Hummel Park Might Just Be The Most Haunted Park In Nebraska
There’s something about the woods at night that causes the imagination to run wild. A forest can be enchanting or sinister; often, both at the same time. (You’ll find this in any fairy tale – Grimm Brothers or Disney.) Here in Nebraska, there’s a park that’s long been believed to be a place of both good and evil, depending on when you visit. An idyllic, 200-acre park in Omaha, Hummel Park has been the subject of lore and legends since the early 1900s. The stories vary, but the consensus is this: Hummel Park in Omaha is haunted… in fact, it might just be the most haunted place in Nebraska.
Want more evidence? Check out this YouTube video by Backroads Tourist telling you more about haunted Hummel Park.
What do you believe? Is Hummel Park haunted? Or are these century-old stories simply rumors that have snowballed over time? Whatever you believe, Hummel Park in Omaha may not be a place you want to be after dark. Share your thoughts with us in the comments – we’d love to hear from you!
Curious to learn more about all things creepy in Nebraska? Definitely check out this guide to Nebraska’s most haunted places and attractions… if you dare! Also, here are some more fun adventures in Omaha that you will love.
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What are the most haunted places in Nebraska?
There's no denying it -- Nebraska is filled with haunted locations that will make you think twice about visiting alone. In fact, we've put together a list of the 20 most haunted places in Nebraska, and they're certainly not for the faint of heart. At the top of the list is a place known as the Alliance Theater. This landmark was built over 100 years ago in 1903 and it originally served as the Charter Hotel. Employees of the theater today have noticed strange phenomena such as shadowy figures moving across the floor as well as the sound of running footsteps. Fortunately, all accounts seem to point to the ghost being a friendly one. Phew!
Another haunted place you might not want to visit after dark is known as Ball Cemetery in Springfield. Wander through this cemetery alone and you might just notice the ghost of a tall man following you. Some other haunted places in Nebraska include Barnard Park, Blackbird Hill, the Bailey House Museum, and Centennial Hall.
Are there any haunted hotels in Nebraska?
One of the most famous haunted hotels in Nebraska is called the Chadron House. This visually stunning hotel has operated since the 1800s and served as General Nelson Miles' headquarters at one point. Visit the hotel today and you might observe some paranormal activity such as two friendly ghosts by the name of Anna and Jack wandering about. Some other haunted places to stay in Nebraska include the Arrow Hotel in Broken Bow, the Argo Hotel in Crofton, the Old Harder Hotel in Scribner, and the McCabe Hotel in North Platte.
What are some of the most haunted cemeteries in Nebraska?
If you’re searching for your next spooky adventure, here are some of the most haunted cemeteries in Nebraska that will give you goosebumps.
- Box Butte County Cemetery
- Dakota City Cemetery
- Ft. McPherson National Cemetery
- Tecumseh Cemetery
- Prospect Hill Cemetery
Read our previous article telling you more about these haunted cemeteries in Nebraska.