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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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Rio Grande Gorge, US 64, Taos NM.

This is an absolute DO-NOT-MISS attraction. I RECOMMEND that you visit the Rio Grande Gorge DURING MID-DAY. I made three visits so I had all of the bases covered. My first visit... read more

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an absolute DO-NOT-MISS attraction. I RECOMMEND that you visit the Rio Grande Gorge DURING MID-DAY. I made three visits so I had all of the bases covered. My first visit was during the early evening and photographically I had to choose between brilliant and blinding sunlit gorge walls or walls pitch black in deep shadows because the setting... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After horseback riding at Cieneguilla Stables, the owner and guide recommended this amazing drive (around the back way) that took us all through the bottom of the Gorge along the Rio Grande then up to the plateau for an phenomenal view. Well recommended!

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Thank Janine F
Cedar Hill, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

There are many ways to view the awe of this gash in the earth's crust-600 feet below the rim. The easiest way to view is driving across it on US 64, There are observation areas on both ends, and in the middle of the bridge span. Walking over the bridge is somewhat un-nerving with traffic crossing. On good weather days,... More 

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Bonner Springs, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I was all prepared to hike down from the bridge trail when I ran across a local who told me about the hot springs down another trail. Yes a genuine, non commercial, free, hot springs in the bottom of the Gorge. It was very easy to find and only a mile hike down and up - round trip. Even someone... More 

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Incredible views and sheer vastness of the gorge and surrounding lands. The bridge will sway when 18 wheelers go by.

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1 Thank dbrown2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 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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Thank Sonshine74
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 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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Reviewed 10 November 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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