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5 Disturbing Cemeteries In New Mexico That Will Give You Goosebumps

While some cemeteries have a well-maintained, peaceful feel, others give you the heebie jeebies. Some of these cemeteries are the only remains of a ghost town, while others have sad histories or are reported to be haunted. Whatever their story, you wouldn’t want to be alone, in the dark, at these five cemeteries in New Mexico.

This video provides more details about the long-standing prairie dog problem at Santa Fe’s Fairview Cemetery. Warning: it is fairly graphic.

Since this video was made, the cemetery operators have built a concrete wall five feet below the ground and three feet above it, to deter invading prairie dogs. Animals already inside the cemetery have been relocated.

What other cemeteries in New Mexico give you the creeps?

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.