Located into the southern Colorado foothills along the scenic Highway of Legends, Trinidad’s desert climate makes it a popular spot to enjoy year- round hiking, fishing, boating and camping. Miles of trails wind through ancient and interesting local history, including the historic Santa Fe Trail. Spectacular scenery provide visitors and nature enthusiasts with great outdoor exploration opportunities. Area attractions like the former mining town of Trinidad with its colorful history make great side trips.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 43 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities.