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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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Address: US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
Phone Number: 5757518800
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Quick drive from Taos

Not an official tourism site. There is a dirt parking lot on the other side of the bridge going away from Taos. Very high up! Windy - hold on to your camera and your kids hands... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Exeter, NH

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Exeter, NH
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not an official tourism site. There is a dirt parking lot on the other side of the bridge going away from Taos. Very high up! Windy - hold on to your camera and your kids hands. Stunning view of the gorge. Very impressive and worth the trip. No stores or bathrooms. A few roadside vendors.

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La Grange, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even if heights un-nerve you, at least drive over it. But the real adventure is walking across the bridge. The sight is awe inspiring.

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Pierport MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you go to Taos NM, this is a must! Spectacular views all around. And a wonderful, and easy (flat) hike on the West Rim. Occasionally you will see Bighorn Sheep in the Gorge along the way. And when you get back from your hike, then you walk out onto the bridge itself and soak in the view of the... More 

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Fort Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing how it just appears out of a flat plain. Very narrow and way deep. Nice rest area on the far side of the bridge to park and walk out on bridge (sidewalks on both sides). Also has covered picnic picnic tables and there are locals selling various craft items and foods on the side of the road. Can be... More 

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La Follette, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely FASCINATING & AMAZING! YOU'VE GOT TO SEE IT ONCE! Put it on your "bucket list". It's a must see and if you're lucky you can spot some mountain goats,prong horn or rams.

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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brief stop on our way north into Colorado. The parking is best on the western side of the bridge. From there it is a short walk onto the pedestrian walk over the gorge.

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Tulsa, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gorge is beautiful and awe-inspiring and the bridge is a modern marvel. The day we were there storm clouds were moving in and that just added to the drama of the place. There are vendors set up on one side of the bridge and there's visitor center with restrooms, and some picnic areas set up overlooking the gorge. It... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This extremely deep gorge was created by the Rio Grand River over eons on its way from the mountains of Colorado, through New Mexico, and on to Texas. Standing on the bridge, looking down can be a bit scary, if you are bothered by heights.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's breathtaking literally. I'm so afraid of heights so I made myself walk across this bridge. Take a camera!

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Chagrin Falls, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The gorge is absolutely stunning, although it is very had to photograph, due to the extreme contrast between the dark walls of the gorge and the bright sky. You can park at the small state park on the west side of the bridge, and then walk on the sidewalk to a good vantage point. Maybe going midday, when the sun... More 

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