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The Camas Creek, east of Fairfield, Idaho, October 2010
Camas Creek (Big Wood River tributary) is located in Idaho
Camas Creek (Big Wood River tributary)
Camas Creek (Big Wood River tributary) is located in the United States
Camas Creek (Big Wood River tributary)
Location of the mouth of Camas Creek in Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
Counties Camas County, Idaho, Elmore County, Idaho, Blaine County, Idaho
Physical characteristics
Main source west of Hill City, Elmore County, Idaho
5,807 ft (1,770 m)
River mouth Big Wood River
Magic Reservoir, Camas/Blaine counties, Idaho
4,800 ft (1,500 m)
Length 64 mi (103 km)
Basin features
Basin size 698 sq mi (1,810 km2)

Camas Creek is a 64-mile (103 km) long river in southern Idaho, United States, that is a tributary of the Big Wood River.

Description

Beginning at an elevation of 5,807 feet (1,770 m) west of Hill City in eastern Elmore County, it flows east into Camas County, where it is roughly paralleled by U.S. Route 20. About 10 miles (16 km) east of Fairfield, it forms the Camas-Blaine county line and continues east to its mouth at Magic Reservoir, at an elevation of 4,800 feet (1,463 m). Camas Creek has a 698-square-mile (1,810 km2) watershed.

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