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Cripple Creek
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Location of the mouth of Cripple Creek
Country United States
State New York
Counties Herkimer, Otsego
Towns Warren, Springfield
Physical characteristics
Main source Weaver Lake
1,348 feet (411 m)
42°51′14″N 74°55′53″W / 42.85389°N 74.93139°W / 42.85389; -74.93139
River mouth Otsego Lake
South of Springfield Center
1,191 ft (363 m)
42°48′45″N 74°53′42″W / 42.81250°N 74.89500°W / 42.81250; -74.89500
Length 2.1 mi (3.4 km)
Basin features
Basin size 17.6 sq mi (46 km2)

Cripple Creek is a river in southern Herkimer County and northern Otsego County in the state of New York. It begins at the outlet of Weaver Lake near Warren and flows through Young Lake before flowing into Otsego Lake south of Springfield, New York. Was formally called Lawyers Creek.


Cripple Creek flows through Clarke Pond before discharging into Otsego Lake.

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