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Monday, April 22, 2013

Colorful Colorado

Hello all,
 We finally decided to get back on the trail north. We had made reservations for Trinidad Lake State Park in Colorado. We left out on Friday, Trinidad had received 12" of snow on Tuesday but the weather forecast was for 60 degrees.
 The drive up was nice we crossed the Raton Pass at 7,834 ft. This pass was closed Tuesday. The site was quite soft from all the melting snow but at least  didn't need shoveling.

Drive down pass into Trinidad

Trinidad Lake
 Trinidad is located in the southeast part of the state and with stunning views of the Spanish Peaks.
 We took a scenic drive on Sunday called the Highway of Legends. The drive tends to circle the Spanish Peaks. The peaks elevation is about 13,600 and 12,600.
 It was a beautiful sunny day and the drive was spectacular. We had a nice pamphlet that pointed out historic and natural landmarks.
 The drive was 82 miles and then you drive 44 miles on the freeway to circle back.
  I will let Wendy's pics do most of the talking, we sure had that camera clicking;).
Our view for a picnic lunch
Greenhorn Mt.
 While driving home we stopped to look at Lathrop State Park. It has beautiful views and two clear lakes. Wendy thought it would be a nice place to return.
View from campsite at Lathrop State Park
Spanish Peaks
One of the lakes at the park


  1. Those mountain peaks look beautiful with snow on them. Stay warm at night!

  2. Beautiful pictures! :) Looks a little cold though.