Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos

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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. Using our international travel planner, Taos attractions like Rio Grande Gorge Bridge can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My kids and I were amazed at how far 600ft down was! Yes, we had a spitting contest! Got some great pix too.  more »
  • This is a must see! Beautiful canyon walls! Take a walk across and look for wildlife. Note the two sheep in the right corner of the last picture!  more »
  • We did not intend to drive to the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, but when we made it thew there and stopped. Is was well worth the trip. it really is a gorgeous gorge. It is amazing that the water could...  more »
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  • The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is an interesting place to visit in you are not afraid of heights and are into cool bridges. The view from the bride and in general the surrounding area in interesting: you only notice the gorge when you are almost at the bridge, otherwise the whole place seems to be an endless flat-land. There are parking options on both sides of the bride, and sidewalks as well so you can walk through and enjoy the view.
  • The parking is gravel spot on the side of the road. There is plenty of room. The ground is not super level but I saw several senior citizens managing just fine. The walk across the bridge is a few minutes. There is room for a stroller which would probably be best if you have a baby. There are several lookout points that give you a few more feet of room for posing and picture taking. The view is amazing and 100% shocking to find a gorge like that.
  • Awesome view! The bridge is definitely looking old though. The rest area is also full of people selling various craft items at tables, though they won't actively solicit you. The bathrooms are decent, and there are plenty of covered picnic tables with great views. It's worth visiting if you're in the Taos area!
  • Neat place to stop off for a break and enjoy the view of the Rio Grande river gorge far below. Beautiful views of how the river has carved it's path through the rock cliffs on it's journey. Road side rest stop and has vendors selling local wares.
  • It's a bridge over a big crack in the Earth. Pretty laid back spot. Bought some stuff off the natives at the rest stop, they were awesome. I would definitely comes back here again!

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