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Chilling Tales of the Outdoors

Strange True Stories
59.5k votersPark Rangers Describe The Creepiest Things They've SeenWe've all been frightened by things that go bump in the night, but imagine hearing those scary sounds isolated in a forest, miles ...
Strange True Stories
814.7k viewsPeople Describe Their Most Terrifying Middle-Of-Nowhere Camping ExperiencesCamping in the woods is a surefire way to have fun with family and friends, but when the night falls, the creepy, eerie, and scary...
Graveyard Shift
880.2k viewsCreepy Stories About BackpackersEveryone loves scary stories, right? Especially when they’re purported to be real. And the desolation of backpacking just lends it...
Unspeakable Times
179.2k viewsStories That Should Convince You To Never (Ever) HitchhikeThe idea of hitchhiking across the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to get you from point A to point Z is a romantic...
Tales from the Internet
498.9k viewsPeople Describe Creepiest Things They've Seen Driving in the Middle of the NightDriving in the middle of the night opens the door to all kinds of scary highway stories, full of creepiness, weirdness, and horror...
Tales from the Internet
26k votersPeople Who Live In Remote Places Describe The Creepiest Things They’ve Experienced In The WildernessPeople who live in remote areas know that sometimes too much quiet can make your mind race. However, some experiences stick with p...
Tales from the Internet
14.2k votersPeople Describe the Most Terrifying Thing That Happened in Broad DaylightWe tend to think of awful crimes and creepy encounters as happening in the nighttime, when shadows are dense and visibility low - ...
Tales from the Internet
417.2k viewsPeople Describe The Creepiest Things They've Encountered While HikingAs you hike deeper and deeper into the woods, chances are you will come across creepy things that will haunt you on your way out. ...
Tales from the Internet
1.5k votersHunters Describe The Creepiest Things They've Seen In The WoodsThe woods are creepy. They're big and dense enough to always be hiding something, they're the setting for more than a handful of p...
WTF
129.1k viewsReal People Share Their Most Terrifying Experiences While DrivingRoad trips are a great way for you, your friends, or your families to leave the comfort of your home, listen to some awesome drivi...
Graveyard Shift
15.6k votersOutdoor Enthusiasts Tell The Creepiest Things They've SeenThere is nothing as scary as silence - especially when you're alone in the middle of nowhere. Your own thoughts can get the best o...
Pop Culture
7.7k votersHikers Describe The Creepiest Thing They've Ever Seen Hiking Where do you think horror movies get their inspiration for the wild things that happen to hikers and campers in the woods? Straig...
Graveyard Shift
317.3k views14 Unsettling True Hitchhiking Stories That Will Make You Fear TravelingNo one actively thinks that they're going to be killed by a hitchhiker - or by the person who picks them up. Unfortunately for eve...
Pop Culture
288.6k views21 Forest Rangers Reveal Their Strangest Experiences In The WoodsImposing trees, strange sounds, and a general sense of the wild can lend a forest a bit of eeriness. Odd sightings, weird events, ...
True Crime
156.2k viewsBackpackers Who Mysteriously And Tragically DisappearedThe practice of backpacking comes with all sorts of risks, the least of which is ending up on a list of the many backpacker disapp...
WTF
626 votersSolo Hikers Share Their Creepiest Trail ExperiencesIf someone is going to embark on a hike all alone, one would hope that they have experience, know the area well, and are carrying ...
Strange True Stories
144.4k views17 People Discuss Their Creepiest Camping ExperiencesThe woods and wilderness get creepy when you're in them after dark, no matter whether you're an experienced camper or a first-time...
Mountain Climbing
1.4k votersThe Most Insane Stories About Mountain ClimbersThere are more insane true stories of mountain climbers out there than you can count. Unfortunately, more than a couple of these ...
Graveyard Shift
427 votersPeople Confess The Scariest Things They've Seen On Nighttime WalksNot all starlit walks are peaceful. These Redditors discuss the scariest things they came across or saw while on a nighttime walk ...
Pop Culture
443 voters25 Terrifying Safety Signs That We Don't Want To See While HikingHiking is supposed to be a peaceful, healthy activity. However, there are times when a nice walk in nature can turn dangerous. Whe...