Wheeler Trail

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Wheeler Trail # 790

The Wheeler trail is 10.1 miles long. It is also called the East Bellows Trail. It begins at Hansons Mill Site/Forest Road 600 and ends at Forest Trail 784. The trail is open for the following uses: Horseback Riding, Foot and Horse Travel. This trail lies within the La Garita Wilderness Area.

Usage: Light
Restrictions: No Motorized Vehicles, Wilderness Area.
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: YES at trailhead parking lot
Operated By: Forest Service

Directions: Directions from Creede: Travel southeast on Colorado Highway 149 for 7.3 miles, to the intersection of Colorado Highway 149 and Forest Road #600 (Pool Table Road), then approximately 9.5 miles northwest on Pool Table Road #600 to Hansons Mill. Park here and take the trail also know as the East Bellows Trail into the Wheeler Geological Area.


  • Trail Measurement: 10.1 Miles
  • Compass Latitude: 37°52'18.5"N
  • Compass Longitude: 106°47'14.4"W
  • Numeric Latitude: 37.87180709
  • Numeric Longitude: -106.7873333
  • Elevation in Meters: 3,292 to 3,414
  • Elevation in Feet: 10,800 to 11,200

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  • Trail Location
  • Trail Measurement
    10.1 Miles
  • Compass Latitude
  • Compass Longitude
  • Numeric Latitude
  • Numeric Longitude
  • Elevation in Feet
    10,800 to 11,200
  • Elevation in Meters
    3,292 to 3,414
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