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!
ENJOY THE RIDE
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.
Click here for a short video on the highway before you go explore it for yourself!