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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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Address: US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
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It's Not About the Bridge

As we drove in the direction of the gorge, I kept waiting for the big, grand bridge to appear on the horizon and then, bam, you are driving across it. We parked in the State Park... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Virginia
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we drove in the direction of the gorge, I kept waiting for the big, grand bridge to appear on the horizon and then, bam, you are driving across it. We parked in the State Park parking lot and walked the long way around and down to the bridge -- there are shorter, more direct routes to hike down but... More 

Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When tourist always ask me what they should see this is my first suggestion. The view is Spectacular, so make sure your phone is charged. Their are also venders their, so bring some cash. My husband bought our daughter a beautiful, but simple, handmade leather purse here; she loves it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite loving adventure activities like skydiving, standing on a narrow sidewalk in the middle of this bridge 600+ feet above the river took my breath away! As trucks drove along the bridge, we could feel it bounce and move under our feet as the wind of them passing made us feel as if the icy cement is a little too... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The bridge was cool. Very high. If you are scared of heights then you can chill at the park that's beside the bridge. There are local artists that sell good they have made beside the bridge. People just park and walk across. Free fun.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from the east coast, the Rio Grande River never registered as one of this country's nature beauty until we stop at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. We observed the flowing river with it's deep gorges . Truly a picturesque moment, we were able to capture in pictures. Stops like these makes you appreciate the natural beauty's this country offers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the long drive from Sante Fe to Taos for the scenery & to visit the bridge. Even though the ride was long, it was well worth it. You can't actually see the bridge unless you walk back onto the grass, but the view of the mountains and the river below was beautiful and peaceful.

Thank NShields111
Bozeman, MT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a quick trip not far outside Taos, but if it was much further away, it would probably not be the best way to spend time in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view if the gorge is breath taking. The walk along the rim is a nice easy hike and offers a nice look at the gorge and surrounding landscape. The trail is flat and very child and pet friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see actually breathtaking. Short drive west of town. Best to park on west side and walk onto the bridge. There are restroom at the rest stop on the west side of the bridge. But best to park off the road instead of the rest stop as there is no path from the rest stop to the bridge.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I walked to the center of the bridge. The views were stunning, especially since we were there over Christmas and snow had just fallen. This stop was my son's choice, and I am happy he brought me here.

Thank ReaderPat

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