Re: What to do in Trinidad CO?
Cuchara is about 45 miles West of Trinidad. On the way to Cuchara is Monument Lake and it has some great trout fishing, if you like lake fishing. A little further up the road from Monument Lake is Black Lake, great for fly and spinner bait fishing. Between the two lakes and 5 miles West is Purgatoire Campground. Take the jeep trail next to the campground and go to the top of the mountain. I have dozens of pictures I took of Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep from under 20 yards on that mountain. South of Trinidad on I-25 is Raton, NM. (about 25 miles) The Nra Whittington Center is just West of Raton. If your an NRA member, you have access to several thousand acres of shooting ranges. The next big town North of Trinidad is Pueblo, CO. The Royal Gorge and Royal Gorge bridge are about 45 minutes West of Pueblo and is the most beautiful place I have ever been. I swung out over the rim on a sling shot there. 1310 feet over the Colorado River! Nothing between me and the river but air! (Lot's of it) There are several little day trips and half day trips out of Trinidad. Three weeks and you should be able to do them all [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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