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John Dunn Bridge

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Worthwhile side trip from Taos

Down county (?) road B-006 (Acequia Madre del Llano Rd), the road turns gravel. Turn right on B-007... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
sheeshman_13
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Flower Mound, Texas
A HIDDEN GEM

Check out the history of this bridge and Rio Grande River crossing on the internet first. Then go... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
brazosparty
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Down county (?) road B-006 (Acequia Madre del Llano Rd), the road turns gravel. Turn right on B-007 and it begins a steep decline into the Rio Grande valley. The river is crossed on the one-lane John Dunn bridge. Probably best avoided on rainy/snowy days....More

4  Thank sheeshman_13
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Check out the history of this bridge and Rio Grande River crossing on the internet first. Then go just north of Taos toward Arroyo Honda, NM and you will see signs on the highway # 522 directing you to this great spot. The road gets...More

1  Thank brazosparty
Reviewed 6 September 2017

........you start seeing things you never knew were there. In Taos for week and just roaming around when we saw this sign stating public access to a bridge. Well, if that wasn't an invitation. So started on pavement but turned to gravel (every rental is...More

2  Thank Gary G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place hidden away up a dirt road and would be a great place to come on a hot day to relax and swim and BBQ..We came for a while and sat and had a paddle ... dog loved it and some...More

1  Thank chocaholicgirl
Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you're afraid of heights, I wouldn't recommend walking the bridge. But visiting the location is a must if you're in the area. The gorge is quite something and can best be seen from the bridge.

2  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The bridge is less impressive than the surroundings, but it's a pretty byway to get to the bottom of Rio Grande, via a descent path, to a hot spring - a hole in a recess. I heard it's only warm inside the spot. I didn't...More

2  Thank SmallArmy
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not much to say, it's a bridge with cool views and a hot spring in the general area that you can walk down to. Saw a few people fishing in the area, so I assume it is a decent spot for that

2  Thank alexandra420
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Good fishing. Good beach across the bridge, good hot springs across the bridge. It is a very special spot in Taos County. Follow NM 522 to B-007 turn left and follow the signs.

2  Thank mll187
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were told my someone to go and visit this place. We are so glad that we did. I have a SUV so we did ok, but if you have a low car, don't attempt it. Dirt road most of the way. So beautiful, and...More

1  Thank audi58
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We originally read the history of this area and the bridge in New Mexico magazine a couple of years ago. This was our second trip to this bridge and well worth the rough road to get there. It is only about 15 minutes from the...More

1  Thank brazosparty
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