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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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 5 days ago

The gorge is an amazing example of the power of water over thousands of years. I have visited it every year that I have vacationed out here. One year big horn sheet were grazing and I got some great pictures. People set up tables and...More

Thank ashmw67
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really great views of this place! You can get out, walk around, take pics. There's some native shopping and a place for drinks/snacks there too. Definitely check it out.

Thank Acstur13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and worth the drive to see!!!!!!!! Breathtaking views great photo opportunity. Aerial views etc.

Thank DubuqueJodi
Reviewed 6 days ago

During my first visit to this area in late April, I was amazed at how cool this gorge and bridge looks like. I remember my visits to the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, WV. in 2013 and Royal Gorge Bridge in Canon City, CO....More

Thank Valedc03ls
Reviewed 6 days ago

Awesome views from the bridge into the gorge in both directions. Little surprised that we did not find a visitors center for history and details of the bridge.

Thank davenewkirk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Driving from Taos to Chama, we were surprised to find this BUSY spot! We had no idea the gorge was there until we came upon all the traffic! We did not get out, but there were many people on the bridge, and shopping at the...More

Thank cooker72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see the view of the Rio Grande Gorge from the bridge. If you are lucky you will also see Mountain Sheep.

Thank Jenni1947
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in Taos, worth the short drive. Beautiful but not over powering. If you don't mind heights, walk the bridge. Park up at rest area and walk over, just an extra few minutes but safer than parking on side of road. Plus gives access to...More

Thank greglinmon
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend said this was a must see and boy was he right. This is a mini Grand Canyon. The view from the middle of the bridge is great but for me the thrill of standing on the arch bridge while semis rolled across was...More

Thank Connie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome sight, height and if you look very closely, you can see wildlife. We saw baby mountain sheep. So cute!

Thank gcbmoh
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Jeanne P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do not pay to view the bridge. I agree that I would have your dog on a leash because cars zoom by while you are walking on a narrow sidewalk.
John S
18 March 2016|
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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
5 February 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