Room 318 in Green Park Inn is said to be haunted by Laura Greene, daughter of one of the hotel’s founder. The legend says that Greene was to be wed at a church in Blowing Rock. However, Greene’s fiancé failed to turn up on the wedding day, leaving her stranded and humiliated in front of all the invited guests. Distraught by his disappearance, Greene reportedly hung herself at Room 318 in Green Park Inn.
The history of the Pink Lady and Room 545 dates back to the 1920s when a young lady fell to her death in the Palm Court. Since then, guests have reported seeing the apparition of the lady in a dense, pink smoke. Others have also to have seen a women dressed in a flowing, pink gown (or pink coat) wandering around the grounds of the resort.
On July 20, 1922, 20-year-old Laurens West and 24-year-old Emory Lance were shot dead by Walter Brooks, a guard of the Biltmore Forest Development Company.
Nothing grows on the Devil’s Tramping Ground due to the high concentration of salt in the soil caused by the naturally occurring mineral licks (also known as salt licks), as discovered by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.