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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” (249 reviews)
“west side” (137 reviews)
“both sides” (117 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 249 reviews
"west side"
in 137 reviews
"both sides"
in 117 reviews
"rio grande"
in 298 reviews
"rest stop"
in 91 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 115 reviews
"roadside vendors"
in 36 reviews
"parking area"
in 82 reviews
"gorge bridge"
in 107 reviews
"mountain goats"
in 37 reviews
"worth the short drive"
in 55 reviews
"picnic area"
in 30 reviews
"mini grand canyon"
in 35 reviews
"parking lot"
in 95 reviews
"big horn sheep"
in 62 reviews
"quick stop"
in 33 reviews
"great pictures"
in 29 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stop and take pics. Very breathtaking. You can park and walk across the bridge. One of a kind. Hold on to the handrail!

Thank Steven B
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Reviewed yesterday

The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is a useful bridge as it shortens the route across Northern New Mexico. You can walk across it or go to the visitor's center and see the depth of the gorge, as well as rafters during high water season. I...More

Thank D C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Park your car and walk back across the bridge. Yes, it sways a little and if you don't like heights, don't walk across. I made it half way and it was spectacular.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking out on the bridge, you can get a bit dizzy and can even freak out a little bit when you feel the bridge shake. It is an amazing view, and your heart will beat when looking over the edge. The sad part is you...More

Thank Nathan P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful surprise in a flat expanse! Plan to stop! I wish we’d been able to! We were driving and ... surprise! The Rio Grand hundreds of feet straight down!

Thank Amanda S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a neat place to stop and take a few pictures. The gorge is quite a sight to see. Sadly, many people have checked out by plunging off the bridge. Don't do that.

Thank Derek J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this!!! Beautiful, breathtaking. We walked along the bridge. It was amazing to see the gorge.

Thank JoAnne d
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised how short the bridge was. There was no traffic so walking across was very easy. Ample parking on both ends.

Thank Kkoleary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive structure, for sure but when we were there it was made less impressive without any water down below...still an easy drive and so seeing it seems the right thing to do. If you watch Aerial America on the Smithsonian Channel you can get...More

Thank Pat H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We crossed this bridge on the way to our stay at the Earthship Biotecture area. What an incredibly deep, beautiful gorge. Highly recommended!

Thank radballen
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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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