Attention Visitors

Due to precautionary measures taken for COVID-19 in the state of Colorado, visitors to Trinidad should be mindful that as of 4/28/20, Governor Polis has mandated a “Safer-at-home” order,  which entails the following: 

  • —Critical businesses are still open.
  • —Non-critical businesses are open with restrictions (call ahead to confirm hours of operation and further details).
  • —Stay at home as much as possible.
  • —Practice good hygiene. Wash your hands frequently and don’t touch your face.
  • —Wear a face covering or mask when you leave your home.
  • —Connect with neighbors and loved ones virtually.
  • —No in-person gatherings of more than 10 people.

Thank you kindly for your understanding and cooperation.


Come explore our historic downtown with eclectic restaurants to please any palate and discover shops both trendy and vintage. Tour museums and learn about our iconic western history. Discover the rich architecture from the 1800s when Trinidad was vying to become Colorado’s state capital. Located in the picturesque landscapes of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, you will find pristine Trinidad Lake State Park, Bear, Blue, Monument and North lakes with outstanding fishing, boating, camping, hiking and outdoor recreation opportunities. Come discover all that the region has to offer in the way out west!


Explore all Trinidad has to offer!


August 25, 2018


August 25, 2018


August 25, 2018


August 25, 2018


Halfway between Denver and Santa Fe

From Denver and the Front Range: Take I-25 South for 190 miles. If your appetite needs satiating, come discover everything from wood-fired pizza, zesty pasta, authentic Mexican, delicious deli-style sandwiches to gourmet coffees. Before you leave town, visit our museums, galleries and boutiques.

From Santa Fe and beyond: Take I-25 North from Santa Fe for 190 miles. Ready to experience a slice of Southern Colorado? Trinidad is the starting point for the Scenic Highway of Legends. This historic drive will take you over passes, through valleys and historic mountain villages.