Share Your Favorite Spooky Hiking Stories with The Trek

Spooky season is upon us once more, my friends. From mysterious howling in the woods to possibly witnessing the start of an alien invasion, we’ve all had at least a few hair-raising experiences on the trail. Share your favorite scary hiking stories with us for a chance to be featured this Halloween on The  Trek!

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  • Ralph B. Mahon : Oct 11th

    OK, this is a true story. You may believe it, or not.
    I was hiking in the Pootatuck state forest (once the home of a Native American tribe) with my two dogs.
    About 50 feet ahead of me was a hiker, long gray hair, waist length. Jacket? down to the ground, couldn’t see the feet.
    I’m always respectful of others, I hung back to let him/her get ahead. But after repeated stops I decided to speed up
    to get ahead, suddenly the person went off trail quickly.
    Strangely there was little movement up/down as you would expect walking so quickly in the rough.
    Moved so fast they seemed to disappear. Even stranger this was a couple days before Halloween.
    I’ve seen other strange/unexplainable things in that forest.
    I believe it is due to Indian spirits. I have total respect for American Indians.


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