Mystery Spot - Santa Cruz, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 01.031 W 122° 00.174
10S E 588699 N 4097242
Quick Description: The Mystery Spot is a tourist attraction located near Santa Cruz, California. It was opened in 1939. The operators of the site claim that it is a place claim that it is a place where the laws of physics and gravity do not apply.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2009 2:15:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM5NPV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
Views: 63

Long Description:
"Phenomena demonstrated by the tour guides (and by visitors using levels) include two people standing on opposite sides of a level surface who appear to change height as they switch positions and a ball that appears to roll up a plank. At the site, an old shed appears to have lost part of its foundation and is slanted and oddly angled. Additional claims of mystery are the growth patterns of trees and their branches within the Mystery Spot, the lack of animals such as dogs, rodents or even birds inside the compound (visitors are not allowed to bring their dogs on the tour) and the distortion of magnetically calibrated measurement devices such as compasses or even GPS devices.

The official website speculates that extraterrestrials buried unearthly metals or a spacecraft beneath the Spot, or that carbon dioxide seeps out of the earth." (visit link)
Description of Effect (Natural Illusion, Man-made, Unknown): Natural illusion

Description of Location: (Tourist, Rural, etc.): Tourist

Admission (For tourist attractions): $5

Available hours (For tourist attractions):
Winter 9-5 Summer 9-7

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There's $5 for parking.

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