Come explore Trinidad Colorado and you will find a hidden jewel here in Southern Colorado along one of the most beautiful and scenic drives in Colorado called the Highway of Legends. Trinidad Colorado has a population of about 10-12,000 and is located approximately 15 miles north of the New Mexico border and about 80 miles south of Pueblo on Interstate 25.
Trinidad Colorado is almost half way in between Denver and Albuquerque and also Colorado Springs and Santa Fe and very easy to get to. Most people know it as a fuel or eating stop along the way but what you will miss traveling down the Interstate is the local charm of one of the most interesting old western towns in Colorado.
Boasting one of the largest collections of old Victorian style homes west of the Mississippi, Trinidad is unique in its architecture and history.
The old West Legends live on in Trinidad, Walsenburg and this part of Southern Colorado!
Las Animas County Colorado is one of the largest counties in the USA consisting of approximately 4,800 square miles with about 80 percent of the land east of the Interstate and about 80 percent of the residents living west of the Interstate. Affordable mountain property and real estate has been one of the biggest attractions bringing people from all over the US to purchase their retirement property here in Southern Colorado. You will find local Real Estate information on Trinidadco.com to help you in your search.
The Scenic Highway of Legends…
Enjoy a trip around the Scenic Highway of Legends
Take a trip around the Highway of Legends from Trinidad to La Veta.
It’s one of the most beautiful scenic roads in all of Colorado! Click this link to view more Photos and a Map of The Scenic Highway of Legends. But better yet come visit and drive the Highway of Legends and experience all it has to offer.
Local Family History…
The History of this area is written in the lives of the many people who settled this beautiful mountain area and they created the interesting history that makes Trinidad Colorado what it is today.
Many families settled here over 100 years ago and their families still call this area home. Come learn about their family history and how they came to live here as they share their Interesting Stories online here!
and we also have a very active Forum with a Genealogy Forum where you might just find realitives if you have family from here.
The Trinidad Trolley…
Learn the history of many of Trinidad’s famous landmarks when you take a Ride on the Trolley! And you will find the Trolley near the Colorado Welcome Center or Safeway.
Colorado Welcome Center …
Located just north of Main Street and they are most helpful. Colorado Welcome Center’s Summer hours are 8am-6pm and Winter hours from 8am-5pm and their number is 719-846-9512. Stop by and see them and this is where you can catch the Trinidad Trolley for a tour of Trinidad.
The Trinidad-Las Animas Economic Development can assist you if you are considering moving your business to the area Call them at 1-800-748-1970 or locally 719-846-9412
Chamber of Commerce…
The Trinidad/Las Animas Chamber of Commerce is located at 136 West Main Street in Trinidad and can be reached at 1-866-480-4750 toll free or locally call 719-846-9285 or by email or you can visit their webpage.
Trinidad Skateboarding Park…
All about our new local Skate Park! Trinidad Skate Park 15,000 square feet of skate park goodness is waiting right here in Trinidad, Colorado. Join us for a great time on a kickin’ course. Ride the snake, drop the bowl, jump the volcano, carve the taco, grind long straights and jump the spine.