Any paranormalist in the DFW area will tell you that River Legacy Park is haunted. It's a great place for ghost hunting because it involves so many varied stories. There's the mystical hobo who comes to your car and taps on your window just before disappearing, the confederate soldier who died there and still runs around scaring people, and the ghosts that inhabit the old bridge where a car took a wrong turn and crashed, killing the occupants. River Legacy Park is everything a ghost hunter could want.
So, what happens when people check it out, and who is reporting this stuff? This has been a very interesting search, for me.
While trying to find this place, I realized that I had already been there many times to jog! I was pretty disappointed to find out that this terribly spooky place was really just a public park down the road. I hoped that it would get more scary at night.
The main scary story surrounding this place is the one about the car crash who's victims stalk the old bridge to this day. Sounds interesting, but there are a few problems. People who look around for this bridge are never able to find it. Why? It appears that the bridge no longer exists!
As far as the confederate soldier is concerned, another part of River Legacy Park once contained a place called "Hell's Gate" where Union soldiers were hanged by Confederate soldiers. Of course, none of the ghost story websites give any real information about this, and searching for information on the topic only brings up ghost websites.
Not to mention, the late night visitors to River Legacy Park find that they cannot enter the park after dark, so who is reporting this stuff and circulating these stories? Who is parking their cars in there and seeing hobos? And, isn't it convenient that all of these haunted places are in one park? Well, I found answers to these questions, and I will share them with you.
(To be continued.)