Mink Creek (Canadarago Lake tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMink Creek or Otskonoga
Location of the mouth of Mink Creek
|Other name(s)||Trout Brook|
|Region||Central New York; Leatherstocking Region|
|Main source||Adjacent to I-20 west-northwest of Richfield Springs
Approximately 1,420 ft (430 m)
42°52′01″N 75°01′26″W / 42.86694°N 75.02389°W
|River mouth||Canadarago Lake
South of Richfield Springs
1,273 ft (388 m)
42°50′21″N 75°00′01″W / 42.83917°N 75.00028°W
|River system||Susquehanna River|
|Basin size||10.8 sq mi (28 km2)|
Mink Creek or Otskonoga, also known as Trout Brook, is a stream in northern Otsego County, New York. Its source is adjacent to US Route 20 just east of the community of Brighton and west-northwest of the Village of Richfield Springs and flows northeast into an unnamed swamp in adjacent Herkimer County. It then exits the swamp and flows south back into Otsego County before converging with Canadarago Lake south of Richfield Springs. The Iroquois' name for the creek is Otskonoga.
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