Trinidad Trails

Trinidad Trails meets every other week to discuss various topics and share information related to improving biking and walking in southern Colorado. Meetings are open to the public. Agencies and individuals interested in this effort are encouraged to attend. Meetings are held once a month, typically on a Tuesday, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Dodgeton Creek Brewery in Trinidad.

Trinidad Trails Vision Statement
Safe and convenient non-motorized multi-use trails connecting southern Colorado.

Trinidad Trails Mission Statement
Trinidad Trails, representing jurisdictions, agencies, community organizations and individuals in southern Colorado, advances connectivity of non-motorized networks for recreation, transportation and economic development through coordination, education and promotion.

2017 Meeting Calendar
All meetings take place at Dodgeton Creek Brewery from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

  • March 28

Trinidad Trails Goals and Objectives

Goal I: Coordination
Provide an open forum to coordinate bike and pedestrian infrastructure.
Objective 1: Develop a network of professionals that share expertise and support coordination of bike and pedestrian infrastructure.
Objective 2: Meet regularly to update bike and pedestrian project status and coordinate future projects.

Goal II: Advocacy
Advocate investments in new bike and pedestrian infrastructure.
Objective 1: Partner to support new bike and pedestrian projects.
Objective 2: Represent regional bike and pedestrian interests to the City of Trinidad, Las Animas County, the Transportation Planning Region, the Trinidad Outdoor Club, and other transportation and recreational planning agencies.
Objective 3: Educate & encourage local government agencies and elected officials to actively support investments in regional bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

Goal III: Education
Share information that leads to greater bike and pedestrian connectivity.
Objective 1:  Interact with experts or share studies that identify the economic development and health and safety benefits of biking and walking.
Objective 2: Coordinate an event to educate the public.
Objective 3: Provide expertise related to bike and pedestrian planning, design and maintenance best management practices.
Objective 4: Share grant opportunities and details.
Objective 5: Develop a system of maps and web tools for use by both locals and tourists providing information for the existing and future trails.

Goal IV: Measure Growth
Measure growth of bike and pedestrian infrastructure across the region.
Objective 1: Track the implementation of bicycle and pedestrian regional plans, including, but not limited to, the Trinidad Trails and Greenways Master Plan

Wormhole Loop Trails
The Wormhole Loops Trials are non-motorized multi-use trails located north of Simpson’s Rest in Trinidad. The trails are free and open to the public. These trails are currently being built by volunteers from the Trinidad Trails and Trinidad Outdoor Club.  The current trail is approximately 2.37 miles in length.  As new trails are built, the map below will be updated. The grand opening for the trail is scheduled for spring 2017.

Min altitude: 6076 ft
Max altitude: 6424 ft
Distance: 2.37 miles

Wormhole Loop Trails Map (10/20/2016)
Click below for an interactive map.

map

Wormhole Loop Trails Quotes
“My son and his friends tried out the bike course yesterday. They loved it!  Awesome track, they will be going back often. Great Trinidad addition!” 10/27/2016

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2 Responses to Trinidad Trails

  1. Maureen & William Latham says:

    Great photos of our new favorite hike

  2. Lawrence, Noreen and Jesse Woodward says:

    We restored the Boarding House and operated a wheel wright shop in Cokedale 30 years ago. Life took us to the green and white of Wisconsin. We look back and see wonderful well considered progress has been made since we left. The area tugs at our hearts. We much appreciate efforts such as yours. Humans striving for harmony with Nature. Kudos and Blessings.

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