurks just inside the doorway. There is also a cemetery just to the north of the building, graves disturbed and a large cross has been cut down. Town legend says that the teenagers that cut it down in the 70's all died that year. The houses around the area are also reported to have paranormal activities. The Holy Cross in recent days has become a dangerous place to be. Murders have been committed there in the last few years. A gang has killed a peer as a sacrifice and a lover’s quarrel was the demise of a man in a drainpipe. The place has always been that of graffiti artists writing their names or the names of their favorite bands. Now gang names and signs are all over it marking it as territory. Sheriffs patrol it often now and run people off who are in there and possibly arrest them for trespassing.
Deming - Martin Elementary - Recent janitors have been in the building by themselves and have heard doors opening and closing. Down the west side hall the girls bathroom flushes on it's own. They have also heard what sound like some running along roof. Teachers have reported that when they were by themselves working in the evening, they have heard doors slamming, someone walking in the hall, sound coming from other classrooms. Also doorknobs turning, knocking windows and noises that escalates in sound. They have also had as sense of uneasiness as if someone is watching you and also and apparition of a women reading a book.
Deming - Memorial Elementary - Two students have reported seeing a knife in the gym, noises, lights flickering. They have also heard the piano in the third grade hallway when no one was there. Also two girls staring in the windows.
Faribault - Shattuck/St. Mary - There has been a number of hauntings in this old school. You can see old headmasters walking through the halls. In the boys dorm you can see a mama lab and her puppies. Shattuck/St. Mary was an old military school and you can still see in the theatre people walking around the stage. - April 2007 Correction - Shattuck was NEVER an infirmary. www.s-sm.org/arch/history/. It has been a school since 1858, never was a hospital or a ski lodge. faribault.org/History1/Limestone_fun.htm#Shattuck. Whitney Memorial Arch artistically frames Shumway Hall at Shattuck School. Shattuck was originally a grammar school as part of the Episcopal Seabury Divinity Seminary. It later offered secondary-level military education for boys, and finally merged with St. Mary’s to become a private co-educational preparatory school. The arch was constructed in 1926 of limestone salvaged from two other early campus buildings.
Farmington - Lions Wilderness Park - there has been some strange sightings of a person who has been taking things from people and making some strange eerie noises and seems to scare people away from the park. People say at night that you can hear walking footsteps coming towards them and suddenly stopping at a few steps away them and then someone touching them and no one is there. Late at night you can here screaming and then laughs so scary that you cannot even image.
Fort Bayard - FBMC hospital and housing - Fort Bayard Medical Center has been around since the 1800's. It was originally a cavalry base where the Buffalo Soldiers(first African American soldiers in the U.S. cavalry)were first introduced in New Mexico. After military use, a medical center was constructed and used as a TB center. It is now a long term care facility, and veterans hospital. In the basement (where the dungeon for the original base was) there have been sighting of wheelchairs rolling down the hall, door opening and closing, sounds of shackles and chains, moaning, crying, conversations, laughing, voices, people touching your shoulder, and apparition sightings, throughout the whole hospital on all 6 floors, esp. 2 west. In the housing area there are reports of hauntings, footsteps, late at night when everyone is asleep, apparitions, knocking on the doors and no one there, covers being torn off you.
Fort Wingate - Fort Wingate WW2 Hospital - Fort Wingate which is just due east of Gallup, once used to be a huge Fort used for storing weapon caches during WW2. Wingate also had a hospital used to treat in injured that were returned home. Well some that were injured there had major problems such as loss of limbs and mental retardation. The hospital was said to be sad and lonely. Rumors have spread around stating that spirits could be seen and heard looking for there limbs and or minds. The military now has the hospital closed off to the public ever since the rumors went out. The hospital closed right after the end of the war. To this day strange and weird noises can be heard coming from the hospital.
Gallup - old house on Aztec - The old house is said to be haunted by a little boy named Billy. Who had an unfortunate death while playing in his room. He is said to live in the closet of the front bedroom, and is a friendly ghost that has played with children that have lived in that room.
Grants - Econo Lodge - No one is allowed on the third floor, it now is used as a storage. From the swimming pool, you can see people looking down at you. You can hear footsteps, screaming, and the elevators going up there. The elevators don't even work. Someone appears in the Kitchen. You feel a coldness upon you. December 2003 addition: They say it’s just a fake. People are forgetting about it. No newspaper can be found, it like the town has covered it up. Some locals say they know there’s something there. They heard a Maid was murdered there, she was taking some towels up to a man and when she got to his room he grabbed her and murder her in his room on the third floor. The police tape is still on the left wing of the third floor. People say that if you go to the room that it happen in that you can still smell blood and that the room is very cold. If you go at just the strike of midnight you can hear her screams and moans. All the rooms that don't have numbers on the door are said that something happed in those rooms. The hotel it filled with evil and people say that if you sleep on the second floor of the under the room that it happened in that you can hear here yelling and cry for help!
Grants - Montecarlo Restaurant - Upstairs there is a room used for banquets. The upstairs used to have apartments, but they were gutted by a fire in the early 1990's and remolded. There is a ghost that shakes what sounds like a key ring full of keys. Often the ghost shakes them right next to people's ears. There are cold spots, and the ceiling fanlights go on and off at will.
Lamy - Legal Tender Building - 4 different ghosts have been seen. Lady in White with child Chinese railroad worker. Man in black(bystander in a card game)
Las Cruces - Hangerlake Hanger - Have been reports from witnesses upon entering this off-limit's and somewhat guarded building. They tell of seeing the dead, hanging from the rafters. Of course strange sound's, banging noise's, people's voices. Residents in the area, in the neighborhood have seen and experienced demonic activity on many, many accounts.
Las Cruces - El Patio Restaurant - the original site of the San Albino Church. The restaurant is said to be haunted by a woman (maybe the original owner of the restaurant) at night after closing you could hear trays falling in the kitchen and things missing. The owner's great grandfather was Albert Fountain an attorney for Billy the Kid. He disappeared presumably murdered.
Las Cruces - Rio Grand River - This lady back in the days when the river ran a mile wide. She got sick of her kids and drowned them. She shortly died after word. Only to be sentenced to her own type of hell. She is now in search of her kids, which was promised she would never find. To this day you can see her faint glow across the river with her high-pitched screechy scream that will leave your ears ringing for weeks.
Las Cruses - toys -r -us - a little boy about five or six years old haunts the store in the night you could here his laughs and during the day has always playing with the toys so employees have a hard time keeping the toys off the floor. - October 2007 Update: Store has now been closed and abandoned for most of a year. Was shut down as part of Toys r us financial problems.
La Luz - La Luz Canyon - It has been reported that a mother and two children were killed when their car was ran off the bridge by a truck coming down from the canyon. People say if you go up the canyon road to where the road divides going down to the hanging tree. It is said that if you stop on the bridge before you turn onto the dirt road you can put baby powder on your car or you can also see it from the dew on your car. Park your car and wait. You will feel forces pushing the car off the bridge in either directions or then if you *dare* get out of your car and look on the bumper you will see handprints and hear children giggling. People say that the giggles are merely signs of the children saying your welcome.
La Luz - Water Treatment Plant - Though it is unsure what haunts the water treatment plant. There is no denying that it is in fact haunted. As you walk in one flashlight will light up the entire room as it reflects off of the water and the crystals. It provides you with an eerie feeling right from the start. As you walk around you will notice cold spots and hot spots. Though not particularly the most desirable place to spend eternity, it would seem that many apparitions could be seen there.
Los Alamos - Los Alamos High School - The auditorium is the dwelling place of the two most frequently seen ghosts in the school. During a performance one night back in the 50's a girl fell from the spiral staircase above the stage. She died and is said to push people off of the staircase by a huge gust of cold air. Another ghost is of a girl that had a heart attach in the 5th seat from the left in the front row. Whenever somebody sits in this seat they can feel her presence through cold air and a sad, uneasy feeling.
Los Alamos - Peggy Sue Bridge - There is the remains of an old bridge connecting two sides of a canyon in Los Alamos. It is said that in the 1950s there was a girl named Peggy Sue that was so depressed that she went to the bridge and jumped to her death. Her ghost now lingers and pushes people off of the bridge. It is an old Los Alamos High School tradition to go to the bridge and brave the crossing of the bridge. October 2007 Update: This is considered an Urban Legend, until further proof.
Los Lunas - Luna - Otero Mansion - about 20 miles south of Albuquerque, the ghost of Josefita Otero has appeared in numerous rooms here.
Madrid - The entire town and surrounding hills - Madrid was a coal mining town in the 1800's through 1940's until it became an abandoned ghost town. In the 1970's hippies, artist and outlaws began rebuilding it and it is alive today. The entire town has been site of numerous ghost sightings, most notably in certain houses, the old miners/town cemetery, the old church (now a house)and the surrounding arroyos. Apparitions range from sightings of la llarona in the arroyos, silent cowboys escorting a Spanish woman in fine dress though mainstreet, and various ghostly forms at the cemetery. The town area was also the site of the Aztecs trade for turquoise in New Mexico / Mexico older history.
Mescalero - Mescalero day care center - An old high school burned down at the location. And is now a daycare center. A ghost that is said to throw objects move objects and knock on doors. Employees of the daycare center reported sightings during later after hours when the building was closed.
Mesilla - Double Eagle Restaurant & Peppers Restaurant - ghosts have been photographed and witnessed here. An aristocratic residence on the plaza was built in 1849. Here, a petite Spanish maid, Inez, was stabbed to death by the mother, Senora Maese, of her lover, Armando. The son was stabbed himself and died just days later. The Carlotta Room, the scene of the tragedy, has a reputation for cold spots, a woman's laughter, the apparition of a small woman in black skirt and white blouse, and the strong scent of perfume. Double Eagle restaurant and Peppers grill are both in the same building.
Montezuma - Montezuma Castle - 60 miles east of Santa Fe, The Evil was filmed there. Ever since, people have seen some sort of woman in the castle towers at night. No one wants to go in there at night. It is currently being renovated.
Pendaries - Restaurant & Lodge - Many of the employees have seen an older man in the downstairs bar. He has also been seen outside one of the rooms in the lodge.
Philmont - the haunted mesa - paranormal activities and sightings of apparitions have appeared over the years.
Pojoaqus - Pojoaque High school - A girl hung herself in the girls locker room at the gym from a showerhead. She is now said to wander around the gym and if you go into the locker room at night you will see her body hanging from the shower.
Raton - The Shuler Theatre - Located in the center of town, the theatre is most certainly haunted. On stage there are scraping sounds of someone in high heels. Down in the dressing rooms is the scariest place in the theatre. The dressing area with just a curtain as a door has very different temperatures in certain places. There is a broken mirror, which ALMOST always never works. Creepy all over. All you have to do is see a performance to witness the haunting of Mr. Shuler. Very cool.
Roswell - Chaves County Courthouse- Young children are heard playing in the basement area at any time of the day or night. This place used to be the only execution site in New Mexico for many years.
Roswell - New Mexico Military Institute - The New Mexico Military Institute does not use the phonetic alphabet 'J' for Juliet for one of its troops for a very simple reason...it is believed to be cursed. Back in the 1800's when the school was still an all male military school in the frontier Juliet troop was on of the troops to go out and defend the school from Indians and other Wild West characters. After one such excursion, no one from the Juliet troop survived. A tower with a clock was built in their honor and the letter 'J' has not been used since. On some days when the sun is just right if you look up at the tower you can see faces in the rock of the boys who lost their lives looking back at you.
Roswell - Pecan Fields - it seems to happen every Sunday during October, but if you drive down Country Club towards the pecan fields after midnight there is a little boy who runs across the street crying. if you listen you can hear the sounds of a little kid crying. he'll look over to you. he has no legs.
Roswell - Pueblo Auditorium - in the upstairs balcony you can see a boy, that is, until you go up there, then he disappears
Ruidoso - Bonita Lake - Full of abandoned gold mines, this lake used to be a miners prospect. There is still an entire town underneath the lake. In the camping areas around the lake you can still find many miners carts, lanterns much of it untouched. There is a house in one part that many people camping in the area have reported strange lights coming from as well as sounds. "I thought there were a bunch of kids goofing off" claimed one camper. "It sounded like a party with music, lots of people talking and gunfire." Later this camper discovered the only other people in the area were three adult campers and a border collie.
Ruidoso Downs - Hale Lake - Eyewitnesses report many strange activities in Hale Lake Just outside of Ruidoso Downs. It is said that this is where a Settler, Indian dispute first took place. If you go there at night be sure to take friends. As you drive up the radio the heater and anything electrical will not work on your car. Be prepared to stay the night. If you drive down in the middle of the night the brakes on your car will not work. There is not a lake there, but rather a small pond. Many people have claimed to see faces in their campfires. Other reports include War Paint on their vehicles. Vehicles dieing in the middle of the night, and starting up in the morning with nothing apparently wrong with them. Illuminated Gates have been seen, as well as many reports of a man wearing all leather on horseback that many have thought they run over only to look back as the dust cleared to see him in their rearview mirror. The dreams that people have while camped there are probably the most interesting aspect of the whole place though.
Santa Fe - The College of Santa Fe - One ghost in particular paces in the shadows late at night. Another prominent ghost on campus is that of a decapitated nurse during WWII. The campus was an insane asylum during this time, and a post-war inmate snapped and cut off a nurse's head. She has been seen walking in the hallways, which now lead to the cafeteria. Ask the students, they can tell you, and the whole college is haunted.
Santa Fe - Grant Corner Inn - Rooms 4 and 8 and the hallway on the second floor are the primary haunting sites in this three- story house built in 1905. Objects falling on the floor, footsteps, and slamming doors are among the usual fare. There is also a grayish figure that appears in the hallway.
Santa Fe - The Heritage Home - an old turn-of-the-century site where criminals were hung from the large cottonwood in front of the building. The tree's limbs have long since been cut down, however the shadows of the limbs are still casting on moonlit nights.
Santa Fe - La Fonda Hotel - The present dining room in this lovely old hotel is situated exactly over an old well, in which a man leapt to his death over 100 years ago. He had lost his company's money gambling. Guests in the dining room sometimes report seeing a man walk to the center of the room and then jump as if into an invisible hole and simply disappear.
Santa Fe - La Posada Hotel - the ghost of Julie Stabb is seen on the 2nd floor.
Santa Fe - The Old Hospital Building downtown - Located downtown, the hospital was originally established as a sanitarium for victims of tuberculosis. It was the main hospital until the early 1980s when a new building was built. Until recently, it served as a nursing home. On the 4th floor, which originally served as the maternity ward, sounds of crying babies floated through the halls. There are reports of a child running through the halls as well.
Santa Fe - Santa Fe Indian school - The dorms are known to be haunted.. at night you can see people being hung in the shadows, and hear screaming
Truth or Consequences - The Hospital, located at 800 E. 9th St. - Ask any hospital employee that has worked at Sierra Vista Hospital for any length of time, especially if they worked a night shift and they will tell you about a paranormal experience they have had . This is an old hospital built in the early 1950`s and as a result tends to have a lot of sightings. Nurses will tell you that they will hear the sound of a baby crying a day before a baby will be delivered. There have been numerous times night shift staff will see ghosts out of the corner of their eye only to disappear when they turn to get a better look. Beds have raised and lowered by themselves without anyone at the helm operating the bed. Linen closet doors would open on their own as one would pass by. When the hospital first opened nuns operated it and would cook brownies for the patients. The nuns are long gone and do not work in the hospital any more, however their have been several sightings of the nuns cooking in the little kitchen area in the hall on the second floor. Also once in a while the smell of brownies cooking can be detected, but no one is cooking! A new hospital is scheduled to be built soon.
Watrous - The Ranch - An old ranch house used for the "Pony Express" during the 1800's.Residents of the house have awoken to a shot gun blast in the room with no one else in the house, a lady and man in a wagon with horse riding over a hill outside the window, when inspected the field over the hill was empty, also cold spots near fire place even when fire place is being used.
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