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Address: US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, NM
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This 800-foot-deep gorge in northern New Mexico offers exciting whitewater...

This 800-foot-deep gorge in northern New Mexico offers exciting whitewater rafting, hiking trails around the rim and observation platforms with spectacular views of the winding river below.

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Great view

We visited the Rio Grande Gorge and walked across the bridge. The view is just breath taking. We took several photos. There was several people there. It's an amazing place to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Rio Grande Gorge and walked across the bridge. The view is just breath taking. We took several photos. There was several people there. It's an amazing place to see. There is a place to sit and have a picnic and restrooms there too. Several road side vendors on that side of the bridge too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a cool landmark and worth the drive out of town - its only a 10 minute drive but to Taosenos that's far :D. The bridge has viewing platforms you can step out onto, great picture spot! There are hiking trails around the gorge as well, old stage coach trails which makes for a great day. Check out... More 

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chicago,il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the west side parking lot to take pictures. There is a fence around the area so it is relatively safe. There is also a short hike that takes you to an area south that is not fenced in for even better views of the whole bridge. Walking across the bridge is a little scary if you are... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the bridge after leaving Taos Ski Valley. What an amazing view! Not sure what the significance is but there are several locks left on the railings from people who have visited.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

The Rio Grande Gorge is just outside Taos, via US highway 64 west. You can get an awesome view as well as many picture opportunities on the highway bridge that extends across the gorge. There is a sidewalk along the bridge for visitors. Also, there is a rest area with safe, free parking and clean restrooms just north of the... More 

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Angelholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

On your wait to Taos, make sure to stop at the RGG visitors center near Pilar. It is a wealth of information about this amazing huge and beautiful place. They do a lot of guided walks for free, pick up a monthly flyer or call ahead. we saw petroglyphs and animal tracks, with guide Kim who was very helpful and... More 

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Stopped into the Gorge visitor center and the ranger gave us directions for driving through the gorge. Dirt road but very easy for a two wheel drive car! It was beautiful and a nice way to get close to the river. There are several nice looking campgrounds in the gorge and although we didn't see any we heard there are... More 

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Artesia, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Took a hot air balloon ride through the gorge as well as visited by the bridge. Then drove down into the gorge and across the river. A great slow pace journey in New Mexico.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We rode our Mountain bikes on the trail, beautiful journey. Saw big horn sheep and an eagle. The trail gets close In places to the rim where you can take great pics and views are spectacular. There has been a lot of rain so everything is green. We went out about 7.5 miles and turned due to pending showers. Trail... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are looking for a fun trip with family or friends, New Mexico River Adventures is the place to go. I rafted the Box, racecourse, and a more relaxing 3 day trip along the Rio Chama. All 3 places were equally beautiful and fun. Our guides Wendy and Brad were professional and knowledgeable about the river and surrounding geography.... More 

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