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Tips on New Mexico Warnings or Dangers – Stay Safe!

New Mexico Warnings and Dangers

If you love warm weather and open land, New Mexico may be just the place for you. Watch out for these warnings and dangers when you visit.


Central Avenue is noted as dangerous, especially after dark. Although Central Downtown is a great place to find food and other festivities, travel in groups if you plan to visit the area at night, as many thieves and criminals target tourists in this area when it is desolate and not packed with crowds.

Altitude Sickness

Albuquerque and other areas of New Mexico are at a high elevation, and if you are visiting from an area at or below sea level, you may feel unwell. Symptoms may include: Headache, nausea and tiredness.

Carry Your Official ID

New Mexico City clubs, bars, and pubs are strict with ID laws, requiring you to show your ID at times even before you are allowed to enter a venue. Be sure to carry an official state ID or driver’s license to prove you are at least 21 if you plan to order drinks anywhere in New Mexico.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews warnings and dangers of New Mexico.

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