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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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  • Average7%
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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 3 days ago

This bridge is a 10 minute drive outside Taos but is well worth the drive! You can park on either side of the bridge and then walk across the bridge! I have a fear of heights but this didn't bother me!! The views are fantastic!!

Thank DonHalazon
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are visiting Taos, New Mexico...then you must be sure to set aside some time to drive about 20 minutes northwest of town to view the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Truly an engineering marvel, the bridge spans the equally impressive Rio Grande Gorge...carved by...More

Thank lanceo53
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If it had not been raining we would have spent time. The view is spectacular. Almost more impressive than the Grand Canyon!

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

VERY deep gorge over a long metal bridge which apparently has had issues with suicides, since there are various booths for calling a crisis hot line along the bridge. We are told you will sometimes see long horned sheep, but we did not see any...More

Thank BarbMarty
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Park, walk and enjoy the view. Very impressive bridge over a deep canyon with the Rio Grande far below.

Thank Nonno2000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I did not know this natural canyon existed. We crossed it by accident and then planned a trip to explore more. Worth the effort.

Thank zootmonkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time we visited here there was a majestic big horn sheep grazing calmly along the cliff's edge. He couldn't have been more than 300 yards away and was kind enough to pose for all the gathered paparazzi.

Thank Unkamayko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crossing the Rio Grande Gorge was quite a feat before this bridge was built. Enjoy the short drive to cross over it and then stop to really see it.

Thank Elisha K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a knee-weakening view from on high into the Rio Grande Gorge. Challenging if one has any height fear.

Thank ZGSkiGal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is amazing. You can drive across or stop and park off the road and walk across in either direction. There are sidewalks and a viewing platform in the middle. It is definitely scary. When cars and trucks...More

Thank DeborahATL
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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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