The path is a classic symbol of the direction your life is taking. A rocky path suggests obstacles in your way. When a path suddenly inclines uphill, Freudians would interpret the climb as a desire for sex.
If you are traveling alone, this suggests independence or loneliness.
If you are traveling in a group, pay attention to the people accompanying you. Are they helping or hindering your progress? Traveling companions suggest your involvement with others in life or the feelings and attitudes that influence you and give you direction.
If the path was wide, open and straight, the sun was shining, you had a clear view ahead and were walking with confidence, this suggests optimism, independence, well-being and a sense of direction in life.
If, however, the dream path is foggy, hazy or you are walking in darkness, the message is that you have lost your focus. The same would apply if you are struggling to push your way through foliage or other obstacles, such as rocks, holes and other pitfalls.
If you overcame the obstacles, the message is that you will find a way of doing so in waking life; if you gave up, this suggests that you feel defeated.
If you felt frustrated that you could not move as fast along the path as you would have liked, this also suggests obstacles inflicted on you by others or by yourself.
If you are following a trail of footsteps in your dream, perhaps this reflects your sense to follow someone else’s example in waking life. An open road suggests a desire for freedom, whereas a narrow road suggests constraints.
Dreaming of a highway can express your desire to fast-track to success in life. A fork or bend in the road can indicate indecision.... The Element Encyclopedia