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15 Abandoned Places In New Mexico That Nature Is Reclaiming

New Mexico is littered with abandoned buildings, the last reminders of forgotten dreams. Some of these structures are relics from boom and bust mining cycles. Others were vacated for unknown reasons. Whatever the cause, there’s something both mysterious and captivating about abandoned places.

So what do you think? Are derelict buildings cool, creepy or a little of both? Do you have any photos of abandoned places in New Mexico? Go ahead and share them on our Facebook page. We’d love to see them.

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.