Trinidad is known as the Southern Gateway to Beautiful Colorado. Trinidad State Recreation Area/Lake. Scenic Highway of Legends. Trinidad National Historical District. Cuchara Ski Resort only 35 miles away. Great western view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Large suites, poolside rooms and mountain view rooms available. Pet accommodation: 15.00/night (dogs only). Pet deposit: 50.00 per stay (refundable). Maximum 1 pet per room up to 35 lbs.