Dry Creek (Sonoma County, California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDry Creek
|Region||Sonoma and Mendocino counties|
|- location||6 mi (10 km) west of Hopland|
|- elevation||760 ft (232 m)|
|- location||2 mi (3 km) south of Healdsburg, California|
|- elevation||82 ft (25 m)|
The Dry Creek Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area.
Lake Sonoma and the Warm Springs Dam
The creek flows roughly southeast until reaches Lake Sonoma, which is formed by the Warm Springs Dam. Several other creeks that used to merge with the creek now flow into the lake. Downstream of the dam, the creek continues flowing roughly southeast until its confluence with the Russian River.
Dry Creek is spanned by numerous bridges, including:
- at Yoakim Bridge Road, a concrete continuous tee beam built in 1956
- at Westside Road, a steel truss built in 1934
- at Lambert Bridge Road, a steel truss built in 1915
- at State Route 128, a prestressed concrete Tee Beam built in 2005
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