Highway of Legends Cokedale

Length: 110 miles
Driving time: 2-3 hours
Open: All Year

Highway of Legends Itinerary

You  will enjoy the dramatic settings that have inspired tall tales among Native American nomads, Spanish explorers, and Anglo and Hispanic settlers for hundreds of years. From the impenetrable heights of the Sangre de Cristos and Spanish Peaks to the ominous redrock abutments of the Dakota Wall and the Devil’s Stairsteps, this land is truly larger than life.

An extension was recently added to the byway from the town of Aguilar on I-25 west over 11,248 ft. Cordova Pass, reconnecting to State Highway 12 at Cuchara Pass. The 35- mile extension follows Huerfano/Las Animas County Road #46 through the San Isabel National Forest

Main Towns: Trinidad; Walsenburg, La Veta, Cuchara, Aguilar

Features include:

Wildlife:Elk, black bear, bobcat, and wide variety of songbirds