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. 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.
Exposure of the K–T boundary at Trinidad Lake State Park
Trinidad Lake State Park, Colorado
Favorites Sites: Carpios Ridge: 6, 12, 13, 15, 23, 27, 38, 45, 46, 47, 48, 52 South Shore: 101, 104, 107, 110.
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There are two campgrounds at Trinidad Lake with a total of 73 sites. The South Shore Campground has ten non-electric sites within walking distance of the lak...
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This beautiful lake in Southern Colorado has a mild climate and a long season. Trinidad Lake offers great boating, camping, fishing, wildlife viewing and is ...
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Thu, 01 Jan 2015 06:48:45 -0800
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is encouraging you to take part in their First Day Hikes. The hikes are guided expeditions at 27 State Parks across Colorado. Hikes are free but a park's pass is required ($7 per vehicle). Giveaways and refreshments will be ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 02:59:32 -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 ...
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 ...
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:31:00 -0800
DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife will sponsor guided hikes in 27 of the 42 state parks on New Year's Day as part of America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. Last year, nearly 28,000 people across the U.S. took part in the 2014 First Day hike.
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 ...
North Texas e-News
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:03:45 -0700
We have had two recent stockings of over 5000 rainbows in the 10 to 12 inch sizes. Fishing has been fair with some limits coming out while others are reporting poor success. Water levels have remained steady and the temperature has not risen too high ...
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 ...
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 ...
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