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Camels Creek
Map of Camels Creek mouth location
Map of Camels Creek mouth location
Map of Camels Creek mouth location
Map of Camels Creek mouth location
Location of Camels Creek Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett County
Physical characteristics
Main source Upper Little River divide
about 0.25 miles north of Ryes, North Carolina
435 ft (133 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 6 miles northeast of Boone Trail, North Carolina
123 ft (37 m)
Length 7.00 mi (11.27 km)
Basin features
Progression generally northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 10.68 square miles (27.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Patterson Road, Cool Springs Road

Camels Creek is a 7.00 mi (11.27 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina. The lower reaches of this stream flow through Raven Rock State Park.

Course

Camels Creek rises about 0.25 miles north of Ryes, North Carolina and then flows northeasterly to join the Cape Fear River about 6 miles northeast of Boone Trail, North Carolina.

Watershed

Canels Creek drains 10.68 square miles (27.7 km2) of area, receives about 46.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 403.85 and is about 57% forested.

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