Step Inside The Creepy, Abandoned Town Of Dawson In New Mexico

Today, most people stay away from Dawson, New Mexico, a town located between Cimarron and Raton. Since the cemetery is all that remains of this old mining settlement, that’s not surprising. However, the fact that it’s a ghost town is not what keeps visitors at bay. See, Dawson is a haunted New Mexico ghost town. Are you ready to experience one of the creepiest abandoned places in New Mexico?

Today, Dawson, a ghost town in New Mexico is located on private property, but you can get close enough to the cemetery to feel a certain tension in the air. That coupled with the unnatural stillness may be why many believe this ghost town to be haunted and consider it to be the creepiest abandoned town in New Mexico.

If you want to see more of Dawson but don’t feel like leaving your couch, check out this fascinating Youtube video.

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Dawson is one of the hundreds of ghost towns in New Mexico. Some, like Cuervo, remain intact yet creepy, while others are only a memory.

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Address: Dawson, NM 87740, USA