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North Central Region
Rio Grande Gorge State Park
Rio Grande Gorge State Park Sunset on the Rio Grande © Greg Efner
Looking North over the Rio Grande river north of Taos,NM
Rio Grande Gorge State Park Rio Grande Gorge © Chris Walters
Side of bridge, gorge, valley mountains
RIO GRANDE GORGE STATE PARK
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RIO GRANDE GORGE STATE PARK
Located on the central Rio Grande flyway, Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is winter home to Canada geese, sandhill cranes, and various species of ducks and other waterfowl. A trail system along the river, classrooms, and an extensive library with viewing areas add to this valuable public resource.




Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
October 1 Pretty much life-altering view
Unforgettable in my life experience. Always led back here as much as I possibly can make it. Sometimes ice and snow make it difficult, but still - park, step out, look at that vista. Wind and peaceful incredible view. Bliss.
May 25 such a beautiful place to see by Carolyn
This is such a beautiful place to stop and see. dont miss this one! Also the rest area is very nice, with clean bathrooms.
May 22 A beautiful place
i love this beautiful place

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Directions
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is at the west end of Candelaria Road NW, as shown on this map of the area. From I-40 take exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard north for three blocks, and turn left onto Candelaria Road; from I-25 take exit 227 (Frontage Road) and turn right onto Candelaria Road.

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