©

Creel trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Creel

(4.1/5 based on 500+ reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: nature, museums, sightseeing
Creel is a town in the Sierra Tarahumara of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is the second-largest town in the municipality of Bocoyna. It is located some 175km to the southwest of the state capital, Chihuahua, Chih. At the census of 2010, it had a population of 5,026, down from 5,338 as of 2005.Near Creel is Divisadero, perhaps the best-known overlook of the "Three Canyons" area of the Copper Canyon, as well as Basaseachic Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Mexico. Creel was historically a logging town, although tourism has become the primary job source over the last 20 years. There are many hotels, restaurants and a number of tours down into the canyons and throughout the surrounding area.HistoryCreel was founded with the name ‘Estación Creel’ on May 26, 1907, as a railroad depot on the Chihuahua - Pacific line. It was named after Enrique Creel governor of Chihuahua state at the time. He was the son of Reuben W. Creel, American delegate in Chihuahua. Creel was founded as a planned agricultural settlement that was intended to have a small number of Mexicans who were supposed to spread their culture onto the Tarahumara who were supposed to be the majority of the population. It was supposed to have 25 Mexican and 75 Tarahumara families, but in its early years only had about 30 Tarahumara families although the right number of Mexicans.
Use our Mexico itinerary planner to arrange the details of your trip to Creel and other destinations.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Creel

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Creel

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Creel:
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Creel

8 days in Northern Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Northern Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Mexico City & Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Cozumel, Mexico City & Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Chihuahua, Creel & Mexico City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Copper Canyon, Oaxaca & Chiapas BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG July, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Copper Canyon BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Chihuahua & Los Mochis BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Northern Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News