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Battle Creek
Battle Creek (Owyhee River tributary) is located in Idaho
Battle Creek (Owyhee River tributary)
Battle Creek (Owyhee River tributary) is located in the United States
Battle Creek (Owyhee River tributary)
Location of the mouth of Battle Creek in Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
County Owyhee County, Idaho
Physical characteristics
Main source Owyhee County, Idaho
6,704 ft (2,043 m)
River mouth Owyhee River
west of Riddle, Owyhee County, Idaho
4,636 ft (1,413 m)
Length 67 mi (108 km)
Type: Wild
Designated: March 30, 2009

Battle Creek is a 67-mile (110 km) long tributary of the Owyhee River. Beginning at an elevation of 6,704 feet (2,043 m) in central Owyhee County, Idaho, it flows generally south through the Owyhee Desert to its mouth west of Riddle, at an elevation of 4,636 feet (1,413 m). In 2009, 23.4 miles (37.7 km) of the creek were designated as wild by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, which also created the Owyhee River Wilderness.

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