Most Haunted and Scary Highways

Haunted highways or roads referring to folklore and urban legends about the streets, roads or highways of various countries or states, including rumors and reports of ghostly apparitions, ghostly figures, phantom hitchhikers also known as vanishing hitchhikers (urban legend about people traveling by vehicle with a hitchhiker who subsequently vanishes without explanation, often from a moving vehicle), phantom vehicles (may refer to a supposed ghostly or haunted vehicle) and many paranormal phenomena.

1)  Belchen Tunnel

Belchen Tunnel portal, Switzerland (image credit:astra.admin.ch)

Belchen Tunnel portal, Switzerland (image credit:astra.admin.ch)

Belchen tunnel in Switzerland (image credit:de.wikipedia.org)

Belchen tunnel in Switzerland (image credit:de.wikipedia.org)

The Belchen Tunnel in Switzerland, is a motorway tunnel and also part of the A2 motorway from Basel to Chiasso, linking Eptingen in the canton of Basel County with Hägendorf, a municipality in the Olten district in the Canton of Solothurn, which was opened in 1966. In 2003, the Belchen Tunnel was completely renovated. The Belchen Tunnel myth began circulating since January 1981, which deals with a white lady of the Bölchentunnel. The myth describing the woman’s as an old white-clothed woman as a ghost hitchhiker, which appears out of nowhere in front of the drivers and sometimes even speaks to them. Although according to some sources, the first known Belchen ghost was actually male. In June 1980, the first written reports of the phenomenon, involve a male hitchhiker who was picked up but eventually vanished from the running vehicle, despite the driver’s high speed. And the end of 1980, the said white lady began appearing in or near the tunnel. The Blick tabloid, wrote about the sightings, on January 6, 1981, followed by other media also adopting the story. The Bölchengespenst, or Bölchen ghost, became a popular subject for Shrove Tuesday carnival (also known as Pancake Day in some countries) celebrated a day in February or March, preceding the first day of Lent, the Ash Wednesday) in 1981. Two female jurists picked up a dressed, clumsy, pale, middle-aged woman in Eptingen, and later the jurists asked the woman, if she was feeling better, she answered: No, unfortunately not. I am not well at all. Something really awful is going to happen, something very dreadful! When the two jurists  looked at the back seat, the woman had disappeared.

2)  The Screaming Tunnel

the screaming tunnel (image credit:www.hellotravel.com)

the screaming tunnel (image credit:www.hellotravel.com)

The Screaming Tunnel is a small limestone tunnel, running underneath, formerly the Grand Trunk Railway lines (now the Canadian National Railways), located in the northwest corner of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, which was the actual location of the attraction is just off Warner Road. The tunnel was actually constructed only as a drainage tunnel so that water can be removed from the farmlands, although it was often thought to be a railway tunnel. The water would go underneath the Grand Trunk Railway and down to the valley below, and the farmers used this tunnel to transport goods and animals safely underneath the busy railroad above. Some local legend stated that the tunnel is haunted by the young girl’s ghost, who after escaping a burning farm building with her clothing with fire, died within its walls. While various legend exist locally, one version has the girl set on fire by her enraged father after he loses custody of his children after a nasty divorce, while some local tales, tells of a young girl being raped inside the tunnel and her body burned to prevent any evidence from being found. However all various tales claimed  that a match within the tunnel’s myth which produce the young girl’s dying screaming sound, which this phenomenon is alleged to be the origin of the name of the haunted tunnel.

3)  Holland Road

Holland Road, Bremerton, Wa. (image credit:www.panoramio.com)

Holland Road, Bremerton, Wa. (image credit:www.panoramio.com)

The Holland Road is located in Bremerton, Washington, in Kitsap County in the northwestern quadrant of the state, and the road is supposedly haunted by a girl that was hit by a car while riding her horse. While some locals claims that Holland Road is haunted because of the young girl’s death who was riding a horse, or, according to some stories, the death of an old man who was getting the mail, with which both stories, the deaths happened because of a drunk driver.

4)  Irwin Road 

Irwin Road also known as Blue-Mist road (image credit:davedicello.com)

Irwin Road also known as Blue-Mist road (image credit:davedicello.com)

This isolated, unlit, unpaved Irwin Road near North Park, located in the North Hills, Pittsburgh, going to Wexford, Pennsylvania, which has been attracting attention for years as a haunted road, with some scattered homes and ruins along the road. It travel through a hollow parallel to Babcock Blvd. that is scary enough during the day, but mostly during the night. The Irwin Road is also known as Blue Mist road, because during the night, it is covered by low-hanging blue mist. The road became haunted due to various legends and rumors with this place, and most known for rumors of satanic activity and all the horror tales that typically connected to that tales. The creepy haunted road is named after the creeping blue mist that sometimes covering the road, and known as one of the most well known sites in the Pittsburgh area, making road as a classic haunted place.

5) Boy Scout Lane

Boy Scout Lane

Boy Scout Lane

Boy Scout Lane, sometimes written Boyscout Lane, is an isolated road located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin where numerous ghost stories and urban legends have become associated with the road, such as the fictional deaths of a Boy Scouts’ troop. The Boy Scout Lane area has been the subject of many paranormal investigations, and has been a ghost hunting for youths hoping to experience a paranormal event. However, the land surrounding Boy Scout Lane is now owned privately and is off limits to the general public.The Boy Scout Lane road is named after a troop of Boy Scouts who were killed while on a camping trip in the 1950’s or 1960’s according to urban legends, and in some variations the murderer is the Scoutmaster of the troop. Some local tales, the murderer is their bus driver, while some legend versions, that the troop was killed by forest fire when the small group of Scouts left their camp during the night and accidentally drop their lantern, resulting in a forest fire. Other legends story exist such as the Scouts are killed after their bus crashes or accidentally catches fire. There were also a version that the Scouts were never found, some versions of the legend, that two Boy Scouts escaped the fate of the rest of the troop and tried to find help, but was lost in the woods where they die of starvation or exposure to cold climate. According to the most variations of the legend, that the dead Scouts haunt the forest where they died and can be heard hiking through the lane, or their lights can be seen at night as they seek help. The road was named Boy Scout Lane because the land was once owned by the Boy Scouts of America, who planned to use the land to build a Scout camp, though the camp was never constructed the name was still used and the land remains woodland. However, there are no records or reports of fatal forest fires or mysterious disappearances around Boy Scout Lane.

6)  Bray Road

Bray Road (image credit:chrislatray.com)

Bray Road (image credit:chrislatray.com)

The Beast of Bray Road or the Bray Road Beast is first reported in 1936, as a cryptid, or cryptozoological creature on a rural road outside of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, the same label has been applied beyond the initial location, to any unknown creature from southern Wisconsin or northern Illinois and through the way to Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The Bray Road is a quiet country road near the Elkhorn community. Since the late 1980’s and early 1990’s the claimed sightings prompted the Walworth County Week, a local newspaper, to assign reporter Linda Godfrey to cover the ghosts story. Godfrey was at first  skeptical, but later became convinced of the witnesses’ sincerity. Godfrey’s series of articles later became a book, The Beast of Bray Road: Trailing Wisconsin’s Werewolf. According to witnesses, they described the Beast of Bray Road as a bear-like creature, as a hairy big creature that resembles to Bigfoot,and as an unusual large, intelligent wolf-like creature walking on its hind legs, describing the creature with brown gray color fur, that resembles as a dog or bear. Although the Beast of Bray Road has not been seen transforming from a human into a wolf in any of the sightings, it has been named as a werewolf in articles in newspapers. Numerous animal-based theories have been said including the creature is an undiscovered variety of wild dog, waheela (said to be a giant prehistoric wolf similar to Amarok), or a wolfdog or coydog. The legends cam also be possible that hoaxes and mass hysteria have caused some falsehoods and sightings of normal animal creatures to be artificially lumped under the same tales.

7)  Clinton Road

Clinton Road, New Jersey

Clinton Road, New Jersey

Clinton Road sign and traffic light

Clinton Road sign and traffic light

Clinton Road ore smelter, believed to be Druidic temple

Clinton Road ore smelter, believed to be Druidic temple

Clinton Road is located in West Milford, Passaic County, New Jersey, which runs in a north-south direction, from Route 23 near Newfoundland running about 10 miles or 16 km, to its northern terminus at Upper Greenwood Lake. The Clinton road and the areas around has been popular with many legends of paranormal activities for many years, such as ghosts sightings, strange creepy creatures, gatherings of witches, Satanists and the Ku Klux Klan, also according to some rumors, the surrounding woods was often dumped wit corpses by criminals, with one case recorded. Along the narrow two-lane highway, Clinton road, there are very few houses seen, and several of the adjoining undeveloped properties, where the woodlands owned publicly by either City of Newark watershed or state forest. Clinton Road is also notorious for having the longest wait of traffic light in the country.  Most notorious legends is the ghost of a boy at the bridge, at one of the bridges over Clinton Brook or also called Dead Man’s Curve, near the reservoir, which the tale of a young boy who drowned while swimming below the bridge, thous some tales said, the boy fell on the edge of the bridge. A Druidic temple, is also seen in that area which locals believed  that local Duids practiced their rituals, and any intruder who will come closely at the wrong time, something horrible will occur. However, the National Register of Historic Places as the 1976’s Clinton Furnace listed, that building is actually an iron smelter, left over from the American Revolutionary War and War of 1812 when the United States was forced into creating an economic independence to complement its political freedom. The “Druidic temple”, is currently fenced off by the Newark water department to prevent any entrance and the liability for injury that might result. Some local legends narrates about the phantom vehicles or ghost truck,  or even floating headlights with no any vehicle that suddenly appear from nowhere in the middle of the night and chase drivers to the end of the road, then disappear, and also strange creatures, from hellhounds to monkeys, or unknown creatures been seen at night.

8)   Shades Of Death Road

Shades of Death Road sign south

Shades of Death Road sign south

Shades of Death road (image credit:www.listupon.com)

Shades of Death road (image credit:www.listupon.com)

Ghost Lake

Ghost Lake

Shades Of Death Road, sometimes called locally as just Shades, is a two-lane rural road of about 7 miles or 11.2 km, in central Warren County, New Jersey, which runs in north-south direction through the towns of Liberty and Independence, then turns more east-west in Allamuchy Township north of the Interstate 80 crossing. While the South of I-80 runs alongside Jenny Jump State Forest with access to it at several points.The Shades Of Death Road is noted for its folklore and numerous local legends, such as ghosts, other supernatural phenomena seen along the road. These scary highway rumors have drawn more visitors to the area, according to Weird NJ, and the local residents of that area became annoyed, covered  with grease or oil, the street sign’s pole at the southern end of the road, to prevent theft, though other signs along the road are in vertical type on poles and harder to remove and less desirable to display. The  Shades of Death road in New Jersey is not the only one with this unusual name, there are roads wit the similar name sign in Washington County, Pennsylvania, north of Avella, between Bethel Ridge Road and Cole School Road. In the 1920s and 1930s There were three brutal murders along the Shades of Death road,during the 1920’s and 1930’s, one a robbery in which a man was hit over the head with a tire jack over some gold coins, a second tale, in which a woman beheaded her husband and buried in different sides of the street, the head and the body, and one Bill Cummins, a local resident, was shot and buried in a mud pile, and the murder case was never solved. The road’s twists and turns, was said to cause fatal car accidents and supposedly the reflective guard rails along the road indicating the occurrence has happened.The road was named before the use of automobile became common in the area. The nearby Bear Swamp was known as Cat Hollow or Cat Swamp, because of vicious wild cats dwelling in that area who attacked attacked frequently some travelers along the road. The   Ghost Lake (unnamed on U.S. Geological Survey maps) in the state forest south of the I-80 overpass just off the road, was created in the early 20th century when two wealthy local men dammed a creek running through the narrow valley between houses they had just built, and gave the creek its name from the apparition of vapor formations they often saw rising off it on cooler mornings, later named the pass Haunted Hollow. According to Weird NJ reports, visitors have told them that when they visit the lake, no matter what time of night, the sky above the lake seems as bright as if it were still twilight and several locals and visitors, have reported ghosts in the area, especially in a deserted old cabin across the lake from the road, which were supposedly murdered victims once believed and the road have its name.

9)   Velvet Road, and Saw Mill City Road

Velvet Street (Dracula Drive)

Velvet Street (Dracula Drive)

Saw Mill City Road, Connecticut

Saw Mill City Road, Connecticut

All these roads in Connecticut such as Edmond’s Road, Jeremy Swamp Road, Marginal Road, Saw Mill City road, Velvet Road and Zion Hill Road, are associated to legends of Melon heads. The Saw mill and Velvet roads are also known as Dracula drive. The legend of the Melon Heads is the name given to legendary beings and urban legends in some parts of Michigan, Ohio and Connecticut describing them as small humanoids with bulbous heads who emerges from hiding places to attack people. There were different legend stories that attribute different origins. Some legends claimed that whoever entered the melon heads territory, they would bite or consume trespassers, and so this is one example of why Velvet Street and Saw Mill City Road are also named Dracula Drive by some locals. Several legends place the territory of the melon heads on a mysterious and mythical street referred to as Dracula Drive in the towns of Shelton, Trumbull and Monroe.

10)  Jamestown Road, North Carolina

Jamestown Road, Jamestown North Carolina (image credit:www.aaroads.com)

Jamestown Road, Jamestown North Carolina (image credit:www.aaroads.com)

Jamestown Road is in Jamestown, Guilford County, North Carolina, and has been the subject of local folklore known as Lydia, a ghost of a vanishing hitchhiker. Jamestown Road has been known for its ghosts sightings.

11)   Mount Misery or Misery Mountain Road and Sweet Hollow Road

Mount Misery Road, New York  (image credit:www.nydailynews.com)

Mount Misery Road, New York (image credit:www.nydailynews.com)

Sweet Hollow Road, Long Island, New York  (image credit:theghostinmymachine.wordpress.com)

Sweet Hollow Road, Long Island, New York (image credit:theghostinmymachine.wordpress.com)

A large wooded area called Mount Misery and supposedly haunted hill in Huntington, New York, on Long Island that once belonged to the Matnecock tribe, who believed the land was cursed. The Mount Misery Road and Sweet Hollow Road in Huntington, New York are both subjects of local folklore, and also the popular tales of Mary’s Grave (supposedly located on a cemetery on Sweet Hollow Road), a sighting of a police officer’s ghost who was shot in the head and was killed, rumored to pulls over cars between RT 110 and Jericho Turnpike, also known as Sweet Hollow Road, and when he walks away, with the back of his head missing, and ghosts from a burned down mental asylum. Another scary tales is about a woman in 1970’s, who had a flat tire, under the Northern State overpass, and when she stepped out of her car to changed tire, she was hit and killed by a passing car  directly. According to folktales, if someone park his or her car there at night facing Rt 110 and shut their head lights, put the car in neutral and wait, woman’s ghost will push your car up a small incline till you clear the overpass.

12)   Stockbridge Bypass, United Kingdom

View towards Langsett along the A616 Stocksbridge Bypass

View towards Langsett along the A616 Stocksbridge Bypass

A616 Road

A616 Road

The highway A616 is a road linking to Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, to the M1 motorway at Junction 30, then seen at Junction 35A and through Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The bypass of Stocksbridge became notorious and scary highway for the numerous accidents and reported deaths, that occurred on the road since its opening, making it one of the region’s most notorious roads. The A616 road or the site on which the road is constructed, is reported to be haunted. The security staff and police officers, allegedly reported strange events and sightings during the road’s construction, including encounters with a ghost of a monk. There are frequent head-on collisions reported on the Stockbridge bypass.

13)  A38 Road, England

A38 Road passes under M50

A38 Road passes under M50

A38 road Batbridge

A38 road Batbridge

According to some legend, on the A38 road, between Wellington and Taunton in Somerset, a phantom hitchhikers have been reported since the 1950s. Another tale in 1958, is about a lorry driver named Harry or Harold in some tales, that he’d given a ride to a hitchhiker earlier, and  re-appear miles down the road from where Harry dropped the hitchhiker off.

14)  A75 Highway

A75 Road cutting, Barholm Wood

A75 Road cutting, Barholm Wood

The highway A75 is known for most haunted road, a Primary Trunk Road or major road from Annan to Gretna Green, in Scotland, that links Stranraer and its ferry ports at Cairnyan to the A74(M) at Gretna, near to the England’s Border and the M6 Motorway. In 1957 a tale of a truck driver, is said that he swerved to avoid a couple walking in the road but when he stopped to investigate the couple, they had vanished. In another stories, according to a couple or group of friends driving down the road at night, that they are always distressed and harassed by shadow figures, such as an elderly woman to the back end of a semi truck that they almost hit before braking, and the woman suddenly disappear. According to Derek and Norman Ferguson, they were driving along the road A75 near Kinmount, around midnight, when a large hen flew towards their window screen, but vanished on the point of impact, the hen was followed by an old lady who ran towards the car waving her outstretched arms. The old woman was followed by a screaming man with long hair and some animals,such as great cats, wild dogs, goats, other fowls and more hens, and strange creatures, and all disappeared. When the brothers stopped the car, and the car began to sway violently back and forth. When Derek got out of the car and the movement stopped, and got back inside his car and then, finally, a vision of a furniture van came towards them before it disappeared.

15)  A3 Motorway Highway, Croatia

A3 highway Samobor exit

A3 highway Samobor exit

A3 Highway

A3 Highway

The A3 motorway section in Croatia between Staro Petrovo Selo and Nova Gradiška is believed to be haunted due to high number of accidents and paranormal encounters. Some locals said, most drivers experienced unexplained phenomena and sightings, and blame underground water and ‘dark forces’ for the killing of numerous people. A section in A3 motorway is where famous Macedonian singer Todor “Toše” Proeski died at age 26, in a car crash on Zagreb-Lipovac A3 highway, near Nova Gradiška in Croatia on October 16, 2007, and also 32 year-old Croatian actress Dolores Lambaša. died of injuries sustained in traffic collision on October 23, 2013.

16)  Tuen Mun Road

Tuen Mun Road So Kwun Wat Section, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun Road So Kwun Wat Section, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun Road, Wong Chu Road Section

Tuen Mun Road, Wong Chu Road Section

Tuen Mun Road -Ting Kau Section (image credit:zh.wikipedia.org)

Tuen Mun Road -Ting Kau Section (image credit:zh.wikipedia.org)

Tuen Mun Road is Hong Kong’s major expressway which connects Tuen Mun to Tsuen Wan, within New Territories. The Tuen Mun Road is part of Rout 9 in Hong Kong, which circumnavigates the New Territories. Tuen Mun Road was built in 1977, and once became the major trunk route that links to the northwest New Territories to urban Kowloon and is known for its frequent traffic jams and road accidents because of its early design and heavy usage. The sightings at the Tuen Mun Road started in the morning of July 10, 2003, when a Neoplan Centroliner bus was traveling along route 265M of Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) towards Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long formerly known as Un Long. Then a lorry or truck, was running in the middle lane, and lost control as the bus approached the junction of Tsing Long Highway, where the two vehicles collided, knocking the bus towards the side of the bridge and broke through the parapet, or a barrier and plunged into Ting Kau Village 35 metes or 115 ft below, resulting in 21 deaths which includes the bus driver, and 20 injured passengers. Some locals blames the numerous car accidents on the sudden appearance of ghosts in the middle of the road, and according to ghostly tales, a person suddenly appear forcing the driver to swerve the car and crash. The locals said, with every new car fatality, a new ghost will haunt the Tuen Mun road.

17)  Kelley Road also known as Mystery Miles Road, Ohio

Kelly Road Pennsylvania (image credit:top-10-list.org)

Kelly Road Pennsylvania (image credit:top-10-list.org)

Westbound PA68 in eastern Ohioville, Beaver County

Westbound PA68 in eastern Ohioville, Beaver County

Ohioville is a district in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, and according to legend, that when animals scamper across the section of Kelly Road also known as Mystery Mile, they turn crazy and affected with rabies. According to local resident, a ragged, pale boy walking aimlessly around her backyard in the middle of the night in an eerie white light.

18)   Devil’s Promenade ,Missouri

Devil's Promenade Spooklight

Devil’s Promenade Spooklight

Spook Lights seen at Devil's Promenade (image credit:dailystomer.com)

Spook Lights seen at Devil’s Promenade (image credit:dailystomer.com)

On the border between southwestern Missouri and northeastern Oklahom west of the small town of Hornet, Missouri, a small area known as the Devil’s Promenade, where locals says, a light appears known as the Spooklight, also called the Hornet SpooklightHollis Light and Joplin Spook Light, commonly described as a single ball of light or a tight grouping of lights and is said to appear in the area commonly during the night.The term Spooklight, when standing alone referred generally to this specific case, though the light according to its description which is similar to other visual phenomena seen throughout the world. The origin of Spooklight have numerous legends, that exist that attempt to describe, which involves the ghosts of two young Native American lovers looking for each other. A professor from the University of Central Oklahoma conducted an experiment and explained in 2014, that the Spooklight is of a car headlights from the junction of Highway 137 and E 50 Road outside of Quapaw, Oklahoma. According to people interested in this subject of sightings, the best chances for spotting the Spooklight which occur after dark, is when parked on Oklahoma East 50 Road, four miles south of the three state junction of Kansas, Missouri, and Ottawa County, Oklahoma and looking to the west, and one must sit very silently. The Spooklight has been seen in the area’s backyards and has been spotted both near to and far away from sightseers. Its color is also not consistent: According to some reports from eyewitnesses, the light is a greenish glow while others describe it as orange, red, yellow, or even blue, almost in the shape of a ball, although some say it more resembles a camping lantern traveling a couple of feet off the ground.

19)  Zombie Road

Zombie Road  (image credit:www.missourighosts.net)

Zombie Road (image credit:www.missourighosts.net)

A short road located in Wildwood City, west of St. Louis, Missouri a hunted highway known as Zombie Road, and considered as one of Missouri’s most haunted places. The real name of this haunted road is Lawler Ford Road and s about 2 miles long through a valley of forest oak land hills, which ends near the Meramec River in the Glencoe. The Zombie Road has numerous scary and strange tales in the area, from mysterious creatures to vanished towns, but few of them has any supernatural elements.

20)  Gold Camp Road, Colorado Springs

Gold Camp Road (image credit:www.discover-colorado-springs.com)

Gold Camp Road (image credit:www.discover-colorado-springs.com)

Gold Camp Road tunnel, Colorado Springs (image credit:rorosite.com)

Gold Camp Road tunnel, Colorado Springs (image credit:rorosite.com)

The Gold Camp Road is a high scenic dirt trail from Colorado Springs to near Victor, with a length of 8.6 miles one way, and this road was easily passable in any vehicle, with gentle grades and gentle curves. There were three tunnels in that area, however, one tunnel collapsed, and the two remaining tunnel were, Gold Camp Road Tunnels set into the hills of Bear Creek Park in  Colorado Springs, are said to be extremely haunted. The most famous haunted tunnel is tunnel number three, now gated off because of a collapse from rotten timbers in 1988 and in 2006’s subsequent fires. The legend there is about a schoolbus that  crushed in the collapsed tunnel, and screams coming from the caved-in tunnel,a and some also claimed that the laughter of those same children can be heard in the other two tunnels which you may still drive through. However, there were no reported or recorded evidence for this sightings that exists.

21) Archer Avenue 

Route 171 South of Summit, Illinois

Route 171 South of Summit, Illinois

Resurrection Cemetery between Archer Road and Justice Road, IL.

Resurrection Cemetery between Archer Road and Justice Road, IL.

Willowbrook Ballroom along Archer Road

Willowbrook Ballroom along Archer Road

Archer Avenue also known as Archer Road located outside the city limits of Chicago, Illinois, a diagonal thoroughfare heading towards northeast-to-southwest between Chinatown of Chicago and Lockport, IL. The section of IL 171 on Archer Avenue between Sag Bridge and Justice is noted to be haunted. Locals have reported of ghostly monks in the St. James at Sag Bridge Church cemetery since the mid-1800’s,and some reports are said that police have chased a group of them into the cemetery in 1977. According to legend, the Archer Avenue has been hunted by a vanishing hitchhiker known as Resurrection Mary, a ghost of a young girl, is said to ask for rides between the Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs and Resurrection Cemetery in Justice, and then the hitchhiker  disappear into the cemetery. The dance ballroom and banquet facility located in Willow Springs, along Archer Avenue is known as the Willowbrook Ballroom, and is often cited as the last place where Resurrection Mary was seen dancing before her death. According to tale, the ghost of the vanishing hitchhiker, appear at the ballroom at times, dancing with the patrons, where numerous men driving along the northeast of Archer Avenue between the Willowbrook Ballroom, picking up a young female hitchhiker, a tale known since the 1930’s, and when the driver is very near the Resurrection Cemetery, the young hitchhiker ask to stop and get down the car, and suddenly disappears into the cemetery. According to descriptions, the young female hitchhiker is dressed in a formal white party dress, have light blond hair and blue eyes. Some other reports, is said  that she wears a thin shawl, dancing shoes, carrying a small clutch purse, and that she is very quiet.

22)  The Devil’s Backbone Highway

 

El Espinazo Del Diablo (image credit:dangerousroads.org)

El Espinazo Del Diablo (image credit:dangerousroads.org)

El Espinazo Del Diablo road (image credit:dangerousroads.org)

El Espinazo Del Diablo road (image credit:dangerousroads.org)

El Espinazo Del Diablo, known as “The Devil’s Backbone”, is a mountain cut in Durango, Mexico. It takes about five hours to cross the highway from Durango to Mazatlan Sinaloa, which was long time ago, this road was the only connection between the cities of Durango and Sinaloa. The press has a lot of articles concerning, As of today, The Devil’s Backbone highway is in good condition, and has a lot of danger road signs and marking’s warnings, written in Spanish, however, travelers can use an electronic translator or a dictionary. On the way along The Devil’s Backbone or El Espinazo Del Diablo, travelers can observe amazing rock formations and rough vegetation which will make an exciting and memorable long drive of the road. The Devil’s Backbone Road or El espinazo del diablo, is a famous mountain road in Mexico, located between Mazatlan on the west coast of mainland Mexico and Durango, which lies east of the Sierra Madre Mountains, The Devil’s Backbone highway is best known for its hairpins and zigzag turns by locals and other visitors. However, some versions of the name given to that area and road, other that the ravines on both sides of the road, allows people to see the devil.

23)  Avon Bridge, Indiana

Avon Bridge (image credit:www.city-data.com)

Avon Bridge (image credit:www.city-data.com)

In Avon town, Indiana, there is a railroad bridge that is said to be haunted and is on the official seal of to Avon, Inidana, which was built in the 1850’s, across the White Lick Creek by Irish immigrant workers. In a large narrow vats cement was mixed and hardened into the form of a pylon. According to some locals, one worker fell into the cement vat, one tragic afternoon, and as the worker slowly sank down into the vat, his fellow workers tried to save him, but could not reach him in time. The fellow workers could hear him knocking from the inside of the vat. But the construction company decided to continue building instead of tying to save the worker by tearing down the pylon to extract his body. The bridge was finished, and after many years since the incident, many claimed to hear knocks and screams from inside the pylon. When the bridge was torn down, decades later, there were numerous sightings of a man wandering along the tracks trying to flag down trains. The Haunted Bridge of Avon’s legend, has been told for generations, with different versions of tales, but generally, the locals of Avon have agreed that during the night, if one go near the old bridge, one will hear a moaning, of a discontented ghosts. And during the hot summer day, if a person cross the bridge, he or she  may see the tears of the ghost on it.

24)  Bloodspoint Road

Bloods point road, Illinois (image credit:www.dangerousroads.org)

Bloods point road, Illinois (image credit:www.dangerousroads.org)

The Bloodspoint Road is the name of a scary short road located between Fairdale and Pearl Road in Boone County, in Illinois, and known as one of the most haunted and scary roads in the world. The Bloodspoint Road is best known fo its supernatural mystery with a bloody past, and the site of many haunting with traces of murders, accidents, suicides, and even witchcraft can still be felt in this scary haunted road. The haunted Bloodspoint Road in Boone County, Illinois, is also famous for many apparitions of children on the side of the road, hand marks appearing on cars, strange noises coming from the road and lights mysteriously appearing near the road.

25)  Moonville Tunnel

Moonville tunnel west entrance

Moonville tunnel west entrance

  A ghost town in southeastern Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio, known as Moonville with little remains of this former mining community, a few foundations, an old cemetery, and an abandoned railroad tunnel called Moonville Tunnel, which is the subject of numerous sightings and ghost stories. The Moonville tunnel’s trestles (a framework with a horizontal beam supported by two pairs of sloping legs), with one trestles stood over the Raccoon Creek, less than 50 yards away from the tunnel’s mouth, and walking along the tracks was extremely dangerous, and more hazardous by two long trestles in the area. In 1920’s, it is estimated that five or six people died on the bridges or within the tunnel. The last fatality was in 1986, when a 10-year-old girl was struck by a locomotive on that trestle directly in front of the tunnel. The haunted Moonville Tunnel is located deep in the Vinton County’s backwoods in southeastern Ohio. According to some legend, the ghost of a drunken man who was murdered near Moonville Tunnel is said to walk over the tunnel tossing pebbles at those below.

26)   Bunny Man Bridge

Bunnyman bridge

Bunnyman bridge

Colchester Overpass also known as Bunnyman Bridge

Colchester Overpass also known as Bunnyman Bridge

The urban legend about the Bunny Man probably originated from two incidents during the 1970’s, in Fairfax County, Virginia, which has spread throughout the areas of Washington, D.C. The urban legend has many variations, such as the Bunny Man is wearing a rabbit costume and attacks people with an axe. Several variations occur around Colchester Overpass, a Southern Railway overpass, which is also known as the Bunny Man Bridge, that spans through Colchester Road near Clifton. Other legend’s versions, vary about the name of the Bunny Man, his motives, weapons, victims, bunny man costume’s description, and his possible death. Some version of the legend, said that the Bunny Man’s ghost or aging ghost is said to come out of his place of death every Halloween to commemorate his death. In some version,  his victims’ bodies are mutilated.

27)   M6 motorway

M6 motorway, Cheshire

M6 motorway, Cheshire

The longest highway in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest road is known as the M6 Motorway which incorporates the Preston By-pass, the first length of motorway opened in the UK and forms part of a motorway known as the  Backbone of Britain, running north−south between London and Glasgow through the industrial North of England. The M6 Motorway in England is best known for its ghosts stories and scary sightings, such as the ghost of Roman soldiers, an upset hitchhiker woman, a group of miners’ ghosts, as well as a phantom vehicle driving the wrong way.

28) Woodson Lateral Highway

Woodson road 530 exit 12 (image credit:www.okroads.com)

Woodson road 530 exit 12 (image credit:www.okroads.com)

The haunted highway in Hensley, Arkansas known as the Woodson Lateral Road, is said by the locals as the home to legends of apparitions such as phantom headlights, a motorcyclist’s ghost and a female hitchhiker whom after she was picked up, she  disappears from her seat, leaving a souvenir behind. One version of the ghost story, is about two young students who died from a motorcycle accident on their way home from prom, and their ghost continue to search for each other along the Woodson Lateral Road.

29)   U.S. Route 191

US 191, Utah

US 191, Utah

US 191 Utah north of Moab

US 191 Utah north of Moab

U.S. Route 191 (US-191) is a major north–south state highway running via the eastern part of the Utah, United States. The present US-191 alignment, which stretches from Mexico to Canada, was built in 1981 through Utah. Entering the highway of  US-191 to Utah on Navajo Nation land and cross mostly into the dry and isolated areas of the state. Highway 191 in Utah, is the former Highway 666, which has spread ghost stories of a phantom diesel truck set on fire, an apparitions of hitchhikers, an unwanted passengers and a girl in a white dress, ghost lights in the sky, and demons in a form of dogs and many more scary ghost tales.

30)  Rock-A-Dundee Road, Massachusetts

Rock-A-Dundee road (image credit:asergeev.com)

Rock-A-Dundee road (image credit:asergeev.com)

Rock-A-Dundee fence (image credit:hellsacres.blogspot.com)

Rock-A-Dundee fence (image credit:hellsacres.blogspot.com)

A popular attraction in Western Massachusetts that attracted most of the younger population in Hampden County, Massachusetts known as the haunted Rock-A-Dundee Road. Numerous legends and rumors have spread around the haunted road and the haunted forest between Rock-A-Dundee and Howlett Hill Roads. Some locals said that this Rock-A-Dundee road did not exist and was part of the forest forty years ago. In a most popular legend, in the 1960’s,  locals says that a crazy woman dwell in that forest, and anyone came near her living quarters, she would chase them away with a hatchet, and so they conclude that it was the woman’s ghost, who chases people away. Another legend says that ten teenagers went out on the road and killed themselves in a row, and they are known as The Rockadundee Spirits. However the authorities had denied any claim of this incidents that occur, but according to loca reports that children, adults saw the actual ropes used by the ten teenagers. Another version is also about 5-10 years ago, bus stop used to be in that area of a specific spot on the road. According to the story, Jared, a little boy got off the bus and was then hit by the said bus, and so a gazebo was built there, and a rock in the gazebo area, that reads Our Bus Stop. The ghost of Jared kept on haunting the said gazebo.

31)  Devil’s Tramping Ground 

DevilsTramping Ground

Devils Tramping Ground

A camping spot located in a forest near the Crossroads area in Harper near Bennett, North Carolina, best known as the Devil’s Tramping Ground which has been the subject by local legends and folklore, which allegedly, that the Devil tramps and haunts a bare and dry ground formed into circle, in which supposedly no grass or plants to grow. According to some reports, there are two local hunters who were spotted near the circle talking to a very strange looking man, describing that,  “It looked like his face was falling off,” said one of the local campers. Scary stories about the circle are well known in local communities, such as the disappearance of objects left within the circle overnight, dogs who do not want to get near the area while yipping and howling, and strange events that happened to those brave people, to spend overnight within its areas. For a hundred years, the Devil’s Tramping Ground has been alleged that nothing has grown within the areas of 40 foot circle. According to the legend, that this circle is the very place the devil himself can rise from hell, and come to earth, and on certain nights, the devil is supposed to walk in circles bringing his evil into this world. Some version of the legend says that people who stay the overnight in the circle are no longer in their sane again. Numerous people have reported seeing in the tree line, strange shadow like figures, watching them, and some reported of satanic rituals being performed in the circle. However, the fact of the camping spot is mostly bare, but having some vegetation growing at the circle, and the objects left by campers, or as well as campers have repeatedly stayed overnight within the circle. The tramping site is often littered with beer cans and broken glass, also seen on nearby trees were spooky spray-painting, suggesting that youth residents are more likely the trampers during nighttime.

32)  The Paulding Light

Paulding Light

Paulding Light

The Paulding Light also known as the Lights of Paulding or the Dog Meadow Light, is a mysterious light that appears in a valley that lies outside of Paulding, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula, near Watermeet off US 45 on Robins Pond Road or Old US 45, and according to reports, since the 1960’s, the light have appeared, with famous folklore that provides such explanations as ghosts, geologic activity (such as earthquake light, an unusual luminous aerial phenomenon that reportedly appears in the sky at or near areas of tectonic stress, seismic activity, or volcanic eruptions)  or swamp gas (also known as will-o’-the-wisp an atmospheric ghost light, witnessed by travelers at night, especially lights over bogs, swamps or marshes). The Syfy Channel’s Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files conducted a paranormal investigation in 2010, and concluded that the Paulding Light was unexplained. Also the students of Michigan Tech, conducted a scientific investigation of the 2010  light were able to see automobile headlights and tail lights, when they view the light via a telescope, and were able to recreate, the light by driving a car through a specific stretch of US Highway 45 (US 45).

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