Bear Creek (Gasconade River tributary) facts for kids
The stream headwaters are located at and the confluence with the Gasconade is at . The stream source is just south of Missouri Route 32 about three miles east of Lebanon. The stream flows north and then northeast running parallel to Interstate 44 passing south of Sleeper. The stream passes under the interstate and under Missouri Route T southeast of Stoutland. It continues east entering Pulaski County one half mile before entering the Gasconade under the Missouri Route 133 bridge south of Richland.
Bear Creek was named for the fact the area was a hunting ground of bears by pioneer settlers.
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