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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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“rest area” (245 reviews)
“west side” (135 reviews)
“both sides” (115 reviews)
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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
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+1 575-751-8800
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"rest area"
in 245 reviews
"west side"
in 135 reviews
"both sides"
in 115 reviews
"rio grande"
in 290 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 111 reviews
"rest stop"
in 87 reviews
"roadside vendors"
in 36 reviews
"parking area"
in 79 reviews
"gorge bridge"
in 107 reviews
"mountain goats"
in 36 reviews
"picnic area"
in 30 reviews
"worth the short drive"
in 54 reviews
"mini grand canyon"
in 34 reviews
"parking lot"
in 92 reviews
"big horn sheep"
in 59 reviews
"quick stop"
in 32 reviews
"great pictures"
in 29 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great river bridge with super views if you can stand the height! Nice drive out to the bridge - dusty but worth it.

Thank sosantafe
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were undecided about going due to the cold and 25 mph winds bur decided to give it a try. Unbelievably beautiful setting and well worth the drive and being out in the cold, windy day.

Thank Jimbob44
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spectacular views of the Rio Grande Gorge from the beautiful iron bridge. Be careful if you are afraid of heights as the drop is impressive. The drive to Ojo Caliente through the Carson National Forest is wonderful too.

Thank thePERSONALtraveler
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an incredible experience! We walked to both sides of the bridge and viewed the enormity of the drop and how the river was different on either side. There were vendors selling exquisite handmade jewelry off to the side and we were given a...More

Thank Michellehaider
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The bridge is beautiful as well as the gorge. The Bridge is actually smaller than the pictures on the internet. But it is worth the stop. There a nice photo opportunities here and you can walk over the bridge. A nice stop on your way...More

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped to photograph the river far below this bridge and marveled at the breath - taking drop and the powerful winds swirling up the canyon. The deep drop with bridge shuddering winds made us gulp a bit a well. Well worth a look.

Thank Glidr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge is north of Taos about 15 or so minutes but it's worth the drive "out of the way". The landscape as you drive is flat and then you happen upon this bridge that spans the gorge...it's quite amazing! I'm not afraid of heights,...More

1  Thank Coleez
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the 15 minute drive north of Taos. Bring your camera and walk across the bridge. Great views of the gorge. Vendors at the Rest Area with good bargains.

Thank Ken B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is fabulous. About 8 miles past Taos and worth the drive. Best to drive across and park over on the left in the parking area and there's a little trail to take down to the sidewalk and go out for the view. Be...More

Thank 240stevenn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge across the Rio Grande was quite impressive. We stopped and took quite a few pictures to share.

Thank magmschmidt
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PatriciaElaine32605
11 July 2017|
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Response from Jeanne P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do not pay to view the bridge. I agree that I would have your dog on a leash because cars zoom by while you are walking on a narrow sidewalk.
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John S
18 March 2016|
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Response from wbtbismarck |
I would suggest driving to the John Dunn bridge which is a few miles upstream and allows you to actually put your feet in the water without climbing down a trail. The drive is very bumpy, mostly gravel, but very beautiful.
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Ginger F
5 February 2016|
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Response from Thomas S | Reviewed this property |
No There is no cost of any kind unless you choose to buy something from some of the local vendors that set up portable booths near the bridge. Nice little rest stop on the West end which is where most of the photos are... More
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