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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos

#1 of 12 in Scenic Drive in New Mexico
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Loop around Wheeler Peak on Enchanted Circle Drive and take in all the natural wonders that 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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  • Catch this beautiful drive in Taos either on the East or West entrance. I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy this drive as much as the High Road, but found them each different, and enjoyed each equally...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery and a great variety from mountains to high desert, along with adobe to log cabin homes and incredible views. Each town has its unique flavor and Red River is a fun look back into...  more »

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