Wheeler Geologic Area.

near Creede, Colorado

Wheeler Geologic Area

Wheeler Geologic Area in The Rio Grande National Forest.  This area was named a National Monument in 1908 but because it was so isolated and inaccessible was turned over to The National Forest Service in 1950 and redesignated a Geologic Area for added protection.

See PHOTO GALLERY THIRTY-SEVEN to view more images of this area.

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