Denver Terrors: Haunted Walking Tour of Denver
Join us for a mile-high experience of haunting fun!
Denver Terrors takes you through 9 or 14 different haunted sites around the Capitol Hill area, each one is more terrifying than the one before.
Meet your experienced tour guide at the Capitol Building parking lot at 200 E. Colfax at least 15 minutes before your tour’s scheduled departure time. The standard tour takes about an hour and walks you through several landmark locations in the area with spooky stories that your guide will reveal. If you select the extended tour, you will get another 40 minutes of chilling tales and historical locations!
The Denver Terrors walking tour is a great way to see the amazing sites of Denver’s Capitol Hill while also getting your fill of the ghostly atmosphere of the city’s most haunted locations.
While you walk around the city’s impressive Capitol see if you can spot the pickled heads of a notorious outlaw gang that terrorized the town, they’ve been missing since a bounty was collected on their heads since the late 19th century!
Nearby Cheeseman park today looks like a beautiful open green space for exercise and picnics, but over 2,000 bodies lie under the green grass, after a botched operation to move the old cemetery that lay there. Cheap, flimsy coffins were used, and gravediggers cut corners, dismembering bodies and spreading the pieces into different coffins to save precious space! The dismembered corpses still prowl the park on foggy days and at night, searching for their missing parts.
While genuinely scary this tour is perfect for first-time visitors to Denver, and seasoned locals alike! Plus, it is a family-friendly attraction so everyone can come on a Denver Ghosts tour—your kids, friends, or a date! We’ll make sure that you have an informative, memorable, and slightly terrifying night. Keep in mind that tours fill up quickly, so reserve your spot early through our website.
Mountains, Mischief, and Misfortune
Denver may be well-known for its natural beauty and proximity to the Rocky Mountains, but most people don’t talk about what lurks behind the city’s tourist-friendly façade. As you walk around Denver’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, also known as “Millionaire’s Row,” you will see the great mansions of industrialists, greedy politicians, and the cutthroat news barons. These men made the city what it is today, but they also left their spirits behind to torment and be tormented forevermore.
Denver Terrors will take you to these historical and haunted locations like the Capitol building, the Sheedy Mansion, and the Newhouse Hotel, and you will learn all about the ghoulish, terrifying, and sometimes flirtatious spirits that haunt the area.
Find out where the inimitable and unsinkable Molly Brown, aspiring socialite and one of the most famous survivors of the Titanic sinking, might still show her face. Her apparition still entertains society’s finest and tries to pretend she fits in. In another nearby location, hear how a scandalous affair led to a tragic suicide that ended up closing one of the area’s most popular hotels that used to welcome new arrivals to the city.
Many people come to Denver looking peace and natural serenity that they craved, far above the hustle of the East and West coasts, however, the darkness of human nature still crept into the corners of even this serene city. Your night-time trip through the scandalous past of Denver’s wealthy elite, as well as a few tales of working-class tragedy, will help you understand that even in Queen City when the hairs stand up on the back of your neck, and you feel that familiar flutter in the pit of your stomach, you will know the true terror of the Mile High City.
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