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About TrinidadTrinidad, below the Santa Fe Trail's landmark Fisher's Peak, began as a supply center for the westward trail. The historic downtown area, designated Corazon de Trinidad (Heart of Trinidad), is known for its Victorian architecture, brick streets, shops and restaurants. The town was shaped by the influence of the Spanish, who came from the Southwest, and by the ranching and mining interests to the east and north. An early visitor was scout Kit Carson, whose name and statue mark a park on Kansas Street.

Leading west from the city, SR 12 travels about 35 miles through the Purgatoire Valley to 1,200-acre Monument Lake Park, part of Trinidad's city park system. The route then crosses 9,941-foot Cucharas Pass in a portion of the San Isabel National Forest and passes through La Veta, joining US 160 west of Walsenburg.

Visitor Centers Trinidad & Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce 136 W. Main St Trinidad, CO 81082. Phone:(719)846-9285

Things to Do A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art

Trinidad History Museum

Baca House

Bloom Mansion

Heritage Gardens

Santa Fe Trail Museum

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Trinidad, CO

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Trinidad

2833 Toupal Dr. Trinidad, CO 81082

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Holiday Inn & Suites

3130 Santa Fe Trail Dr. Trinidad, CO 81082

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Super 8

1924 Freedom Rd. Trinidad, CO 81082

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