Most People Have Long Forgotten About This Vacant Ghost Town In Rural New Mexico

Stumbling across a ghost town isn’t a difficult feat in New Mexico. The state is home to dozens upon dozens of sunbaked mining towns, military forts, and other relics of its Old West past. While some locations are more notorious than others, there is one spot in southwestern New Mexico that tends to escape notice.

The townsite is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and is accessible year-round for self-guided tours. It is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and visiting is free of charge. For additional details, visit the Bureau of Land Management website.

Website: Bureau of Land Management
Phone: 575-525-4300

Want to read about another ghost town that appears frozen in time? Mogollon is another old mining boomtown located just a short drive from Lake Valley and Silver City. Read more about exploring this old relic in The Ghost Town Hike To Take In New Mexico If You Dare.

Address: Lake Valley, NM 88042, USA