Oklahoma October 22, 2017
10 Horribly Creepy Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Oklahoma
There are lots of horribly creepy things to do in Oklahoma that most people didn’t know you can do. From taking ghost tours to exploring the most toxic town in America to staying overnight in a haunted bed & breakfast, these 10 supernatural and creepy experiences will keep you busy for the whole month of October in the Sooner State. Check them out:
1. Visit the ghost town of Picher - one of the most toxic places in America.
Can you imagine having to leave your community because the your house, air, and water is contaminated with a deadly poison? That was the reality for residents of Picher, Oklahoma. In 2006, this town was declared to be so dangerous to human life that it was evacuated and left to quietly rot.
to learn why Picher was abandoned.
2. Take a ghost hunting tour.
Historic Fort Reno is known as one of the most haunted places in Oklahoma due to the countless stories of paranormal activity over the years. In fact, there have been so many encounters with ghosts between the workers, volunteers and visitors, that they finally decided to start offering ghost tours. Ghosts of Fort Reno Tours includes plenty of creepy stories that will chill you to the bone. Read more about the tour
3. Explore the scary parallel forest.
The Parallel Forest was built by the federal government as an experiment to deal with the effects of the Dust Bowl. Over 20,000 red cedars were planted exactly 6 feet apart in every direction on over 16 acres. As you can imagine, a creepy forest that is so uniform looking has brought with it many creepy stories of hauntings, urban legends, satanic rituals and everything else that would scare the living daylights out of you.
Take the journey
to this haunted forest and see what encounters you stumble upon in this misfit piece of land.
4. Stay overnight at this haunted Bed & Breakfast.
One of the most haunted places in Oklahoma is a 1907 Victorian mansion that has turned into a bed and breakfast. Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie is known for its Murder Mystery Weekends where you can stay overnight and participate in solving a murder…all in a real-life haunted location.
a look at this hair-raising experience and the haunted B&B it takes place in.
5. Take this spooky road trip to some of the state's most haunted places.
Visit some of the scariest real-life places across Oklahoma on this haunted road trip. From cemeteries to ghost towns to an abandoned insane asylum, this haunted road trip will lead you to places where ghosts reside and paranormal activity is common.
for more information and take the 543-mile journey to experience a road trip unlike any other.
6. Drive on this spooky bridge.
If you’ve spent much time in Weatherford, Oklahoma, you’ve probably heard about the ghost story of Mrs. James. Local legend claims that Mrs. James haunts the road around Deer Creek in the small unincorporated community in Custer County. So what happened on this road over a century ago?
to find out.
7. Visit these creepy cemeteries.
Cemeteries are already a bit creepy, but add these disturbing ghost stories to them and they will surely spook you. Oklahoma is full of beautiful cemeteries that are a resting place for the deceased, however we do have several with reports of paranormal activity.
are 9 graveyards in Oklahoma that will leave you with plenty of goosebumps.
8. Experience the hair-raising lights at Spook Light.
Welcome to Spook Light…where an unexplained source of light appears over the sky at different times and in different shapes. It appears on the border between Missouri and Oklahoma. However, the light is only visible from inside the Oklahoma border looking to the west. Read more about it
9. Get creeped out at this haunted mission.
Of all the haunted, spooky places in Oklahoma, Sacred Heart Mission in Pottawatomie County has a truly terrifying past. The mission was built in 1880 and was used as a farm, school, chapel, seminary and boarding house. It was a flourishing mission until tragedy struck in 1901 when a fire broke out in the dining hall out and destroyed most of the facility. Many of the children died that day and it is said that their spirits still haunt the mission. Read more about it
10. Visit the haunted town of Guthrie.
Besides being Oklahoma’s old territorial capital, Guthrie is one of the oldest cities in the state and is the largest contiguous Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places – making it a haven for old spirits that continue to haunt the town. In fact, the city has been named the most haunted in Oklahoma. Read more about it
How many of these super creepy places have you visited? October is the perfect month to add a few more to your list!