Bear Creek (Washington) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBear Creek
Location of the mouth of Bear Creek in Washington
|Main source||Paradise Lake|
|River mouth||Confluence with Sammamish River
30 ft (9.1 m)
|Basin size||32,100 acres (13,000 ha)|
Bear Creek is a tributary of the Sammamish River in King County, Washington, United States. The stream flows approximately 12.4 miles (20.0 km) from its source at Paradise Lake near Maltby to a confluence with the Sammamish River at Marymoor Park in Redmond. The creek has two tributaries, Cottage Lake Creek and Evans Creek, and a watershed of 32,100 acres (13,000 ha).
The Marymoor Prehistoric Indian Site in Redmond shows human occupation in the vicinity of the creek with artifacts on its banks dating to 4,000 BCE.
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