Did you know that “carpios” is Latin for “really awesome campground”? Okay, so we might be a bit off on the translation, but you get the idea. Carpios Ridge is the bigger sibling at Trinidad Lake State Park, with a bunch of campsites begging to be occupied. The water won’t be right outside your front door (or tent flap) but those views! The campground hangs out on a tall ridge 150 feet above the lake, gifting you and your camping companions with unbeatable water vistas. Hello, gorgeous!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
63 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
RV details
Hookups available (sewage)
Ask about water hookup
Ask about television hookup
Ask about generators
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Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


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Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica G.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 24th, 2015

Beautiful views! Lots of spaces with tent pads but not all. Nice firepit with grill but placed closer to parking than tent pad. This place seems like it gets a lot of RV traffic.

Very beautiful view overlooking the lake.

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Hipcamper Katie
Katie C.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2018

I've camped here and it was fine. No showers and it was almost $40 because you have to book online to reserve a campsite

Hipcamper Rebecca S.
recommends this listing.
September 1st, 2018
Hipcamper Lyndsi O.
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September 12th, 2017
Hipcamper Cat M.
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August 19th, 2017
Hipcamper Austin B.
recommends this listing.
February 24th, 2017
Trinidad Lake State Park
Phone Number
(719) 846-6951
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37.145° N, 104.57° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 62 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)