The Stories Behind This Haunted Volcano In Oregon Are Truly Disturbing

Located near Ontario, Oregon, the rugged tip of Malheur Butte stretches up into the sky over a flat, expansive landscape. This strange, eerily beautiful hill is actually a dead volcano that dates back thousands of years. Numerous creepy stories are centered around this stark cindercone; long ago, it is said to have been a place where witches met in secret. In the years since, visitors have reported many unusual experiences, like encountering hostile, imp-like creatures in the dark of night.

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Much of the property is private, so if you decide to check it out for yourself please be careful not to trespass.

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