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Address: Creede, CO
Activities: Hiking, Four-wheeling
Description: This remote area can be reached by mountain bike, hiking trail or in a...
This remote area can be reached by mountain bike, hiking trail or in a four wheel drive vehicle.
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A Stunning Creation by Nature

Seeing Wheeler in-person, you gaze out and get the feeling that you're looking at something very special that only a handful of people in the world have been able to see. Reading... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Parker, Colorado
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Parker, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Seeing Wheeler in-person, you gaze out and get the feeling that you're looking at something very special that only a handful of people in the world have been able to see. Reading the fascinating volcanic history of the area makes you truly appreciate the concept of time and how many eons it took to create such a place. Walking around... More 

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Creede, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Wheeler Geologic area is really beautiful, everyone who gets to see it feels "My goodness how in the heck did this very unusual rock formation ever get here!!!". To get to the Area you drive up Pool Table road and then at the old Hanson Mill you can drive your four wheeler on to an area to stop about... More 

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Nocona, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Been vacationing in South Fork for 30 years and had never made it to Wheeler. This summer we decided this was the year we go. We unloaded our Kawasaki Teryx (which we bought from Bobby & Alice at the Kawasaki dealer in South Fork) at the Alder Creek Guard Station, took the back way up FR610 to FR611 to FR630... More 

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Altus, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The beating you take on the 3.5 HOUR jeep ride does not outweigh a unique site at the end. Hire a helicoptor.

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Erie, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fabulous eroded rocks that would fill Coors Field. Gorgeous long views along the way. Tooks lots of photos and left a bit of Mom's remains there. A big part of the review must be the road in: Fun drive for real 4x4s or ATVs--don't kid yourself if you don't have at least 7 inches of ground clearance. I drove in... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Hiked the East Bellows Creek trail from Hansen's Mill to the Wheeler. The multiple distances provided by signs and Forest Service information are different - some say 7 miles and some say 8.2 miles - here's the scoop. From the Trail Head to the end of the Wheeler 4WD Road (really more of a Jeep Track than a 4WD road)... More 

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Fresno, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great 4X4 trip into the beautiful Colorado back country. The trail definitely requires a high clearance 4 wheel drive vehicle. The trail is not difficult, but it is 15 miles in and 15 miles out. There is a short hike into a wilderness area to reach the unique geologic formations.

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Atlanta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After talking to locals we decided to visit but not in our truck. We were told the road was rough and they weren't lying. We rented one atv and one razor from Creede ATV and spent the day. They recommended that we leave early and we were glad we did. It seemed to be raining every afternoon we were there.... More 

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California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is such an amazing site. If you are taking an ATV, you travel 10 miles on a graded dirt road and 14 miles on a very rugged 4x4 road. It took us two hours to travel that 24 miles. When you get to the end of the 4x4 road, you need to get out and hie about a mile... More 

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Woodward, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Its a LONG rough road, alllll day trip but its a must see! Take the time to look around once you are there, there are all kinds of formations to see. Leave early!

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