There are lots of scary places in the world, however, there is one 200 mile road that has instilled such an immense degree of fear in people that they absolutely refuse to travel upon it.

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highway 666

This is the highway that was previously identified as “666” – which is only a few hours away from the Grand Canyon.

The United States renamed this highway – officially – in 2003 to “U. S Route 491”; however, those that have traveled upon it, reside near it, and have heard of it or directly experienced its intense horrors continue to refer to it as the ominous “666”.

There are various types of unexplained phenomenon that have occurred and continues to occur on this desolate road.

Throughout this guide, you will learn why it instills fear in so many individuals.

If you are planning a trip to the Grand Canyon this Halloween, plan a trip to Highway 666 to get your spook on!

Historical Notes

devils highway 666

Throughout the entire country, Highway 666 is considered to be the top haunted highway. This particular highway is so large that it is found in four individual states – Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Those that know of the terrors of this haunted place also identify it appropriately as the “Devil’s Highway”.

While it is true that there are many rumors and tall tales that are associated with this particular stretch of road, there are also many facts that relate to this road – such as statistics on accidents and even deaths. Those that have experienced complications while traveling on this road claim that the spirits that lurk along it are directly responsible for the issues.

The Evil Spirits on Highway 666

While there are many stories of ghosts, hauntings, and spirits in general associated with this haunted highway, the stretch of road is best known for the evil spirits that are rumored to lurk on it. The first of the evil spirits that are said to be present on this evil road are what many refer to as the “Hounds of Hell”. These are dog-like creatures that have a supernatural basis.

Many claim that they are able to run as quickly as vehicles are able to drive; they purposely cause traffic accidents, and attack people traveling along the road. In addition to this, there is a story that is often referred to as “Satan’s Sedan”. It is believed that an evil entity that is spiritual in nature drives a dark, ominous sedan that actually charges vehicles and individuals traveling this haunted highway.

haunted highway 666

There are many different stories associated with Highway 666. Most individuals associate evil spirits with this road, but there are other stories surrounding this spectacular and vast haunted highway. Many claim the spirit of a girl wanders the highway while others claim that there is a phantom semi-truck that attacks travelers aggressively. Then, there are stories of skinwalkers as told by the Native Americans.