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Cedar Creek (South Fork Eel River)

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Cedar Creek (South Fork Eel River)

Cedar Creek
Country United States
State California
District Mendocino County
Source Red Mountain
 - elevation 778 ft (237 m)
 - coordinates
Mouth South Fork Eel River
 - coordinates
Length 11.2 mi (18 km)

Cedar Creek is an 11.2-mile-long (18.0 km)[1] tributary of the South Fork Eel River in Mendocino County in the U.S. state of California.[2] The creek begins southeast of Red Mountain, at an elevation of 778 feet (237 m). It makes an S-curve west-northwest then bends sharply south, dropping into the valley of the South Fork Eel. The confluence is south of the city of Leggett, on the river's right bank. The only named tributary of Cedar Creek is Little Cedar Creek, a headwaters tributary. Big Dann Creek joins the South Fork Eel on the same bank, just upstream of Cedar Creek, while the next major tributary downstream of Cedar is Rock Creek. The Cedar Creek watershed is rugged and has few tributaries.[3]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 9, 2011
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cedar Creek (South Fork Eel River)
  3. ^ "South Fork Eel River Wilderness".  

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