5 Trails Where You Can Enjoy A Quiet, Remote Hike In New Mexico
In the mood for a bit of solitude? There are few remedies better for relieving stress than heading out into nature, where you can focus on just you, the sounds of birds, and watching trees gently swaying in the breeze. If you’re looking for a trail that’s off the beaten path and can almost certainly guarantee a quiet retreat into nature, then you’ll plan a trek along one of these five hiking trails in New Mexico.
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Have you had a chance to hike on one of these picturesque trails? Be sure to let us know about your experience and if you have another trail you love to hike for a little peace and quiet.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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