Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos

4.3
#3 of 10 in Scenic Drive in New Mexico
Loop around Wheeler Peak on Enchanted Circle Drive and take in all the natural wonders thatĀ alter the landscape along the way. The route covers 133.6 km (83 mi) over mountains and through forests. You can explore an ancient Native American village at Taos or take part in outdoor activities around every bend, including balloon rides, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, and skiing. If you have time, consider straying off the main road to catch sights like the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Put Enchanted Circle Drive into our Taos travel route planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taos.
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  • We were in Taos for 3 days and decided to do the Enchanted Circle. I guess we expected too much. It's not bad, but not sure where "Enchanted" came from. It was just mainly countryside with little town...  more »
  • It is very impressive if you here comes by and taking the time to get to the edge.
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  • We drove the enchanted circle yesterday. It was beautiful but there was almost no snow, which is terrible for the ski season.  more »
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