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.

If hiking isn’t in the cards for you, plan out a peaceful drive on one of New Mexico’s most scenic drives, the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway. This drive will take approximately three hours and you’ll find some of the finest scenery northern New Mexico has to offer. Read more in Hop In Your Car And Take Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway For An Incredible 83-Mile Scenic Drive In New Mexico.

Address: Rociada, NM 87742, USA
Address: Organ Mountains, New Mexico 88011, USA
Address: Carson National Forest, New Mexico 87530, USA
Address: Ah-shi-sle-pah Wash, New Mexico, USA
Address: Gila National Forest, New Mexico 87825, USA