We’ve all heard of those creepy ghost stories in El Paso, many of us swear that we’ve even seen one. Some areas have been reported to have more paranormal activity than others. Check out our list of El Paso’s best spots to see a ghost.
1. Concordia Cemetery
This spot is literally a city for the dead, dating back to 1856, it is the final resting place for more than 65,000 bodies, spread across 52 acres, which includes a children’s cemetery. Many say they have seen a little boy run across the street at 2 a.m. looking for his basketball.
2. De Soto Hotel
This 100-year-old hotel, located in downtown El Paso is home to evil. Paranormal investigators have toured the basement, where most of the activity is said to take place. Take a jacket, the temperature changes suddenly from 80 degrees to 55, according to investigators. Many even report being scratched and some say they even see the silhouette of a person standing in the hallway, just watching.
3. Southwest General Hospital
The hospital dates back to 1905 and is home to dozens of stories that former and current employees say is lead by a woman who died in the elevator. To this day, visitors say they can hear a woman’s screams coming from the basement. At night, children can be heard playing outside.
4. El Paso Playhouse
An old theater in Central El Paso. Visitors say they can hear whispering coming from behind the curtain and someone yelling “shhhhh” from the seats. Many believe it is the soul of a dead performer that died in a horrible accident during a show. Sometimes, the stage sets are randomly rearranged.
5. El Paso High School
This place is littered with ghosts. The school dates back 100 years. The most popular story is that of a former cheerleader that jumped to her death from the second story balcony after her boyfriend of two years broke up with her. She now haunts the hallways and has even been spotted in the school’ss yearbook.