Wagon Wheel Gap Interpretive Site

Area Status: Open

This Interpretive facility is situated as a rest stop on the Silverthread Scenic Byway. It offers ample graveled parking lot, and interpretive signs explaining the Gap Geology and how it was named. It is not handicap accessible. There is also a small gravel boat launching ramp for rafts and small fishing boats to use on the river.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Creede, CO
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From the town of South Fork, CO take State Highway 149 toward the town of Creede Colorado. After traveling 13 miles and passing through the actual gap, look for the site on your left or west side of the hiway.

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