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By Andrea Lankford

Ghosts! Curses! Hoaxes! Unsolved mysteries! Paranormal occasions! Take a stroll at the creepy part of North America's nationwide Parks! Andrea Lankford, a 12-year veteran ranger with the nationwide Park provider, has written a completely investigated but usually tongue-in-cheek guidebook that takes the reader to the scariest, so much mysterious areas within North America's nationwide Parks.

Lankford stocks such eerie stories as John Brown's haunting of Harper's Ferry, the disembodied legs which have been noticeable working round contained in the great Cave customer heart, and the "wailing lady" who roams the path at the back of the Grand Canyon resort. Lankford additionally uncovers paranormal actions park viewers have skilled, equivalent to the chupacabra that roams the swamps within substantial Thicket nationwide safeguard and the teenage bigfoot who rolled a park provider campground with bathroom paper.

She additionally experiences on long-forgotten unsolved murders, akin to the savage stabbing of a tender lady on Yosemite's path to reflect Lake, and the execution sort taking pictures of 2 common vehicles executives at Crater Lake. The witnesses to the supernatural occurrences are hugely credible people-rangers, park historians, river courses, and the like-and every one story has real relevance to the cultural or traditional historical past of the park.

Haunted Hikes offers readers with all of the details they want: for every hike: a "fright issue ranking" is indexed besides trailhead entry details, specified path maps, and hike hassle degrees. many of the haunted websites integrated within the booklet could be reached by way of the typical hiker, a few are wheelchair available, and others are for intrepid backpackers keen to make multi-day treks into desert parts. fascinating photos of many websites are included.

Haunted Hikes is certain to meet readers searching for these spine-tingling moments for those who start to ponder whether might be, simply might be, we're not alone.

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