Introduction to Trinidad, Colorado
The name Trinidad derives from the Spanish word for 'trinity,' though the settlement, was supposedly named after the daughter of an early resident, named Trinidad Baca. The city was officially incorporated into the state in the year 1879. Trivially, Trinidad also holds residence to the highest number of sex-change operation doctors living in the country.
Trinidad and nearby Attractions
- Trinidad History Museum
- Trinidad Lake State Park
- Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library
- Capulin Volcano National Monument
- Taos Ski Valley
Things To Do In Trinidad
The city of Trinidad is a popular tourist destination, and provides a variety of recreational opportunities. The city is home to the A.R. Mitchell Memorial Museum and the Trinidad History Museum. Capulin Volcano National Monument, located on Folsom Road, holds an ancient volcano. The Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library has a lot of information about the historical and cultural background of the city. The Trinidaddio Blue Fest is organized every year by the residents of Trinidad.
The closest airport to the city is the Pueblo Memorial Airport.
Trinidad Higher Education
The Trinidad State Junior College, Adams State College, and Otero Junior College are schools for higher education.