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Trinidad Lake State Park
Longs Canyon area of Trinidad Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Trinidad Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Trinidad Lake State Park
Location Las Animas County, Colorado, USA
Nearest city Trinidad, CO
Coordinates 37°08′44″N 104°34′13″W / 37.14556°N 104.57028°W / 37.14556; -104.57028Coordinates: 37°08′44″N 104°34′13″W / 37.14556°N 104.57028°W / 37.14556; -104.57028
Area 2,860 acres (1,160 ha)
Established 1980
Visitors 120,903[1] (in 2009-10)
Governing body Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Trinidad Lake State Park is a state park 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Trinidad, Colorado, United States. The park protects Trinidad Lake, a dammed reservoir. There are hiking trails, and camping and boating opportunities.[2] The park features historical attractions such as the coal mining ruins at Cokedale. An exposure of the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary (K–T boundary) is visible in the southern part of the park.

A portion of the mountain route of the Santa Fe Trail runs through the park.


  1. ^ "Trinidad Lake Fact Sheet". Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Trinidad Lake State Park". Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
Exposure of the K–T boundary at Trinidad Lake State Park

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Pueblo Chieftain
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 02:52:30 -0800

TRINIDAD — The leaves are falling and the air is colder at Trinidad Lake State Park. The accumulation of driftwood on the shorelines and in the park's reservoir can interfere with many aspects of recreation, including fishing and boating. But at the ...
Pueblo Chieftain
Tue, 13 May 2014 04:00:05 -0700

Trinidad Lake State Park (Las Animas County): The fish are biting! We've had reports of excellent walleye (14lbs, 14 ounces and 8lbs), great smallmouth bass (5-6lbs), and many nice rainbow trout (14-inch range) in the last few weeks. Orange and yellow ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 04:07:17 -0700

The team of Forrest Beckman, 15, left, of Parker, and Morgan Fitzgerald, 16, of Salida show off their catch at the Colorado/New Mexico State High School Fishing Championship Saturday May 17, 2014 at Lake Pueblo State Park in Pueblo, Colo. The pair took ...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:29:53 -0700

TRINIDAD — Trinidad Lake State Park is offering free permits to people willing to gather firewood in designated areas of the park. People may gather driftwood beginning Wednesday and continuing through March 15, along the shoreline at the boat ramp, ...

North Denver Tribune
Sat, 27 Jul 2013 08:56:15 -0700

There's plenty of outdoor fun at the reservoirs at Trinidad Lake State Park, North Sterling State Park, Lathrop State Park near Walsenburg and Navajo State Park near Durango. Chatfield State Park and Cherry Creek State Park are the most visited parks ...

The Denver Channel

The Denver Channel
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:09:50 -0700

Trinidad Lake in Trinidad Lake State Park is closed to boating until further notice. Helicopters equipped with buckets are dipping into the lake for water to fight the fire. Firefighters from the Fisher's Peak Fire Protection District, the Stonewall ...
CBS Local
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:45:00 -0700

Firefighters made significant progress on the fire on Saturday. Containment is now at 95 percent. The lake at Trinidad Lake State Park is closed to allow firefighting helicopters to get water. The West Fork Complex Fire is 66 percent contained. Rain ...
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:12:23 -0700

Along this byway, you will find Lathrop State Park, which has a nine-hole golf course, and Trinidad Lake State Park. Sights at Trinidad Lake range from open vistas to grasslands, forests, cliffs and ponds. Plus the Long's Canyon trail provides one of ...

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