In the mood for a hike this weekend? Check out this list of the scariest hiking places in the U.S. Hopefully one is in your area! (Make sure to pack some marshmallows and your Kindle to tell scary ghost stories if you’re going for an evening hike.)
1. Bluff Mountain and Punchbowl Shelter, Virginia
Four-year-old Ottie Cline Powell died on the mountain over a century ago after wandering away from his schoolhouse, says Backpacker.
Virginia Trail Guide
The Blue Ridge Country website says many hikers feel “an eerie, unseen presence near the mountain top.”