Take A Haunted Road Trip To Visit Some Of The Spookiest Places In Arkansas
The cooler days of fall are quickly approaching, and it’s about time to let ourselves get freaked out by supernatural possibilities. Since we’re now just weeks away from Halloween, when most of us suspend our disbelief and try to believe in hauntings, it seems like the perfect time to introduce a road trip that will take you through the most haunted places in the Natural State. These nine places are spread all across the state, and they’re some of the most haunted places in Arkansas. That nearly 8-hour drive time may seem a bit long, but it gives you the opportunity to get excited about the apparitions you may glimpse at these spooky places. So gas up the car and a group of your friends, because it’s time to check out some of the spookiest places in Arkansas.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you ever been to any of these haunted places in Arkansas? Have you ever had a paranormal encounter of your own? We’d love to hear about it in the comments below!
What is the most famous ghost story from Arkansas?
Arkansas is home to many historic buildings, and with many older buildings, a ghost story or two is bound to float around. Of all of the Arkansas ghost stories, the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs is one of the most famously haunted attractions in Arkansas, and known as one of the most haunted hotels in the country. The most haunted room in the hotel is #218, known as “Michael’s Room” and is haunted by the spirit of an old Irish stonemason who fell to his death in 1885.
What is the most haunted town in Arkansas?
There are many towns in Arkansas that claim to have several paranormal hotspots within their city limits. One of the most haunted towns in Arkansas is Eureka Springs, which is home to the most haunted hotel in the country, The Crescent Hotel.
What is the creepiest abandoned place in Arkansas?
Arkansas has several abandoned buildings, homes, and even towns peppered throughout the state. One of the creepiest abandoned places is the ghost town of Rush. Rush was once a thriving mining community and second biggest city in Arkansas in its heyday, but sadly went bust after the zinc mines dried up.
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.
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