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Trinidad is a city in Colorado. Formerly home of the famous Prairie Land and Cattle Company, it was one of the towns where travelers raised hell in the Old West.

Get in

By car

Trinidad is on Interstate 25, about 30 minutes north of the New Mexico border.

By air

Santa Fe has a small airport with service to Dallas/Fort Worth and Denver. Denver, Colorado Springs, and Albuquerque each have a larger airport with service by most major carriers. All four airports have standard rental car services.

By train

Amtrak's Southwest Chief Los Angeles-Chicago route serves Trinidad at 110 West Pine Street.

Get around


  • Cokedale National Historic District. Off Highway 12 west of town along the "Scenic Highway of Legends". This is an intact coal camp, with numbered company houses and old company buildings that were once familiar sights in Southern Colorado.


  • Trinidad Lake State Park, 32610 State, +1 719-846-6951. Because this park is located in the foothills, the scenery is gorgeous and there are plenty of outdoor activities available. Boating, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, and camping are just a few of the outdoor things to do.
  • Skateland, 424 W. Main, +1 719 846-2722. A historic building from the early years of roller skating. Recently underwent a major renovation that modernized its interior while keeping its historic exterior intact.



  • Rinos Restaurant, 400 E Main St, +1 719 845-0365.
  • East Peak Pub, 123 Pine St. This is a bar and restaurant with raving reviews from locals. Fusion dishes and Indian food are just a few of their specialties.




Go next

Routes through Trinidad
AlbuquerqueRaton  W Amtrak Southwest Chief icon.png E  La JuntaKansas City
Colorado SpringsPueblo  N I-25.svgUS 87.svg S  RatonSanta Fe/Clayton

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