Ghost House Historic Site, CO

US Forest Service

Ghost House Historic Site

The Ghost House is located near the historic mining and railroading town of St. Elmo. Built by Mr. Ghost, an early mining and real estate developer in the 1880's. The house is of wood construction using...[more]



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From the junction of County Roads 162 and Forest Road 295, (just before reaching the town of St. Elmo), turn left onto FR 295 and travel on this road for about .5 miles. You will pass a new, large cabin on the right and then watch for a pull-off parking area on the left. This is also the access road for the Iron Chest Mine. From the parking area, the Iron Chest mine road travels uphill and to the south. A small green gate is located adjacent to the road. Walk behind the green gate and follow the path for about .25 miles to the Ghost House.

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