One Of The Highest Bridges In The Whole Country Is Right Here In New Mexico

New Mexico is a land of extremes. This state is home to some exceptionally dry deserts, lush forests, blazing hot chiles, and the oldest locations in the country. Did you know it is also home to one of the country’s highest bridges as well?

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The bridge is open to the public daily and parking is available on the western side of the bridge. For details about the Rio Grande Gorge, you can visit the Bureau of Land Management website.

Website: blm.gov
Location: Google Maps

If you’re looking forward to exploring more of the Rio Grande Gorge, you’ll want to make time to hike the gorge’s namesake trail. Measuring approximately seven miles overall, this trail offers incredible sights and information about the area. Read about the Rio Grande Gorge Trail in The Easy Gorge Trail In New Mexico That Will Make You Feel On Top Of The World.

Address: Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, New Mexico 87529, USA