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Beautiful drive

This was the second time we have driven this road, 1st time was 2 years ago in late March- gorgeous... read more

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Vernon, Canada

Started out in semi-desert, into higher elevations with beautiful mountain forest. Some trees were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Philadelphia, Tennessee
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the second time we have driven this road, 1st time was 2 years ago in late March- gorgeous weather then, very scenic, the churches on the way are incredible. This time- 2nd week of October, we hit snow, heavy not actually sticking on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Started out in semi-desert, into higher elevations with beautiful mountain forest. Some trees were starting to turn. Several old beautiful churches along the way. Very little traffic.

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 5 days ago

Road was well marked with large brown signs to keep you on correct roads. Many points of interest along the way but they were not well marked. Scenery during drive was good not great, about 50 miles or so, a couple of gas stations near...More

Thank 307barbara3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best scenic drives I have ever driven! The aspens were beautiful & there was hardly any traffic on the road.

Thank Tamara P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read numerous reviews about the 'High Road to Taos' from Santa Fe so decided to take that route on our trip. Really beautiful scenery along the way! Give yourself extra time to stop in some of the small villages along the way.

Thank susanrL1721ZD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend the High Road. However, the little towns are often a drive in, and we ended up not stopping as much as we might have. Chimayo was the most interesting.

Thank mamapsych
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy the drives in the Taos area. The High Road was on our list this time as we like to locate in one spot and venture out to surrounding areas. Too early on this trip to catch fall leaves, but you can always...More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

The leaves were just starting to turn. The road was not very busy and had some great views. If you have the time, take the High road to Taos.

Thank C3993NOrobertn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views. so scenic, and great fall colors. Many wonderful places to stop along the way, esp in Chama. Highly recommend as an afternoon tour in the area.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to do some research on the Internet to get some "pointers" on what areas to stop. We started from Santa Fe, making the first stop at Nambe Falls area and explored both the waterfalls and lake. Then continued and stopped at the Chimayo...More

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14 September 2018|
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Response from Elisha K | Reviewed this property |
Either way it’s a great drive, don’t be in a hurry as it’s curvy with steep drop offs. Allow yourself time to stop and explore the terrain on both sides of the road.
22 October 2017|
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Response from Joe W | Reviewed this property |
A quick google of altitude for the high road lists the highest altitude as 8581’. That’s higher than I thought. Still fun. 😀