National & State Scenic Byways

Style: Spanish Colonial

The High Road to Taos

North Region

Constructed 1850

The High Road to Taos departs Santa Fe and climbs through picturesque mountain valleys home to some of New Mexico's oldest settlements. Proceed through Pojoaque, Nambe, Chimayo, Cordova, Truchas, Trampas, Penasco and Ranchos de Taos onto the arts center of Taos. Some of the state's most spectacular scenery awaits you. The High Road to Taos features Spanish Colonial communities and historic churches such as the Santuario de Chimayo and the Las Trampas Church. The road offers numerous historic and scenic stops and is remarkable in all seasons.

Taos, NM


taos mainstreet
taos arts and cultural district

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