Trinidad - South Central Colorado

Includes Aguilar

Just 13 miles north of the New Mexico border, Trinidad is seeped in Victorian and Hispanic influences from its native brick streets to the Corazon de Trinidad national Historic District where you will find eclectic architecture with an adobe twist. The small community lies at the confluence of El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio and Raton Creek and has long been a favorite camping site from nomadic Native American tribes and French trappers to today's visitors. In the early years Trinidad was the center of the sheep and cattle industries until coal was discovered in the nearby hills.

Bloom Mansion in Trinidad Colorado, Photo by Trinidad Tourism Board
Step Back In Time and Discover the Rich History of Bloom Mansion in Trinidad Colorado
Horse and carriage in downtown Trinidad Colorado, photo by Trinidad Tourism Board
Experience the Historic Downtown of Trinidad by a Riding in a Horse and Carriage

The Cokedale National Historic District, eight miles west, is the best example of an intact Colorado coal camp and once housed 1,500 miners. Currently it is home to the area's artist community. Nearby is the Ludlow Monument to the strikers and families who lost their lives during the Colorado coal strike of 1913-14. Explore the flora and fauna to the east along the Santa Fe Trail in the Comanche National Grasslands where the longest dinosaur track-site in the world lies almost untouched by civilization. To the west up the Scenic Highway of the Legends, Monument and North Lakes offer fishing and other outdoor activities with the picturesque background of the Huajatolla. At Trinidad Lake State Park you can hike, boat, waterski, windsurf or fish. Trout, bass, cat, walleye and crappie abound in the area.

Overlooking Trinidad Colorado, Photo by Trinidad Tourism Board
Enjoy the Many Hiking Trails Near Trinidad
Water Slide at the Trinidad Pool, Colorado, Photo by Trinidad Tourism Board
Cool Off and Have Fun at Trinidad's Water Park and Pool

Trinidad is near: Stonewall & Walsenburg

Featured Trinidad Businesses

Gears RV Park, Convenience Store, Exit 30 Restaurant
Near the glorious Spanish Peaks mountain range, Gears RV Park is alongside I-25 and moments from the quaint town of Aguilar, Colorado. Convenience Store, Exit 30 Restaurant, and full hookup RV sites!

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Peaceful Peaks Ranch - Glamping Off-The-Grid
At Peaceful Peaks Ranch spend your vacation Glamping in a bell tent with a woodstove and queen bed. Near Trinidad off the Highway of Legends. Play at Trinidad Lake State Park and the Spanish Peaks.

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Trinidad Lake State Park
In the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Southern Colorado, west of Trinidad with year-round campsites. Sylvan has recreation! State Park include 800 acre lake, fishing, boating, hiking, ice fishing.

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Trinidad Activities & Maps

National Historic Sites and Landmarks:
Raton Mesa and Pass National Landmark

Scenic Byways:
Highway of Legends Scenic Byway
Santa Fe Trail Scenic Byway


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