Just a few miles southwest of Trinidad, CO in southern Colorado lies Trinidad Lake State Park. Just west of the Interstate 25 corridor in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, this 2,700-acre park offers a variety of recreation opportunities, including 10 miles of trails through the pinon/juniper vegetation in the hills surrounding the lake, camping in the Carpios Campground, and ample water sports options such as fishing and boating. This is a fee area.

When Open? Area Acres Operated By
Year-round; 24 hours a day 3,223 acres Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Dogs Allowed? Miles of Trail Max/Min Elev (ft)
Dogs allowed on leash 12 6,140ft - 6,500ft

Trinidad Lake State Park Trail and Map Finder

Area Hiking Trails:
1 - Carpios Cove Trail
2 - Levsa Self-Guided Nature Trail
3 - Park View Trail
4 - Reilly Canyon Trail
5 - South Shore Trail
6 - Sunset Point Trail
Area Trailheads:
1 - Carpios Cove Trailhead
2 - Longs Canyon Trailhead
3 - South Shore Trail
4 - Sunset Point Trail
Area Campgrounds: