Wheeler Geologic Area

Rio Grande National Forest east of Creede, Creede, CO 81130
Local: 719-657-3321
Region: South Central City: Creede


One of the most astounding geologic sites in Colorado, the area is accessed by hiking a 7-mile trail or driving a 14-mile 4WD road.  The 640 acre area is filled with ghostly spires and flowing folds of earth.