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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. 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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  • Let say the views were impressive, and I did my best to try to fend off anxiety, but for me I had to appreciate the long-distance views and not look down too much. I didn't make it to the center of th...  more »
  • What an experience! We drove over, then we walked over it! Looking down was amazing! Put perspective on how we are so small in the scheme of things!!!  more »
  • If you are in the Taos area, make the trip out of town a little ways to see the Rio Grande from the high bridge. It isn't the Grand Canyon, but it's a great photo op.  more »
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  • We went fairly early in the morning. There were few people and little traffic on the bridge. It was beautiful and my kid's had fun running across it and looking over the edge and trying to make echoes. A must-visit in Taos.
  • Will scare you and you will love it. It will show you the power of the world and please hold on to your kids and have fun.... Thanks
  • Amazing views. There is a caravan of suvenior sells on one side of the bridge. Make sure you both walk across and stop at the rest area. From the rest area you can see the bridge and gorge from the side. There are facilities at the rest stop.
  • 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.
  • I liked the souvenir sellers and the ppl were very cool. Clean restrooms were always appreciated