Chevelon Creek

Chevelon Creek
Chevelon Canyon (4877922669).jpg
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • elevation7,000 ft (2,100 m)
 • elevation
6,400 ft (2,000 m)

Coordinates: 34°25′57″N 110°50′36″W / 34.43250°N 110.84333°W / 34.43250; -110.84333 Chevelon Creek is located in the Mogollon Rim area of the state of Arizona. The closest town Heber is 18 miles (29 km) away. The facilities are maintained by Apache–Sitgreaves National Forest division of the USDA Forest Service.


There is a bridge at Mormon Crossing, named after the Mormon settlers who abandoned an attempt to start a community there through lack of water.[1]

Fish species


  1. ^ Granger, Byrd H. (1957). "Early Mormon Place Names in Arizona". Western Folklore. 16 (1): 43–47. doi:10.2307/1497061. ISSN 0043-373X. JSTOR 1497061.
Aerial view of Chevelon Creek (right-to-left) and Potato Wash (right of center, receding)

External links

  • Arizona Fishing Locations Map
  • Arizona Boating Locations Facilities Map
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