The Highway of Legends is a beautiful drive that takes you through some of the most scenic and historic areas in Colorado. Awarded National Scenic Byway status in 2021, it weaves around the iconic Spanish Peaks, providing glimpses of unique geological formations like the dikes. Travelers are transported to bygone eras, from tales of Tarahumare Indians venerating the Spanish Peaks to legends of Wyatt Earp’s adventures.
This route connects Trinidad, Aguilar, and Walsenburg, offering visitors opportunities to explore rich coal mining histories, stroll through Hispanic settlements, and immerse in nature with activities like fishing, hiking, and picnicking.
Key stops include: Trinidad, Trinidad Lake State Park, Stonewall, Monument Lake, Cuchara, La Veta, and Walsenburg.
For a fuller narrative of the byway’s legends, LISTEN NOW during your drive or at leisure. Enjoy the journey and its rich tales!