Don’t Drive On These 7 Haunted Streets In Alaska… Or You May Regret It
If you’re looking for haunted places in Alaska, this collection of stories will make you think twice about the areas in Alaska that you visit. Whether you choose to take a friend or go at it alone, be careful if you dare, these roads aren’t for the faint of heart. Multiple witnesses have reported stories confirming the myths and lore to be true. Maybe you don’t believe in ghosts or ancient hauntings, so test your faith by visiting one of these haunted streets in Alaska. Are you brave enough to take the trip? What about stepping outside of your car once you’re there?
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There are many abandoned places all throughout Alaska. After the gold rush, many communities became ghost towns as the miners left the state in droves. Mines all over the state fell into disuse, and began to fall apart. During World War II there was a huge building boom in Alaska. The US military put time and money into building defenses that could help defend our state. Many of the bunkers and buildings still exist to this day, although they have been decommissioned and abandoned. Some of these structures are available to visit, especially those at the end of public hiking trails. But others, like the Buckner Building in Whittier, have been closed off to the public for health and safety reasons.
Are there any haunted restaurants or bars in Alaska?
There are many haunted restaurants and bars, including Skagway’s famous Red Onion Saloon. A former brothel built in 1898, it’s now a popular restaurant, bar, and brothel museum. In fact, this bar is so famous for its ghost sightings that it actually offers tours through the building detailing the ghosts you may see while visiting there. This is a huge hit with travelers visiting the Skagway area. And there are plenty more restaurants and bars in Alaska that are also reported to be haunted.
Are there any ghost towns in Alaska?
Alaska is filled with abandoned areas that have turned into ghost towns. You can find the remnants of life in the last frontier in the discarded artifacts that litter these areas. These towns can be found all over our giant state. You can visit ghost towns in southeast Alaska, on islands, and as far west as the Seward Peninsula. Because of the remoteness of many Alaskan locations, these numerous abandoned towns dot the state.
Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.
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