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Trinidad Lake State Park, Trinidad

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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–Pg 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.
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  • After reading recent reviews, we were pleasantly surprised at what a nice state park this is. The sites were well maintained and spaced well apart. The trail above the lake was an easy hike and I did....  more »
  • Trinidad Lake is absolutely gorgeous. I never would’ve thought I’d end up loving Trinidad so much. However, this is part of the state that’s as good as any other. It’s just one of those areas that...  more »
  • The view is amazing. And the scenery is gorgeous. The campsites have electricity but not water hookup but you are always near a spicket. The lake is wonderful and beautiful. They have a bath house and showers. It's very peaceful and serene. It has native american teaching. Like how to through a spear and how to make cornmeal. And then there's the big lake. It is great for fishing and great for hikes. It is dog friendly and it is just an amazing campsites
  • Wonderful views and clear clean water. We stopped several times to picnic and relax near the lake. Camping is good but spaces are close together.

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