Cokedale National Historic District, off Highway 12 west of town along the "Scenic Highway of Legends". This is an intact coal camp, with numbered company houses and old company buildings that were once familiar sights in Southern Colorado.
Trinidad Lake State Park 32610 State, 719-846-6951. Because this park is located in the foothills, the scenery is gorgeous and there are plenty of outdoor activities available. Boating, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, and camping are just a few of the outdoor things to do.