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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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US 64, 10 miles west of Taos, Taos, NM
+1 575-751-8800
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited at high noon, which was a great time - sun filled both sides of the bridge, got great looks at rafts floating down the river. Quite a feat of engineering.

Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were in Taos for the day and since the pueblo was unexpectedly closed, we drove over to the bridge. There is a parking area on the west side of the bridge with vendor selling their wares. There are also shaded seating...More

Thank alpw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow, what an unexpected and beautiful sight! We were staying in Red River and made the drive over and it was worth the trip. You could see the rafters below and we wish we had know about that and booked a rafting trip.

Thank Carly1019
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This bridge is only 7 miles outside of Taos so it's an easy visit. You get a spectacular view of the gorge and river which is the very south end of Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. The day we went there was a small...More

Thank richard c
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gorge is just lovely. AAA does advertise that there is a swinging bridge you can walk across. This no longer exists. The scenic view is fantastic and you can hike around the area. There are also heard of long horn sheep in the area...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The bridge is a bit out of the way but worth the trip if you have the time. It is high over the Rio Grande river gorge and sure to please children and adults alike. Our teens were very impressed, and it is often difficult...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow this was an amazing experience. The path the river cut in the rocks was very interesting to see. So rugged and primate. There were even a few vendors there if you wanted to shop.

Thank nbkda64
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's no Grand Canyon, but the view is outstanding, and very often you see Big Horn Sheep or Mountain Goats. Roadside vendors are always there.

Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a quick stop, bring your camera (which won't do it justice) and best to do when sun is high. Skip the roadside vendors. Nature at it's best.

Thank UTEX75
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our kids to the Rio Grand Gorge for the first time to see how big this hole in the ground is after we rode the rapids down the river. Great for kids to see the great things in our country. Brett

Thank Brett G
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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|
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
Do you need tickets to walk across the bridge?
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
How far down is the hot springs? how is the hike? I am going next week!
29 May 2015|
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