There are ghost towns (abandoned towns) and then there are ghost towns (haunted towns). These ghost towns in Wyoming are abandoned AND haunted, for twice the fun and aventure. Here is a haunted road trip that you can take through some of Wyoming’s creepy ghost towns. Follow along on
Kane is a ghost town that existed just south of the confluence of the Shoshone River and the Bighorn River. Due to the construction of the Yellowtail Dam, Kane became flooded by the Bighorn Lake reservoir. There is a cemetery there that still exists today. Supposedly, there is a lady who lingers in the cemetery known as the "Blue Lady." Her children drowned and it is said that she remains there to continue looking for them.
Kirwin was a mining town established in 1894 until it became abandoned and turned into a ghost town. Haunted Hotels of America is actually filming a documentary based on paranormal investigations there. Apparently, they caught an unexplained voice on their recording device. One of their cameras also caught an unusual floating object. Also, footsteps and knocking were heard as well as the experience of spiked levels of energy.
Gebo is a ghost town that is located in Hot Springs County just north of Thermopolis. It was established as a coal town in 1907. People have reportedly heard crying babies and voices from disembodied spirits coming from the cemetery. People also experience a general feeling of uneasiness while visiting the town.
4. Atlantic City
Atlantic City is a ghost town located in Fremont County that was established as a mining town. The most common hauntings in Atlantic City are ones that are unexplained entities with human forms.
5. South Pass City
South Pass City is a ghost town located just north of the Oregon Trail. The town was established in 1867 as a mining town. There is a general feeling of restless spirits in this authentic old settlement, especially from those of past residents.
Winton is a ghost town located in Sweetwater County. Walking throughout this town there have been spikes in electromagnetic energy indicated by a meter that is used on the show 'Ghost Hunters'. The spikes indicate activity or communication from spirits.
7. Point of Rocks
Point of Rocks was a popular stopover along the Overland Trail. This area withstood attacks by Indians. There was also a purported murder here where a stagecoach driver killed one of his passengers who was a Frenchman. There have been a lot of ghostly encounters by the local residents. Apparently, there are ghostly spirits that come out at night.