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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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“rest area” (188 reviews)
“west side” (108 reviews)
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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
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+1 575-751-8800
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Reviewed yesterday

The Gorge Bridge is definitely worth a quick stop. The views are awesome and intimidating. There was a herd of big horn sheep grazing nearby which also adds to the experience

Thank jessicaU3044IG
Reviewed yesterday

If you happen to be in the vicinity you might as well make a quick stop here. There's a rest area on the west side for parking and you can take a short walk out to the center of the bridge and check out the...More

Thank mu92
Reviewed yesterday

Nice vistas, but pretty boring actually. Clean restrooms were nice. But, if you are into big bridges, it's a good place.

Thank baltlaw
Reviewed 2 days ago

Short visit with a nice bridge. You can feel the bridge moving if you stand at the middle. Caution: there are a lot of people smoking disgusting cigarettes on the side of the bridge (to sell you indian products).

Thank koogar
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in Taos or surroundings, this place is a must. It does not take much time (20 minutes is enough) and its only 15 mts from the center of Taos.Great for photos.

Thank PTYTraveler
Reviewed 4 days ago

The gorge itself is pretty impressive, but the bridge and the opportunities for sight seeing are underwhelming.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Windy overpass highlighting a large slit in the gorge. No great marvel of the world. Would not go out of my way to visit again

Thank 3kds3057
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never realized Rio Grande went this far north . Gorge is breathtaking and awsome and not for the height nervous

Thank Philpaunxitauney
Reviewed 6 days ago

The view from the bridge is breathtaking. So glad we took the extra few minutes to stop and enjoy this site. Had opportunities to purchase items from the Native Americans near the bridge but were not made to feel pressured.

2  Thank 66Marla
Reviewed 1 week ago

In driving North from Santa Fe NM to Taos NM, I stopped at the Rio Grande Gorge Visitor's Center on HWY 68 in Pilar NM. While in the Visitor's Center, I was told not to miss visiting the HWY 64 Bridge which crosses the Rio...More

2  Thank kanbaatar
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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
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.
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Ginger F
Do you need tickets to walk across the bridge?
5 February 2016|
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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
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Dncvt
How far down is the hot springs? how is the hike? I am going next week!
29 May 2015|
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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
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