Visit These 8 Creepy Ghost Towns In New Mexico At Your Own Risk

Overgrown cemeteries. Crumbling walls. Doors hanging open as if a building’s occupants might return any moment. Ghost towns are inherently unnerving, but they’re also fascinating snapshots of the past. Sometimes residents drift away gradually. Other times people abandon towns quickly, due to a tragedy or because of lost economic opportunities. Here are 8 of the many ghost towns located in New Mexico.

Have you visited any of these places? Do you find ghost towns creepy, intriguing, or just sad? Let us know about your ghost town explorations.