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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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“west side” (131 reviews)
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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was a mandatory stop for me! I couldn't wait to see the gorge and walk across the bridge, and it does not disappoint. Even for someone like me, who is deathly afraid of heights, this was worth every nerve-wracking moment. This is a structural...More

Thank MiaBchGal
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Walking across the bridge was a bit scary because the weather was so windy Our schedule didn't allow us to go when the weather was nice and a storm was blowing in just as we got there. The views are absolutely amazing Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Jeff and Pam J
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Super spot to spend and hour, bring a picnic and enjoy the park and do a little street vendor shopping. Picture taking is the only mandatory requirement. Breathtaking

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was supposed to be the highlight of my day trip to Taos via the Low Road from Santa Fe. There was not a cloud in the sky, which created lots of shadows, which is not the best conditions for photographing this gorge. There were...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This bridge has great parking very nearby and has sidewalks on both sides that make it easy to visit and enjoy the bridge and its views on foot. Worth the short drive from Taos!

Thank raizen
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The view from the bridge is great. I did think it would be a lot bigger but, it is very impressive. We went on a Sunday and found some vendors there. They had some beautiful Jewlry and trinkets.

Thank paulshun1960
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Unexpected vista alongside the highway headed into Taos, but a little difficult to take pictures since there is no place to stop on the bridge.

Thank George A
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband ran out here a couple of nights in a row to try to catch a sunset. It's about 20 minutes from the Taos Plaza. Both nights we were pleasant surprised, actually amazed, at the incredible sunsets we witnessed. So, if you like sunsets....More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Breathtaking. Not what you expect in an area that looks relatively flat. It took millennia for the Rio Grande to cut this gorge. I've seen the headwaters in Colorado and the river as it passes through El Paso. The gorge is the best of it....More

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I hate heights, but I swallowed it back and ventured out to the promontory. The views were breathtaking and I could only marvel the force of water cutting through the gorge.

Thank ceedeeo2015
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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
4 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