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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” (123 reviews)
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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have never seen a gorge bridge, you should definately see it. Not far out of town and and amazing sight!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are no words to describe the beauty. We arrived just as the sun was setting. We were all exhausted after rock climbing and rafting but we were definitely not disappointed.

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 2 days ago

A quick ride from the main part of Taos to take a look is totally worth it. Just park in the lot next to the bridge and walk across for some great views.

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came from Carson National Forrest and the Earthship structures, I made a left to continue onto US Route 64. Immediately to the right is a rest stop not to be confused with a visitor center. Parking was really bad. For starters, there were street vendors...More

Thank HazelEyesFromTN
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is worth a brief stop to view the deep gorge it crosses. It's a great photo op. I did notice a number of individuals stop on the western approach and walk to the edge of the parking lot for a...More

Thank ggsmac
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty amazing bridge and worth seeing if you also happen to be in the area. Reccomend stopping at the Rest Area (on the west end of the bridge) to park then take a walk across the bridge. Along the way there are...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doesn't look like anything special at the approach.... until you drive over! Then get out of the car and walk over that bridge.... what an awesome view. Pay close attention to the ridgeline and you may see the elk moving down the ridge. Very cool.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether it was the city of taos or the Pueblo, some genius decided to block access to the gorge bridge with traffic barriers. You can park at the rest area now and slide down a nonexistent sidewalk, or try to pull over in one of...More

Thank artsiren
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With spectacular views of the bridge as ir spans the deep Rio Grande Gorge. Just 10 miles from Taos too. This bridge is relatively recent (1968). Before it was built wagon trains had to be ferried across on rafts after descending down a narrow trail...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Park your car at the rest area and be sure to use the facilities before heading out onto the bridge just in case it scares the *bleep* out of you. Okay, seriously, it's a fun adventure to head out to the lookout points on the...More

Thank vas57
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12 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