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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
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Ranked #3 of 36 Attractions in Taos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
Activities: Walking
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks
Activities: Walking
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views - and we saw big horn sheep while there! We were unsure if it was worth the drive out there, but it was! In another few million years, this will rival the Grand Canyon! Not for those afraid of heights, though!

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Oakland, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This 525 foot high bridge is the 5th highest in the USA and it appears out of nowhere in a huge flat expanse of plains. Amazing view everywhere. Lots of Native American items to buy

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Muskegon, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is a really big gorge. The bridge is impressive. You can walk across part of it. Take lots of photos. The Rio Grande river is way down at the bottom.

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Taos, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a great destination if you didn't have to drive through a corridor of trash and litter to get to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was a beautiful stop and highly recommended! There is even a sidewalk so one can walk the length of the bridge and back. We were lucky to see a herd of bighorn sheep grazing next to the road as well. There is a man that looks after the restrooms nearby. My boyfriend and I were going to take turns... More 

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Shoreacres, Texas, United States
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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We took a mid-day drive to the gorge and loved it. It's obviously not the Grand Canyon but breathtaking none-the-less it is breathtaking. We packed a lunch and sat near the edge to enjoy the view. We don't get to see anything like this in Texas.

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cape cod
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

700+ feet above the Rio Grande. Trails nearby are excellent for hiking and for viewing the river. Also, some great spots to watch the sun set over the high plains that are unobstructed. With the sun setting in the west and the moon rising over the eastern hills, it had a spiritual quality that one can occasionally experience in the... More 

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lubbock, texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I don't know how many times I've been to the Gorge Bridge---it never gets old. Breath taking. Wonderful wonderful walking and biking trails.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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243 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We crossed this amazing bridge on the way to visiting the Earthship Biotecture World Headquarters and Visitor Center. I really didn’t intend to stop, but did so on a whim. Heights really bother me (understatement), and to compound my anxiety the wind was blowing so hard I had to take off my cap to keep it from blowing away. Nevertheless,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Spectacular View, Photo Ops, wildlife (BigHorn and Coyotes). Close to downtown Taos. Snow covered cliffs with distant mountains provided amazing photographs

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