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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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The steel bridge stretching across the Rio Grande Gorge, known as Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, is the seventh-highest bridge in the United States. This bridge has been featured in several motion pictures, including "Natural Born Killers" and "Terminator Salvation." Capture sweeping images on your camera, and get a close-up look at the gorge from the ideal vantage point of this bridge. If you have any last-minute shopping to do, several nearby vendors cater to visitors. With our online itinerary creator, Taos attractions like Rio Grande Gorge Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It's just a bridge that looks down into a gorge and that sways when large amounts of traffic cross it. For most people, that's it. They walk the bridge and take a photo. That's too bad because there i...  read more »
  • Lovely vista with road side vendors selling their wares. Great photo opportunities. Trails to walk along and of course, the bridge to cross. 
  • I had no idea that the Rio Grande had such a deep, steep gorge at any point. This is like the Colorado River near Page Arizona - breathtaking! The bridge on RT 64 is beautifully constructed and allows...  read more »
  • Although there isn't a ton to "do" here, unless you walk the rim trail, this is a gorgeous site to see. It's fun to walk on the bridge and feel it shake as the large trucks drive by. There are small vendors and an ice cream bus to enjoy, as well. Make the short trip from town, take some pictures, and enjoy the beauty of the Rio Grande Gorge.
  • Such beauty tinged with sadness. Gorgeous sunrise viewing, but also known for the amount of suicides here. This is noticeable with the "Crisis Hotline" call machines located along the bridge. Vendors also line the street with goods for sale.
  • This is a nice stop if you are ever passing through. Great for some quick viewing and photos. Often there is Native American people selling different items there as well.
  • GORGEous views. Really a great place to stop. We saw some wild (are any domesticated?) rams while there.
  • Awesome place to stop and an awesome view to see from the bridge. Don't just drive over it... Pull over and walk out on the bridge. It's worth your time for the feeling and the view. There are also vendors on the side of the road selling leather, art, jewelry, wood carvings, etc. The rest area is also nice/clean.
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