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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos

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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 trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taos.
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  • We picked the windiest day of the season to take the drive. First, I like to drive, so this was right up my alley. The Winter has not been kind to ski resorts and Red River and Angel Fire (through whi...  more »
  • Yesterday I was suffering from altitude sickness, climbing the last 600 feet on the Slot Canyon trail at Kasha-Katuwe and loving it. Today driving the Enchanted Circle, I would have gone back in time ...  more »
  • The variety of land form and shape easily informs the beholder of the inspiration for legion's of artists. The play of light, color, texture, and warmth constantly change during the drive.  more »