Gar Run facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGar Run
Location of Gar Run mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Brokenstraw Creek|
|Main source||divide between Gar Run and Oil Creek
about 2 miles east of Sanford, Pennsylvania
1,775 ft (541 m)
|River mouth||Brokenstraw Creek
1,286 ft (392 m)
|Length||4.96 mi (7.98 km)|
|River system||Allegheny River|
|Basin size||18.32 square miles (47.4 km2)|
|Bridges||Ross Hill Road, PA 27|
Gar Run is a 4.96 mi (7.98 km) long 3rd order tributary to Brokenstraw Creek. It is classed as a cold-water fishery by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Crouse Run
Gar Run drains 18.32 square miles (47.4 km2) of the Pennsylvania High Plateau province and is underlaid by the Venango Formation. The watershed receives an average of 42.6 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 388.06. The watershed is about 75% forested.
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