Bear Creek (Colorado) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBear Creek
Bear Creek in Lair o' the Bear park.
|Main source||Clear Creek County, Colorado|
|River mouth||Confluence with South Platte
5,266 ft (1,605 m)
|Basin size||Bear Creek Watershed|
Bear Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River in central Colorado in the United States. Its source is Summit Lake near Mount Evans. The stream flows to a confluence with the South Platte River in Sheridan, Colorado, just south of Denver. Bear Creek runs through the Bear Creek Watershed. Bear Creek Watershed totals 236 square miles (610 km2), including all tributaries that discharge into the Bear Creek Reservoir. The two main tributaries are Bear Creek and Turkey Creek. The watershed extends from Mount Evans Wilderness to the Town of Morrison.
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