Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico

The Village of Arroyo Hondo in Taos County


Arroyo Hondo is a community with a population of 465 in 2018. It sits at an elevation of 6790 feet above sea level, with a land area of 135.4 square miles and a low population density of 29 people per square mile. The nearest large city with a population of 50,000+ is Santa Fe, NM, located 67.9 miles SW. The next closest large city is Albuquerque, NM 123.1 miles SW with a population of 450,000. The nearby surrounding cities are Questa, NM (8.8 miles N), Taos Pueblo, NM (9.5 miles NE) Taos Ski Valley, NM (10.6 miles) , Taos, NM (12.9 miles N), Ranchos de Taos, NM (15.2 miles N), Red River, NM (15.9 miles SE), Tres Piedras, NM (17.6 miles W), Eagle Nest, NM (23.2 miles E).

Arroyo Hondo is about small town of 135 square miles near Taos, New Mexico nestled in the Hondo Valley off highway US 522. The well known movie Easy Rider (starring Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda) had parts of the movie shot at the Arroyo Hondo Hot Springs about 7 miles from town.