Towns and Villages in
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Monument Lake is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on Highway 12, 37 miles west of Trinidad.
This high-altitude lake is owned by the City of Trinidad. In 1937, the WPA built the resort which still is in operation. The lake's name came from a rock formation that once stood in its center, 15 feet above water. The formation was said to represent two Indian Chiefs.
Monument Lake is a favorite among local fishermen. The lake has pedal boats and is stocked with brown and rainbow trout, kokanee salmon, and splake.
The Monument Lake complex originally included a fish hatchery and a zoo. Though now unused, these structures, charming examples of the WPA at it's best, can be seen below the damn east of the Lake.
The resort includes 13 cabins, RV and tent sites, a bath house, laundry, recreation room and a store.
For more information...
Monument Lake Resort & Campground. 4789 Highway 12, Weston, CO. Phone: 719-868-2226 (May-September).
Cities and Towns near Monument Lake
Cuchara. Cuchara, Colorado is situated on the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the heart of the Cucharas River Valley.
Stonewall. Stonewall is a village located at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on Highway 12.
Weston. Weston, a village of spectacular scenery and rich history, is located about 20 miles west of Trinidad on Highway 12.
Where to eat and stay near Monument Lake
Creekside Tavern @ Cuchara Event Ctr.
Hotels and Motels
Cuchara Inn .
73 Cuchara Avenue East Cuchara. Phone: (719) 742-3685.
Bed and Breakfasts
Colt Ranch B&B.
10,000 County Road 43.6 Stonewall. Phone: (719) 845-0353. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.coltranch.com
Campgrounds and RV Parks
Stonewall Inn & Rv Park.
6673 State Highway 12 Stonewall. Phone: (719) 868-2294.
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