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Start: 8:45 pm - End approx: 11:00 pm

Mostly Fri & Sat Nights (except for special events)

Starting Location: Ivy House Parking lot - 589 Main St. & the End Location: Cary House - 300 Main St.

Ages 16+ – Only $25 per person


The Haunted Hangtown Ghost Hunt is not your typical ghost tour. You’ll join our team as we walk the streets of Placerville, “old hangtown”, carrying and utilizing some of the latest paranormal equipment to hunt down the spirits that walk the streets of this historic, mining town.

As we visit the paranormal hotspots that our team has found to have the most activity, you’ll learn of the mass exodus to the foothills of El Dorado County to seek their riches in gold. We’ll spin yarn about the the founding of this historic town, how the argonauts, the pioneers, the miners built this town.

And you’ll gain some insight to why this town is so haunted; the hardships, the illnesses, the diseases, the fires, and of course you’ll learn how Placerville got it’s name “old hangtown”.


We will go inside the historic, and very haunted, Cary House and other locations as they become available. While inside, you’ll learn of the history of each historic building, the stories of their hauntings, and what our team has found during our investigations.

As this is a real ghost hunt and not a fabricated experience, we cannot guarantee that paranormal activity will happen every single night. Unfortunately, ghosts don’t perform on command. While we expect activity most nights, we cannot promise or guarantee it’ll happen while you’re there.


We’ll walk main street trying to make contact with the spirits that still lurk among the buildings. Bring your camera, your senses, and an open mind, you never know what you may see, feel, hear.

Each tour group will be provided the latest equipment to possibly collect paranormal evidence. We will utilize EVP recorders to capture disembodied voices, MEL Meters and EMF devices to identify changes in the environment, REM pods with triboelectric tools, and good ol’ fashioned dowsing rods to detect energy presence in our midst.

Keep your eyes and ears open because the spirits are all around us. No frills, no gimmicks, no tricks, no costumed characters to jump out and scare you. Your tour guide is a paranormal investigator who will take you on a hunt down the dark, deserted streets of late night Hangtown.


Your experience will start at the Ivy House Parking lot
(just across the street from Main Street Melters)
Address: 589 Main St., Placerville, CA 95667
(corner of Main and Clay Street)

The tour will end at The Cary House
Address: 300 Main St., Placerville, CA 95667

When you arrive your Ghost Hunt guides will be waiting
for you. Gene and Stephanie will
be wearing a Haunted Hangtown Ghost Tours t-shirts.


There will be parking available in the Ivy House Parking Lot, our starting location, but there is also parking lots along Main Street closer to our final destination, and a parking structure on Center street, just off of Main Street that will leave you closer to your car at the end of the tour. The Hangtown Ghost Tour crew will be able to walk you to your car if you have to walk back to the starting location.

For booking call: (530) 748-0435
Other inquiries call: (925) 642-6471

For booking call: (530) 748-0435
Other inquiries call: (925) 642-6471

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