Trinidad Lake has one boat ramp, which is now open for the spring and summer seasons. Inspections are required on every vessel prior to each launch. Hours of inspection are daily from 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM.
ANS Advisory: The program to prevent the spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) in Colorado’s waterways will continue this year. Call ahead at (719) 846-6951, for ANS inspections outside the regular inspection hours.
All boats must be inspected before launch and when coming off the lake.
Before leaving a lake or other waterway, boaters should: DRAIN the water from the boat, live well and lower unit of the engine; INSPECT all exposed surfaces; REMOVE all plant and animal material; CLEAN the hull of your boat; DRY the boat, fishing gear, and equipment.
BOATING ALERT: Due to water being released, boaters be aware of underwater hazards. Not all hazards will be marked.