Deadwood River (Idaho) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDeadwood River
Construction of the Deadwood Dam in 1930
|Region||Valley and Boise counties|
|Main source||Deadwood Summit
6,965 ft (2,123 m)
|River mouth||South Fork Payette River
3,700 ft (1,100 m)
|Length||43.5 mi (70.0 km)|
|Basin size||109 sq mi (280 km2)|
The Deadwood River is a 43.5-mile (70.0 km) tributary of the South Fork Payette River, flowing through Boise National Forest in Valley and Boise counties, Idaho in the United States. It joins the South Fork Payette River about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Lowman. The source of the Deadwood River is below Deadwood summit on forest road 579 in the Salmon River Mountains. The Deadwood Dam was completed in 1931 and impounded the river to form Deadwood Reservoir.
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