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John Dunn Bridge, Arroyo Hondo

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John Dunn Bridge is located in Arroyo Hondo in north-central New Mexico. It crosses the Rio Grande near the confluence of the Rio Hondo. It was built in 1908 by John Dunn who transported travelers and mail into Taos and housed travelers overnight at his hotel near the bridge. It was sold to the Territory of New Mexico in 1912, and at that time the toll bridge was made a free bridge to travelers. Recreational opportunities on the rivers include fishing, kayaking, and whitewater rafting. It is near the Black Rock Hot Springs.
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  • Fun to find this little out of the way bridge crossing the Rio Grande. Driving down the dirt road from Arroyo Hondo was okay in the early morning (this was in February) but I could see how it would... 
    Fun to find this little out of the way bridge crossing the Rio Grande. Driving down the dirt road from Arroyo Hondo was okay in the early morning (this was in February) but I could see how it would...  more »
  • From Arroyo Hondo, you’ll take a dirt/gravel road down to John Dunn Bridge on the Rio Grande River. We went in May, so the temps were very pleasant. Lots of people were fishing and picnicking... 
    From Arroyo Hondo, you’ll take a dirt/gravel road down to John Dunn Bridge on the Rio Grande River. We went in May, so the temps were very pleasant. Lots of people were fishing and picnicking...  more »

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