Attention Visitors

Due to precautionary measures taken for COVID-19 in the state of Colorado, visitors to Trinidad should be mindful that as of 3/26/20, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued a stay-at-home order, mandating that all Coloradoans (and folks within the state of Colorado) should stay home unless they must go out for one of the following reasons:

  1. —Obtain food and other household necessities for themselves and their family or household members. (please see the list HERE for the services currently offered by each of Trinidad’s dining establishments.)
  2. —Deliver those services or supplies to others, such as food, pet supply, other household consumer products, and products or equipment necessary to maintain the safety, sanitation, and critical operation of a residence.
  3. —To engage in outdoor activity, such as walking, hiking, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, biking or running. For purposes of outdoor activity, state parks will remain open to the public to engage in walking, hiking, biking, running, and similar outdoor activities but all playgrounds, picnic areas, other similar areas conducive to public gathering and attended areas shall be closed.
  4. —To perform work for critical industries.
  5. —To care for a family member, a vulnerable person, or pet in another household, or to care for livestock kept at a location other than an individual’s home.
  6. —To seek medical care

To view the full order, please click HERE. 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!


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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.