Trinidad Lake State Park: Your Chance To Get Away From It All

Looking for a way to get away from everything, without having to travel hours and hours? Trinidad Lake State Park is located in Trinidad, Colorado, this park offers something for everyone and is an outdoorsman’s (or woman’s) paradise!

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If getting out and casting a line is your way of relaxing and getting away from everything, then you will love the crystal clear, clean waters of Trinidad Lake. All types of boaters and anglers appreciate the unique biodiversity of this lake. You’ll find rainbow and brown trout, largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, crappie and bluegill.

If you plan to fish, make sure you have a valid fishing license and understand all of the local laws and regulations. You can talk to a park ranger should you have any questions.

Nature Viewing

With miles and miles of trails, there’s ample opportunity to view nature. Remember to leave only footprints and take only pictures. Large and small animals alike grace the beautiful scenery, including pinion jay and roadrunners as well as deer, elk, and many other smaller animals.

You’ll love having the opportunity to see animals in their native habitat, as well as study where they live. It’s a great educational opportunity for children.


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Credit: By Nationalparks – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5,

If geology is your jam, then you’ll be in heaven at this pre-historic park. The park is considered to have one of the world’s best examples of the K-T Boundary marking the boundary between the Mesozoic and Cenozoic geologic eras. It also features the Purgatoire River, which cuts through Upper Cretaceous Trinidad Sandstone and Pierre Shale.

Bring your camera and favorite archaeology books and study the unique rock formations, soil, and landscape, then journal about it in detail. People from around the world come here to study the unique landscape.

If you’re searching for an RV for sale or have questions about RVing, contact us. We can answer any questions you have and make sure you have the information needed to make the best decisions for your needs. We can also assist with RV financing. And because our team enjoys RVing, we can also help direct you toward some great local RV destinations.

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