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Watersheds Bryant Creek Tributaries Trail Creek

location map Trail Creek  

Click for big mapLocation
Trail Creek has a small watershed, west of Dora, in the southeast portion of the Bryant Creek watershed. Rainwater falling on the watershed runs into Trail Creek from east of the Highway AC ridge; south from Highway 14; and drains west from Highway 181 and north from Highway CC. 

Communities
Trail is by the creek at the end of Highway AC. Richville is on Highway 14. 

Roads
There are several county roads in the watershed. Two cross the creek near Trail. 

Watershed Size: About 20 square miles. 

Click for topo mapTopography
Elevation ranges from 1,180 feet above sea level along Highway 14 west of Richville to 680 feet at its mouth. Maximum relief is 500 feet. 

Stream Flow
Tributaries: Burgess Hollow Creek drains into Trail Creek from the north. Trail Creek is perennial for about 5 of its 7 miles. This includes a couple of miles up Burgess Hollow. 

Landscape & Special Features
The steep lower watershed is mostly forested, while much of the moderate slopes and broad ridges of the middle and upper watershed are pasture land. Devils Rock Pile, Sauls Knob, and Simpson Mountain are notable high points in the upper reaches of the watershed. 

Topographic Maps
Gentryville, Dora, and Sycamore. 

School District: Dora. 

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