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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos

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Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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Loop around Wheeler Peak on Enchanted Circle Drive and take in all the natural wonders thatĀ alter the landscape along the way. The route covers 133.6 km (83 mi) over mountains and through forests. You can explore an ancient Native American village at Taos or take part in outdoor activities around every bend, including balloon rides, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, and skiing. If you have time, consider straying off the main road to catch sights like the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Put Enchanted Circle Drive into our Taos travel route planning site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taos.
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  • We enjoyed our drive on a weekday in mid October. All was quiet and the road was open for a leisurely drive. Facilities were lacking where the wheelchair is concerned. But we learned fast that the... 
    We enjoyed our drive on a weekday in mid October. All was quiet and the road was open for a leisurely drive. Facilities were lacking where the wheelchair is concerned. But we learned fast that the...  more »
  • If you're wanting to do the circle drive I would recommend going and staying at Red River. In the full season it's not that crowded and and you could probably stay at the local Best Western which is.....  more
    If you're wanting to do the circle drive I would recommend going and staying at Red River. In the full season it's not that crowded and and you could probably stay at the local Best Western which is.....  more »

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