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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

Okay, when driving from Taos to this bridge you will be shocked when you come up on this bridge. Only at the last moment will you realize that the bridge crosses a VERY deep gorge. Park on the other end and walk on the bridge....More

Thank MarkO2001
Reviewed June 15, 2016

It's a cool, high bridge! You can imagine how getting from one side to the other would have been a pain if you had to swing across with vines instead. Mostly because you'd have to plant trees and get it to rain more to get...More

2  Thank DannoBlammo
Reviewed June 15, 2016

one of the great spots that new mexico has to offer , the view is great, the wind can be strong there so you definitively do want to keep a head on your hat :)

Thank alban51
Reviewed June 14, 2016

It is a pretty impressive view. Standing in the middle of the bridge looking down is a bit dizzying! It's certainly worth a look. There are several art and jewelry vendors at one end.

Thank grettykaye
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Well worth a step. It's trite to say "breathtaking," but that,s a fair description of the experience. It's good to be reminded how magestic is the earth.

Thank Jack W
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view! Free. Picnic area. Restrooms. Vendor tables with excellent prices and beautiful handmade native goods.

Thank Julia H
Reviewed June 13, 2016

High above the Rio Grande. Eight man rafts floating under look like ladybugs. What a great structure. Don't miss this when in the Taos area.

Thank TrackerSack
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Yes the gorge is quite impressive...very deep with tiny little elk way down at the bottom. But at this point it can only be viewed from a highway, and I don't like to see the 'wonders of nature' in this way. Not worth going out...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had a flat tire when we pulled into the parking lot and the nicest maintenance man offered to help my husband by giving him a ride into town to have the tire repaired. I don't know what we would have done without him. He...More

1  Thank walkaday65
Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is about 20 minutes outside of Taos and has an amazing view. We enjoyed it, but if you don't have time it's not a must see.

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John S
How easy could an 80 year old man go down into the george. And, do I need tickets to go down into the george
March 17, 2016|
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.
Ginger F
Do you need tickets to walk across the bridge?
February 4, 2016|
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
How far down is the hot springs? how is the hike? I am going next week!
May 28, 2015|
Response from THSHong | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the Hot Springs. Hopefully someone else can answer that part. But if you stop at the Rest Station next to the bridge, there is a marked hiking trail. Bring water no matter what time of year. It is an easy... More