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Dare to Explore California's Most Haunted Outdoor Locations

There's something truly eerie about the woods at night. Illuminated only by the moon and the stars, and inhabited by wild creatures, ghosts, and spirits, what might be considered a relaxing walk through the woods during the day turns into a heart-pounding adventure once the sun sets. ##Region##'s Woods have been home to countless legends for ages - from folktales warning of evil spirits lurking behind the dark outlines of trees, to tales of innocent camping trips gone awry, the woods of ##Region## are well known to be home to spirits that are not of this world. Find out where ##Region##'s Most Haunted Woods are, and explore the eerie side of nature - if you dare.
 
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  •   Elysian Park Los Angeles, CA
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    The ghost that is said to haunt this park is called "The White Lady." The ghostly woman apparently drowned her children in the river and she now wanders the park crying. In some versions of her story, headless dogs appear along with her apparition. Some stories say apparitions have been spotted entering the tunnels at one end, never coming out the other side. Read More

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  •   Griffith Park Los Angeles, CA
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    Griffith Park is a well-known spot for both locals and tourists and is one of the largest urban parks in the country. It is where the Griffith Park Observatory is and where the famous Hollywood sign sits. It is also believed to be haunted. The park is supposedly cursed by Dona Petrenilla, niece of the person that was in charge of the land, who was enraged after not being part of the... Read More

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  •   Witch of Cobb Mountain Altadena, CA
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    This area is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Crystal Calhoon, also known as the Wicked Witch of the West by locals. She is said to linger the area with her small dog and has been seen vacuuming feverishly. Witnesses have said that when they have come in contact with her, they end up missing something shiny that they had on them. Read More

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    This historic park has been rumored to be haunted for decades. Paranormal reports here include the sound of heavy objects being dragged across the floor in the middle of the night and a post commander's apparition that has been spotted looking out one of the windows at the old hospital building. Stories say he died in 1859 of malaria. Read More

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  •   Fiddler's Green Modoc County, CA
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    Stories say that a pioneer woman was killed here by robbers while her husband wasn't home. Her body was thrown down the well on site and her apparition has been spotted wandering near the lake's shore with a lantern in hand. The sound of her playing the fiddle has also been heard here. Read More

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  •   Mount Madonna County Park Watsonville, CA
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    The spirit of former owner, Henry Miller, and his daughter are said to appear riding horseback around the ruins of this mansion. The daughter was killed when she broke her neck in a riding accident. A ghostly girl wearing a long white dress has also been spotted walking during the night. Read More

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  •   Veterans Memorial Park Commerce, CA
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    This park is said to be haunted by a ghost that goes by the name Martin. When he was alive, he worked as a janitor at the park. Witnesses say that they've called the park before opening hours and spoke to a man who answered the phone, and his name was Martin. Lights are known to turn on and off and doors open and close by themelves. The radio station has also been said to change to a... Read More

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  •   Los Coches Adobe Soledad, CA
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    In this area, witnesses have reported seeing a ghostly lady wearing black wandering around and have heard the screams of trapped miners coming from the old well. Read More

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